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A 220-mile section of the James River is now a part of the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail.
Trails along four major Chesapeake Bay tributaries are being added to the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail.
The river that supplies the Washington area's drinking water is threatened by urban and agricultural pollution, a nonprofit advocacy group says.
Environmental problems in the Chesapeake Bay and how they can affect human health are the subject of a two-day conference in Baltimore.
Volunteers who have been growing underwater grass sprouts at home for the last three months are set to plant them in the James River.
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.
The county is considering a legal battle against the state to avoid charging property owners for runoff cleanup efforts.
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."
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.