Latest Chesapeake Bay Watershed Stories

2009-06-23 08:00:00

ALTOONA, Pa., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With the official start of summer here, look no further than The Alleghenies for an outdoor adventure.

2009-06-16 07:05:00

Bio-Retention Facility is Result of University-Community Partnership COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northeast Branch of the Anacostia River runs through the heart of Edmonston, Md.

2009-05-14 10:27:00

Presidential Executive Order Makes Restoration of Bay a National Priority HARRISBURG, Pa., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger today outlined how new, clearly-defined and attainable nutrient reduction goals for the Chesapeake Bay and a presidential order calling for increased federal participation in the cleanup will accelerate recovery of the bay while greatly improving the health of Pennsylvania's rivers and streams. Hanger represented...

2009-04-30 13:39:00

Largest Violator to Date Sentenced to Fifteen Months in Prison WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three more commercial fishermen were sentenced this week in U.S.

2009-04-22 08:30:00

Aerial Spraying Begins in 33 Counties HARRISBURG, Pa., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania is launching its annual black fly spraying program to control populations of the insects that pose a nuisance to outdoor recreation, Environmental Protection acting Secretary John Hanger said today. "Controlling black flies helps to ensure that our citizens and visitors can enjoy warm weather outdoor activities without suffering painful bites," Hanger said.

2009-04-07 09:00:00

Plans to Build Three Fish Passages, Remove 10 Tributary Dams Could Create Nearly 270 Jobs HARRISBURG, Pa., April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of the effort to aggressively pursue stimulus funds through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Governor Edward G.

2009-03-09 07:17:00

Draft Horse to Help Usher in New Energy Era in Southern Maryland SWAN POINT, Md., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The first residential wind turbine in Southern Maryland will rise where the Potomac River meets Cuckold Creek near Swan Point, MD about 60 miles southeast of the nation's capital. A draft horse named "King" from a nearby farm will be hoisting the turbine into place.

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.

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