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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...
  • Federal help for Chesapeake Bay cleanup announced

    Federal help for Chesapeake Bay cleanup announced
    The Obama administration announced Tuesday that farmers in the Chesapeake Bay region can vie for a share of $400 million available nationwide for reducing erosion and polluted runoff from fields and feedlots. Robert Bonnie, undersecretary for natural...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • EPA finds progress, shortfalls in Bay cleanup effort

    EPA finds progress, shortfalls in Bay cleanup effort
    While Maryland and most other Chesapeake Bay states are making decent progress in reducing pollution fouling the estuary, Pennsylvania is "substantially off track" and will receive additional federal help and backup action if necessary, the...
  • Phosphorus reduction in bay losing steam in places

    Phosphorus reduction in bay losing steam in places
    Despite early progress reducing Chesapeake Bay pollution, levels of a key pollutant, phosphorus, have not come down in many rivers in the past decade — and are actually rising in several, officials say. Phosphorus is one of two pollutants blamed...
  • New bay restoration pact signed

    New bay restoration pact signed
    Government officials involved in the multistate Chesapeake Bay cleanup pledged Monday to broaden and accelerate the long-running effort, including a vow to address the impacts of climate change on the ailing estuary. Governors of Maryland, Pennsylvania,...