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2009-03-04 14:20:00

Watermen in Chesapeake Bay are struggling to make a living in the region that was once home to one of the most bountiful fisheries in the US.

2009-01-30 15:57:00

Two More Indicted in Largest Ever Investigation into Illegal Commercial Fishing in the Chesapeake Bay and Potomac River WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five commercial fishermen in St.

2009-01-05 12:00:53

An environmental group filed a lawsuit Monday to require the U.S.

2008-12-30 10:55:00

The Chesapeake Bay's blue crab population has been devastated by pollution, overfishing and lax federal oversight, a U.S. environmental group said. The U.S.

2008-12-10 13:15:00

Super-Clean Natural Gas Facility Could Break Ground in First Half of 2009 SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charles County, Maryland, and Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) today announced completion of a development agreement for the CPV St.

2008-09-30 00:00:18

The polluted Chesapeake Bay is struggling to hold its own, despite 25 years of cleanup efforts, The Baltimore Sun said.

2008-09-29 00:00:19

The Game Commission went to bat for its deputy wildlife conservation officers this past week during a Senate Game and Fisheries Committee hearing. The deputy program has been around since 1903. Its validity has been called into question recently, though, by state Sen.

2008-09-26 18:00:29

By E.B. FURGURSON III Staff Writer Yesterday, just one day after a fish kill left the shores along Bear Neck Creek lined with dead menhaden, the county closed the creek due to a sewage spill.

2008-09-26 18:00:29

By LIAM FARRELL Staff Writer The state's Critical Area Commission filed a lawsuit this morning demanding the demolition of an opulent home built without permits on Little Dobbins Island in the Magothy River.


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  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
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