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Chesapeake Bay

Officials estimated that the bay now has 227 million crabs. That’s down from the 282 million tallied last year. The all-time high of 852 million crabs came in 1993.

The Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant is the site of ongoing illegal discharges into the river.


Delmarva Fisheries Association wants to set the story straight with facts, not opinions.

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) traveled to Virginia Beach on Friday for the annual meeting of the Chesapeake Executive Council, a regional policymaking…

Three weeks after the agricultural leaders of the six Chesapeake Bay watershed states urged the U.S. Department of Agriculture to create a regional conservation…

A political consultant warns that proposed development in the town of Trappe could harm the Bay, the climate and the economy.

The National Aquarium is trying to recreate the rich tidal marshes of yore by building an oasis of floating wetlands.


During Larry Hogan’s campaign to become governor in 2014, he explicitly stated that Maryland must hold Exelon accountable for its pollution coming out of…


The oyster population in the Chesapeake Bay is a very contentious issue right now. Everybody is very concerned with the direction oysters are taking….

While 99% of Marylanders and 80% of Virginians live within the Chesapeake Bay watershed, only 30% of people living in Pennsylvania do. Because there…