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Tidal flooding pictures wanted

Maryland is looking for photos of higher-than- normal tides over the next couple of days to help document flooding.

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 09:48am EST

Tags: Maryland Department of Natural Resources, King Tides, Kate Skaggs, kristi king, Chesapeake Bay

McDonnell makes big, last push for lasting legacy

Gov. Bob McDonnell is using his annual address to the state to make one big, last push for a lasting legislative legacy, urging lawmakers to embrace his education and transportation reforms.

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 05:55am EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, State of the Commonwealth, transportation, civil rights restoration, mental health, teacher pay raise, Chesapeake Bay

Report finds bay restoration progress, concerns

A new report by the Environmental Integrity Project is calling for tougher state permitting and oversight to achieve Chesapeake Bay restoration goals.

Thursday - 12/06/2012, 02:59pm EST

Tags: Chesapeake Bay

Study: Natural gas exports would help economy

Exporting natural gas would benefit the U.S. economy even if it led to higher domestic prices for the fuel, according to a study commissioned by the Energy Department.

Wednesday - 12/05/2012, 04:51pm EST

Tags: Sierra Club, Dominion Resources Inc., Chesapeake Bay, Calvert Cliffs State Park

Va. to study effects of winter crab dredging

Friday - 11/23/2012, 03:03pm EST

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, crabs

Va. extends blue crab harvest by 2 weeks

Virginia watermen are getting an extra two weeks to harvest blue crabs from the Chesapeake Bay.

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 12:31pm EST

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, Newport News, crabs, Virginia Marine Resources Commission

Portion of lower James re-opening to shellfishing

Virginia public health officials are re-opening a portion of the lower James River to shellfishing.

Thursday - 11/15/2012, 03:45am EST

Tags: shellfish, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia Department of Health, Hurricane Sandy

The riverkeepers: Measuring Sandy's impact on the Chesapeake Bay (VIDEO)

After Superstorm Sandy, riverkeepers are taking to area waterways to gauge the impact of the storm on the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

Saturday - 11/03/2012, 09:24am EDT

Tags: riverkeeper, Chesapeake Bay, Kate Ryan

Researchers gauging Sandy's impact on Chesapeake

Across the environmentally fragile Chesapeake, researchers are spreading out to see what Sandy has wrought. So far, the indications are that the impact has not been as great as last fall when a pair of tropical storms caused widespread flooding that dumped mud, debris and sewage into the bay.

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 06:40pm EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay

Power restored to Maryland water treatment plant

Power has been restored to the Little Patuxent Water Reclamation Plant in Howard County, Md. after millions of gallons of sewage spilled into the Chesapeake Bay.

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 03:34pm EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, Ken Ulman, Hurricane Sandy, alicia lozano, paula wolfson

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