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  • Placement of reef balls on Memorial Stadium rubble to continue for at least five more years

    Placement of reef balls on Memorial Stadium rubble to continue for at least five more years
    Although it has been more than 11 years since Memorial Stadium was demolished, much of the concrete that once made up the bygone home of the Orioles, Colts and Ravens continues to host a hotbed of activity nearly 18 miles southeast of its previous...
  • Federal bay cleanup efforts lag, group claims

    Federal bay cleanup efforts lag, group claims
    Federally funded efforts to curtail farm pollution of the Chesapeake Bay are falling short, and recent spending cuts by Congress cast doubt on the efforts' ultimate success, an environmental group said Monday. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation said...
  • 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...
  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation excluded from bridge run

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation excluded from bridge run
    Organizers of a charity race on the Bay Bridge next year have eliminated the Chesapeake Bay Foundation as a potential partner because the group opposes a proposed waterfront housing development on Kent Island. Sparrow Rogers of Chesapeake Bay Run LLC...
  • 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...