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Dissolved oxygen squeeze poses problems for bay life

Combine record-high surface water temperatures on the Chesapeake Bay and dissolved oxygen in the waters, and fish can have problems.

Sunday - 07/15/2012, 10:43am EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, surface temperature, Fish, crabs, Department of Natural Resources, Max Smith

Consensus: Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan on track

The six states and the District of Columbia within the Chesapeake Bay watershed are on pace to restore the nation's largest estuary, state and federal officials and environmentalists agreed Monday.

Tuesday - 07/10/2012, 03:29am EDT

Tags: Bob McDonnell, Chesapeake Bay

Police recover body of missing boater off Md.

Police have found the body of a man who disappeared after a boat capsized off southern Maryland in last week's thunderstorms.

Monday - 07/02/2012, 03:04pm EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay

App lets swimmers check the 'jellyfish forecast'

There could be more jellyfish than usual this summer at area beaches ... but don't worry, there's an app for that.

Thursday - 06/28/2012, 07:20am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, Chesapeake Bay, iPhone

Dead zones improve in Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay dead zones are down this June from last spring when heavy rains pushed them to levels not seen in decades.

Thursday - 06/21/2012, 02:52pm EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Dead zones

Navy: Drone aircraft crashes in Md.; no injuries

A Naval drone aircraft crashed on Maryland's Eastern Shore on Monday without injuries or property damage on the ground, officials said.

Tuesday - 06/12/2012, 01:45am EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, Bloodsworth Island, Md., Patuxent River Naval Air Station

EPA assesses states' Chesapeake restoration plans

The Environmental Protection Agency is urging New York to submit its overdue state plan for cutting pollution that flows into Chesapeake Bay, part of an effort by all six bay watershed states and the District of Columbia, a top EPA official said Thursday.

Thursday - 05/31/2012, 04:35pm EDT

Tags: EPA, Chesapeake Bay, environmental plan

Conditions improve slightly amid Md. fish kills

Scientists say the conditions that killed thousands of fish recently in Maryland waters may be improving slightly, but dead fish continue to surface.

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 11:02am EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, mahogany tide

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