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Cheseapeake Bay Sees 20% Drop In Underwater Grasses

Underwater grasses declined significantly in the Chesapeake Bay last year, which could pose a problem for marine life.

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Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Underfunded, Advocates Say

Efforts are underway to clean up the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland, but environmental activists caution that not enough funding is being dedicated to do the job properly.

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Maryland Waterways To Get $7.5 Million For Oyster Restoration

Two Eastern Shore waterways will get $7.5 million for oyster restoration under Maryland's proposed state budget.

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Fighting To Survive On The Chesapeake Bay (Originally Broadcast On Coastal Connection 9/16/2011)

Chesapeake Bay watermen say they're worried their way of life may be on the way out.
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Va. Bay Cleanup Estimate Now Tops $15B

Virginia's bill for Chesapeake Bay cleanup may be more expensive than state officials originally thought, according to a new estimate.

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D.C. Fire Stations To Install Green Roofs

Plants growing on the roof of fire station.

Several D.C. fire stations will soon have a green respite installed on their roofs as part of a Chesapeake Bay protection grant.

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Chesapeake Pollution Linked To Dairy Farms

Northern end of Chesapeake Bay

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency believes dairy farms in Virginia partly to blame for ongoing pollution problems in the Chesapeake.

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Virginia Considers Banning Winter Crab Harvest For Another Year

Virginia is considering extending a ban on harvesting crabs in winter for a fourth year in a row, and the public will get to weigh in on that plan later this summer.

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Homebuilders Group Sues EPA Over Bay Restoration

A homebuilders group is challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's strategy for restoring the Chesapeake Bay.

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Enviro Groups: Bay Cleanup Plan Not Unreasonable

Environmental groups led by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation are trying to join a legal battle over Chesapeake Bay restoration plans.

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