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  • Bay advocates say state lax in monitoring county stormwater controls

    Bay advocates say state lax in monitoring county stormwater controls
    Local governments are charged with enforcing state regulations limiting polluted runoff from new development, and the state is supposed to check on them. Only state officials acknowledge they aren't doing it. Environmental advocates say the lack of...
  • Governor candidates weigh in on environment

    Five of the six major announced candidates for governor in 2014 -- along with the running mate of the sixth -- told a group of environmentalists in Annapolis Tuesday that they are devoted to preserving the Chesapeake Bay but split on strategies for paying...
  • Bay naturalist, writer John Page Williams honored

    Bay naturalist, writer John Page Williams  honored
    Ahoy! There's a new admiral on the Chesapeake Bay. John Page Williams, senior naturalist with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, earned the honorific rank Tuesday night in Annapolis in recognition of his 40-year career teaching and writing about the bay....
  • Excluding Bay Foundation is outrageous [Letter]

    Excluding Bay Foundation is outrageous [Letter]
    The exclusion of the esteemed and widely respected Chesapeake Bay Foundation as a potential partner for the Chesapeake Bay Run is truly outrageous and arrogant ("Chesapeake Bay Foundation excluded from bridge run," Nov. 13). If Sparrow Rogers of...
  • Maryland shouldn't backtrack on manure pollution [Commentary]

    Maryland shouldn't backtrack on manure pollution [Commentary]
    All across our great state, Marylanders are sharing the responsibility of cleaning up our polluted waterways. Residents should not and will not accept the frequent occurrence of algae blooms, dead zones, sick fish and "no swimming" signs in our rivers,...
  • Farm pollution rule withdrawn

    Farm pollution rule withdrawn
    Amid an outcry from Maryland farmers, state officials pulled back again Friday from a new regulation aimed at cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay by restricting the use of animal manure to fertilize crops. The Maryland Department of Agriculture announced that...
  • Four Seasons builder: We had nothing to do with CBF's exclusion from the Bay Bridge run [Letter]

    Four Seasons builder: We had nothing to do with CBF's exclusion from the Bay Bridge run [Letter]
    The comments from Rich Shannahan that you ran on November 16, "Excluding Bay Foundation is outrageous" were outrageously inaccurate. K. Hovnanian Homes played no role whatsoever in the Chesapeake Bay Foundation being excluded as a sponsor of the Bay Run...
  • Obama nominates Hopkins professor for EPA post

    Obama nominates Hopkins professor for EPA post
    President Barack Obama has nominated a Johns Hopkins University professor to lead research at the Environmental Protection Agency — an appointment likely to stir controversy among senators concerned about the agency's reach. Thomas A. Burke, an...
  • Bay water quality still falling short

    Bay water quality still falling short
    More than 70 percent of the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams are falling short of water quality goals, according to a report released Tuesday. The "Bay Barometer" report is issued annually by the Chesapeake Bay Program, the federal-state...
  • Low-key Chesapeake Bay summit draws few leaders

    Low-key Chesapeake Bay summit draws few leaders
    This could well be a winter of discontent for the Chesapeake Bay cleanup. Only a few of the leaders of the 30-year effort are expected to show up in Washington Thursday for an annual review of how it's going. While Gov. Martin O'Malley will be there, his...
  • Dunloggin Middle students have O'Malley seeing the green

    Dunloggin Middle students have O'Malley seeing the green
    On Halloween morning, Dunloggin Middle School in Ellicott City received a treat for all the environmental improvements that students and faculty have accomplished in recent years. Gov. Martin O'Malley visited the school in recognition of its...