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  • Environmental groups stepping up opposition to crude oil shipments in Baltimore

    Environmental groups stepping up opposition to crude oil shipments in Baltimore
    David Flores first spotted the red diamond placards — numbered to designate crude oil shipments — about two weeks ago on a long line of rail cars idling on a trestle over Interstate 695, near Hollins Ferry Road in Baltimore County. "I don'...
  • Manure curbs could cost Shore farmers, study says

    Manure curbs could cost Shore farmers, study says
    An O'Malley administration plan to restrict the use of chicken manure as crop fertilizer could cost Eastern Shore farmers from $22 million to nearly $53 million over the next six years, depending on how quickly they have to comply, a new study says. And...
  • Striped bass catch curbs ordered

    Striped bass catch curbs ordered
    Moving to counter worrisome declines in one of the East Coast's most prized fish, an interstate commission has ordered a 25 percent cutback in the catch of striped bass along the Atlantic coast next year and a somewhat more gradual reduction by anglers...
  • Improve Baltimore's transit to improve its future

    Improve Baltimore's transit to improve its future
    Can Baltimore continue to do what it takes to become a thriving metropolis like Boston and San Francisco, or are we destined to be stuck in the Detroit-Cleveland post industrial doldrums? That question may well be answered by political and civic leaders...
  • Home-garden news for Oct. 23: Volunteers needed to create oyster reef balls; animal shelter contest

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is seeking volunteers to help make concrete reef balls used in Chesapeake Bay oyster reef restoration projects. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old and are needed Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 28-30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m....
  • Volunteers needed to build oyster reef balls

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is hosting a three-day workshop next week for volunteers to construct concrete reef balls used in the Chesapeake Bay oyster reef restoriation project. The assembly session is set for Oct. 28, 29, and 30 at the foundation&...
  • A farmer's perspective on phosphorous management

    A farmer's perspective on phosphorous management
    From the time I graduated from college and returned to the farm, I have been dealing with government regulations, environmental extremists and animal rights activists. Over the years I have seen farmers (myself included) negotiate and give in little...
  • A bit of education will enhance your appreciation of oysters

    A bit of education will enhance your appreciation of oysters
    One of the world’s most diverse and intriguing foods, the oyster is heavily influenced in its development and flavor by where it is grown. As the location of a vineyard can change the taste and texture of a grape -- a concept known as terroir --...
  • Oct. 13 Letters: Hampton police, Mark Warner, Ed Gillespie, Washington football, Scott Rigell, bay restoration

    Efficient practices? It seems that in the last few years, with tight city budgets, our city services would look to decrease waste and increase efficiencies, but this does not seem to be the case with our police department. I have noticed over the course...
  • For Annapolis native, rowing trip takes 35 years, and offers unique perspective on Chesapeake

    For Annapolis native, rowing trip takes 35 years, and offers unique perspective on Chesapeake
    More than three decades ago, 22-year-old Annapolis native Andy Teeling climbed aboard his 16-foot dory and embarked on an ambitious journey to circumnavigate the 450-mile coastline of the Delmarva Peninsula in a rowboat. After two months of rowing...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Oct. 12 Boat show The annual U.S. Sailboat Show will be held 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Sunday-Monday at the Annapolis City Dock. Now in its 45th year, the nation's oldest and largest in-water sailboat show attracts more than 50,000 boating enthusiasts...