Chesapeake Bay’s dead zone shrinks, scientists say

Feb. 2, 2013 – Amid the oodles of facts and data released this week on the health of the Chesapeake Bay was this curious item: the “dead zone” that formed last summer was probably the smallest that scientists have seen since they started documenting these modern monsters in 1985.

As their melodramatic nickname implies, dead

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Md. farmers are doing their share for Chesapeake Bay

The recent commentary by representatives of Senior Scientists and Policymakers for the Bay regarding poultry waste regulations was wrong in many ways (“No more half-measures,” June 18).

They are correct that more people and their pollution will stress our environment. More people will reverse the progress that agriculture is making. TheU.S. Environmental Protection Agencyreports that

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EPA Evaluates States’ Final Phase II Watershed Implementation Plans for Restoring the Chesapeake Bay

(PHILADELPHIA May 31) – Today, EPA released its evaluations of the final Phase II Watershed Implementation Plans (WIPs) from Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Completion of the plans marks a significant stage in the Chesapeake Bay cleanup effort, and represents the local level planning needed to continue accelerating implementation

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