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Earth Day provides chance to reflect on Chesapeake Bay

Sunday is Earth Day, a day to think a little bit more about the environment -- and maybe even do something to help clean it up.

Sunday - 04/22/2012, 06:27am EDT

Tags: Earth Day, Chesapeake Bay, Mark Bryer, Nature Conservancy

Frederick Co. considers fighting state ‘rain tax' law in court

The county is considering a legal battle against the state to avoid charging property owners for runoff cleanup efforts.

Saturday - 04/21/2012, 02:00am EDT

Tags: stormwater runoff, Maryland General Assembly, Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay crabs making a comeback

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley says there's good news on the health of the Chesapeake Bay: "The blue crab is coming back and you see more of them."

Friday - 04/20/2012, 04:13am EDT

Tags: blue crab, Chesapeake Bay, Riva, dredge survey, kate Ryan

Chesapeake Bay gets D+ in new report card

Heavy rains and a hot summer harmed the Chesapeake Bay's health last year, earning it the second worst grade on a yearly report card issued Tuesday by the University of Maryland's Center for Environmental Science.

Tuesday - 04/17/2012, 05:17pm EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, Sandy Hook

Legislature finalizes limits on new septic systems

The Maryland Legislature has passed a controversial bill that limits where new septic systems can be installed.

Monday - 04/09/2012, 04:27pm EDT

Tags: septic systems, Chesapeake Bay, Thomas V. Mike Miller, The Library of Virginia

Legislature completes work on flush tax increase

Marylanders can likely expect a hike in their annual sewer bills.

Monday - 04/09/2012, 04:27pm EDT

Tags: Maryland House, flush tax, House Environmental Matters Committee, presidential campaign, Chesapeake Bay

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