Publication: Chesapeake Bay Journal

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Gas export plant wins key federal approval

Dominion poised to build natural gas export facility at Cove Point By Rona Kobell on September 30, 2014A plan to put a liquefied natural gas export terminal in the Chesapeake Bay just overcame its last major hurdle.The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Science, not politics, should guide Clean Water Act clarification

By Bernard W. Sweeney on September 29, 2014Fresh water is our most precious natural resource, as essential to life as the air we breathe. Fortunately, most of us in the United States don’t have to give it much thought. But news of several water emergencies ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Heavenly landscapes

Jesuit land at Newtowne Neck now MD state park By Lara Lutz on September 29, 2014Newtowne Neck is one of those places where there is still far more land than people. The priests who settled here in 1668 came for just that reason.The club-shaped peninsula ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Bays’ blue crab harvest picks up momentum after late start

Iconic shellfish likely to be on menu through early December. By Rona Kobell on September 29, 2014The blue crab harvest, which was dismal in April and May when the season began, appears to be improving.Restaurants in the Chesapeake Bay region are reporting ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

State regulation of animal feeding operations remains uneven

By Rona Kobell on September 26, 2014The change from state permits for large animal feeding operations to more comprehensive federal ones has not been easy for states in the watershed.The difficulty stemmed from a 2008 regulation, long in the works at ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

States commit to specific Chesapeake restoration goals

Strategies on how to achieve these targets will be written over the next few months. By Karl Blankenship on September 25, 2014Bay cleanup leaders in June agreed to sweeping goals to improve habitat, reduce pollution, protect land and better engage ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Delmarva fox squirrel removed from endangered list

Wildlife officials moved squirrels from private land to refuges to aid recovery By Rona Kobell on September 22, 2014The Delmarva fox squirrel, which has been endangered since 1967, is coming off the list.The squirrel, which has slowly been reappearing ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Deep, dark secret paradise

Pitts Creek’s paddle provides peace of mind By Tom Horton on September 22, 2014I’ve always favored sinuousity, the curve in the path, the bend in the river, the course less straightjacketed.With Chesapeake creeks like the one we’re paddling today, ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Susquehanna smallmouth: our canaries in the water

By John Messeder on September 02, 2014Last week, I took my granddaughter and her best friend to the local swimming pool. The water, my nose told me, was free of harmful bacteria; I could smell the disinfectants as I entered the pool area. Within about ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Delmarva fox squirrel no longer “endangered”

Population strong enough, so it's off the endangered species list By Rona Kobell on September 19, 2014The Delmarva Fox squirrel, which has been listed as an endangered species since 1967, is coming off the list.The squirrel, which has slowly been reappearing ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Bay Trust grants to transform city neighborhoods

$300,000 for projects in Baltimore By Rona Kobell on September 19, 2014Seven vacant parcels around Baltimore City will be transformed into community gardens, parks and urban farms, thanks to $300,000 from the Chesapeake Bay Trust.More than a dozen ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

Draft of next Bay agreement omits toxics goal, mention of climate change

States would also be allowed to opt out of obligation to work toward all of pact’s goals. By Karl Blankenship on August 31, 2014Next year, 20 years after approving a strategy that called for a “Bay free of toxics,” the Chesapeake Executive Council ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 01 2014]

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"If you thought you had a 28 percent chance of passing an exam or of holding onto your job, you [wouldn't] say, 'Hey, this is Easy Street!'" Gerber told The Sun. "It's too soon."
"It may be time to admit failure of fish passage and hatchery-based restoration programs and acknowledge that significant diadromous species restoration is not possible without dam removals" they wrote in the journal, Conservation Letters
...pipeline runs contrary to his previous support of a ban on hydraulic fracturing [fracking] in the George Washington National Forest," Boos said. "It represents a huge increase in gas infrastructure that will, in the long term, increase pressure to begin fracking in the George Washington National Forest."

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Gas export plant wins key federal approval [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - 6 hours ago]
Bays’ blue crab harvest picks up momentum after... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 29 2014]
Heavenly landscapes [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 29 2014]
Science, not politics, should guide Clean Water... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 29 2014]
State regulation of animal feeding operations r... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 26 2014]
States commit to specific Chesapeake restoratio... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 25 2014]
Delmarva fox squirrel removed from endangered list [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 23 2014]
Susquehanna smallmouth: our canaries in the water [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 22 2014]
Deep, dark secret paradise [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 22 2014]
Delmarva fox squirrel no longer “endangered” [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 20 2014]
Bay Trust grants to transform city neighborhoods [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 19 2014]
Verna Harrison, longtime Bay champion, is retir... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 19 2014]
Choptank study to assess benefits of restoring ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 18 2014]
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Ghost fleet may go from wrecks to recreation [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 11 2014]
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