Politics

  • This Week in the Watershed: A Win for the Bay

    December 14, 2018

    At first glance, the federal Farm Bill, full of wonky agriculture policy and programs with countless acronyms, doesn't appear to have a connection with the health of the Bay and its rivers and streams.

  • This Week in the Watershed: 7 Tips for a Bay-Friendly Thanksgiving

    November 16, 2018

    It's hard to believe, but Thanksgiving is just around the corner. As you prepare for the annual feast with family and friends, there are things you can do to help save the Bay and its rivers and streams.

  • This Week in the Watershed: The Bay Ballot

    November 2, 2018

    Tuesday's elections may determine the success or failure of the Chesapeake Bay cleanup.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Your Air at Risk

    October 26, 2018

    Most living creatures, whether they walk, swim, or crawl, are harmed by poor air quality. And if the EPA rolls back two critical Clean Air Act initiatives, our climate, health, and water quality could suffer.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Resisting Rollbacks

    October 5, 2018

    It was less than a generation ago that America was confronted with the consequences of the degradation of the environment.

  • Trump Plan Endangers Chesapeake Bay Blue Crabs

    August 28, 2018

    It's difficult growing up a crab. Cold winters, predators, dead zones, vanishing habitat — these are just some of the threats a young crustacean faces. And now, a plan by the Trump administration to open the Atlantic seaboard to oil and gas exploration and drilling could upset the already precarious life cycle of the Chesapeake Bay blue crab.

  • This Week in the Watershed: A Bay Mutiny

    July 20, 2018

    In 1608, during the first exploration of the Chesapeake Bay by European settlers, it was Captain John Smith who led the way. Of the countless voyages throughout this national treasure since, it's a safe bet that most had a captain.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Best Bang for Our Buck

    July 6, 2018

    The least expensive ways to fight pollution also targets the largest source of pollution—agricultural runoff.

  • Democracy in Action

    April 18, 2018

    When the new federal funding bill was signed into law a couple weeks ago, it wasn't an accident that it fully supported EPA's Chesapeake Bay Program—a critical piece of Chesapeake restoration.

  • This Week in the Watershed: A Disappearing Act

    April 13, 2018

    After months of meetings, letters, phone calls, and emails, it looked like we were going to take a step, albeit it a small one, towards strengthening Maryland’s outdated Forest Conservation Act. Until the legislation disappeared.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Unfinished Business

    April 6, 2018

    It’s an exciting time on the Bay and its rivers and streams. Ospreys are back, flora is beginning to bloom, and the days are lengthening. And in Richmond and Annapolis, activity is beginning to wind down in the halls of its Capitols.

  • Taxpayers Fund What Nature Does for Free

    March 15, 2018

    Charles County taxpayers are spending millions to reduce a type of water pollution that forests filter for free.

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