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  • Last chance to save the bay [Letter]

    Last chance to save the bay [Letter]
    The Chesapeake Bay, one of Maryland's greatest assets, is currently being threatened. Yet the Maryland legislature is again poised to delay action ("Senators seek to stall pollution regulations," March 10). The Chesapeake Bay is currently under siege...
  • Online retailer bambeco wants to make the world a greener place, one room at a time

    Online retailer bambeco wants to make the world a greener place, one room at a time
    Susan Aplin worked behind the scenes for two decades helping run some of the biggest retail stores around — Williams-Sonoma, Sports Authority, Staples, The Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Pottery Barn. But it wasn't until she and friend Carolyn...
  • Senate clears path to final vote on farm bill

    Senate clears path to final vote on farm bill
    The U.S. Senate is poised to give final approval Tuesday to a nearly $1 trillion bill that would dictate the nation's agriculture policy for the next five years, reduce how much taxpayers spend on food stamps and alter conservation programs for the...
  • Living Here: Mathews County

     Living Here: Mathews County
    Noted for its quaint historic village and its proximity to the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, Mathews County is a destination for people looking for a different pace of life. The small Middle Peninsula county has drawn retirees and other...
  • Baltimore chef heads to the Super Bowl to fight hunger

    Baltimore chef heads to the Super Bowl to fight hunger
    The Ravens won't be able to repeat as Super Bowl champions, but that doesn't mean that there won't be a Charm City presence at the big game this weekend. Nancy Longo, chef of Pierpoint, a Fells Point restaurant, will pack her hat, utensils and enough...
  • Environmentalists slam new bay pact

    Environmentalists slam new bay pact
    Environmentalists are slamming a new draft Chesapeake Bay restoration agreement for failing to address toxic pollution or even mention climate change as a complicating factor in the three-decade effort to revive the ailing estuary. The Chesapeake Bay...
  • New rockfish catch limits eyed

    New rockfish catch limits eyed
    Worried by recent declines in the numbers of Maryland's state fish, Atlantic states fisheries regulators are weighing slashing the annual striped bass catch by up to one-third next year all along the East Coast and in the Chesapeake Bay. The proposal, to...
  • Commission to consider gradual rockfish catch limits

    Commission to consider gradual rockfish catch limits
    — Amid warnings that slashing the striped bass catch by a third next year could devastate Chesapeake Bay commercial fishermen, Atlantic states regulators agreed Tuesday to consider reducing the catch more gradually over three years. Members of...
  • Letter: Storm water fee has clear benefit for Carroll County residents

    Residents will see clear benefits from paying storm water fee Most people probably wouldn't let their child bathe in a storm drain. Yet allowing him or her to swim or wade in many of the creeks and rivers of Carroll County after a heavy rainstorm is...
  • Legacy of pollution haunts Sparrows Point neighbors

    Legacy of pollution haunts Sparrows Point neighbors
    When the Sparrows Point steel mill closed, Deborah S. Barkley felt sorry for the laid-off workers — she didn't want that to happen. But she knew her life would get better. For 20 years, she's lived less than a mile from the Baltimore County plant....
  • Chesapeake Bay improving, green group says

    Chesapeake Bay improving, green group says
    The Chesapeake Bay's health appears to be slowly rebounding, but still has a long way to go to be considered fully recovered, according to the region's largest environmental group. The Annapolis-based Chesapeake Bay Foundation rated the estuary's...