- NOAA issues new guidelines for vessels in glacial fjords Updated: Jul-29-15 4:46 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A federal agency has revised voluntary guidelines for cruise ships and other vessels in Alaska's glacial fjords, which provide nurseries for harbor seals.
- Pollution blamed for algal bloom in Lafayette River Updated: Jul-28-15 3:07 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - Much of the ordinarily green Lafayette River has turned reddish-brown this summer because of an extensive algal bloom that has taken ahold of the urban river that winds through much of Norfolk.
- River, bay in Connecticut 'sick' from 'nuisance' algae Updated: Jul-25-15 3:06 am
STONINGTON, Connecticut - Wagging their wide tails as Kait Maginel and David Prescott tossed them back overboard, two lobsters that had shared a wire trap overnight with four spider crabs and a whelk had just been enlisted as ambassadors in the cause of cleaning up the lower Pawcatuck River and Little Narragansett Bay.
- Officials to discuss plans to clean up Chesapeake Bay Updated: Jul-23-15 3:20 am
WASHINGTON - Regional leaders and federal officials are getting together to talk about cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay.
- Chesapeake Bay regional leaders to meet Thursday Updated: Jul-23-15 2:20 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - The Chesapeake Bay Executive Council is convening in Washington, D.C., with Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe chairing the annual session.
- Threat of smaller catch looms as Texas shrimp season begins Updated: Jul-20-15 12:38 pm
GALVESTON, Texas - Capt. Juan Ortiz and his mate, Frank Gonzales, scooped Friday's shrimp catch from the culling box into large plastic bins at the RK Seafood docks in San Leon.
- RI governor says no malicious activity led to beach blast Updated: Jul-14-15 5:13 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Authorities continue to investigate the cause of a mysterious blast that knocked a Rhode Island beachgoer out of her chair, but the governor said Tuesday that they had ruled out any unlawful or malicious activity.
- Va. cattleman keeps herd out of river, for bay's sake Updated: Jul-10-15 7:52 am
LYNCHBURG, Virginia - John Petchul's 48 black-and-white hereford-gelbvieh cattle burrowed deep in the woods of their Amherst County pasture to hide from Thursday's beating sun.
- US appeals court upholds EPA plan to clean up Chesapeake Bay Updated: Jul-06-15 2:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA - A U.S. appeals court on Monday approved a federal plan to limit pollution in the Chesapeake Bay despite objections from farmers, builders and others who accused the Environmental Protection Agency of a power grab.
- Farmers go high-tech in bid to reduce bay pollution Updated: Jul-03-15 1:49 pm
DENTON, Maryland - The fields near here are lush and green, but farmer Kyle Hutchison wanted to give his corn crop one last dose of plant food before the chest-high stalks grew too tall to treat.
- Chesapeake Bay Foundation sues Va. over livestock rules Updated: Jun-29-15 5:00 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is suing Virginia water protection officials to require large livestock operations to fence off rivers and streams from their animals.