Scientists say record warm temperatures have affected wildlife around the Chesapeake Bay.
Underwater grasses declined significantly in the Chesapeake Bay last year, which could pose a problem for marine life.
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.
Two Eastern Shore waterways will get $7.5 million for oyster restoration under Maryland's proposed state budget.
Virginia's bill for Chesapeake Bay cleanup may be more expensive than state officials originally thought, according to a new estimate.
Several D.C. fire stations will soon have a green respite installed on their roofs as part of a Chesapeake Bay protection grant.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency believes dairy farms in Virginia partly to blame for ongoing pollution problems in the Chesapeake.
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.
A homebuilders group is challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's strategy for restoring the Chesapeake Bay.
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