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2014-07-29 12:23:44

-- Chesapeake Bay Exploration Lab, Chestnut Trail expansion, Lower Appomattox kayak launch, City Schoolyard's urban garden, and other initiatives lead the charge for connecting communities to nature RICHMOND, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty-three organizations will share $500,000 in support of environmental stewardship initiatives, thanks to the Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, parent company of Dominion Virginia Power. "It is our...

2014-07-29 12:23:30

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help identify the factors contributing to the poor health of the Susquehanna River and begin taking steps to improve the river's condition "before it becomes too late to repair the damage." In a July 28 letter to EPA Administrator Shawn Garvin, Executive Director John Arway said the agency supports...

2014-07-17 12:33:38

The initiative comes as a part of Sonata's membership with the DESSC BANGALORE, India, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonata Software, an IT consulting and software services provider, announced today that as part of its DESSC (Digital Energy and Sustainability Solutions Campaign) - http://www.digitalenergysolutions.org (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130610/618887 ) Membership, it has invested in building a Stakeholder Engagement and Innovation...

2014-03-24 16:21:41

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that efforts to reduce pollution in Pennsylvania's Chesapeake Bay Watershed continue to yield progress. The Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) today released its annual Chesapeake Bay Watershed Model progress run results for 2013. These numbers represent the estimated amounts of phosphorous, nitrogen and sediment conveyed to the Chesapeake Bay. "Pennsylvania's hard...

Chesapeake Bay Impact Crater Is Home To Oldest Seawater On Earth
2013-11-22 04:32:34

[ Watch the Video: Old Water Found In The New World ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online US Geological Survey (USGS) hydrologists drilling into the largest crater in the country have stumbled across an amazing discovery – the oldest body of seawater ever unearthed. The water, which according to Discovery News is at least 100 million years old, was found over one kilometer beneath Chesapeake Bay in Virginia. The seawater is believed to have come from the...

2013-10-28 23:26:11

From water quality standards to establishing allocations, 10 papers tell the story of the Chesapeake Bay restoration. MIddleburg, VA (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 The Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) is pleased to present in its October 2013 issue a Featured Collection, "Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Development and Application." Ten papers plus an introduction tell the story of the Chesapeake Bay TMDL from developing water quality...

Nutrient Pollution Could Cause Record-Setting 'Dead Zone' In Gulf Of Mexico
2013-06-19 07:08:41

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online This year, scientists are expecting a very large “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico, according to several NOAA-supported forecast models. Those same models predict a smaller than average hypoxic level in the Chesapeake Bay. A research team comprised of scientists from the University of Michigan, Louisiana State University, and the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium used the NOAA-supported models to forecast that this...


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