Coast Guard has new plan to move cargo ship stuck in Chesapeake Bay

The Coast Guard has announced a new plan to try to move a cargo ship that has been stuck in the Chesapeake Bay since March 13. But the ship has increased tourism to a nearby local park in Pasadena.

Proposed Chesapeake Bay funds aim to curb pollution

As much as $737 million in proposed funding expected to be included as part of the budget reconciliation package being negotiated in Congress would be used toward reducing pollution in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

Chesapeake Bay area lawmakers urge EPA to enforce pollution standards

Pennsylvania and New York fell short in meeting their pollution reduction goals to reduce Chesapeake Bay pollution sources by 2025. Lawmakers are pushing the Billion for the Bay Initiative to obtain more federal funding for Bay cleanup.

Chesapeake Bay, southern Maryland could see new federal park, heritage designations

The Maryland congressional delegation is pushing legislation to protect and enhance the natural resources throughout southern Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay area with new federal park and heritage designations. Democratic Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, both of Maryland,…

Trump’s proposed Chesapeake Bay cleanup cuts draw fire

Members of Congress, state lawmakers and environmental groups are rallying against President Donald Trump’s 91% funding cut for Chesapeake Bay cleanup.

Hogan orders traffic solutions for ongoing Bay Bridge fixes

Gov. Larry Hogan, R, said Wednesday that he was “furious” about the traffic backups around the Bay Bridge in recent weeks that have resulted from a resurfacing project on the westbound span’s right lane.

New report on the Chesapeake Bay finds encouraging signs

The latest report on the health of the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed finds improving conditions for some of the key barometers.

Maryland’s growing tourism industry gears up for warm season

Here are some of the most unique and exciting vacation spots to check out in Maryland as the weather gets nicer.

Chesapeake farmers target runoff reduction, lawmakers seek conservation funds

MIDDLETOWN, Maryland — A gaggle of excitable white turkeys gobbled and clucked in their pen at Open Book Farm on a chilly afternoon in late October. Most days, the birds roamed free in one of the farm’s pastures, scratching and…

Cardin cruises to third term in Senate

GREENBELT, Maryland — For the 52nd consecutive year, Maryland Democrat Ben Cardin has been elected to hold public office. Cardin was elected to a third term in the United States Senate Tuesday, capturing the lion’s share of the vote on…