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Groundbreaking on $756 Million Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel to “Bring Another Set of Firsts to Hampton Roads

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Idaho engineer brings fresh eyes to Chesapeake Bay research

Peter Goodwin has spent much of his career engineering ways to restore salmon populations in dammed Pacific Northwest rivers or analyzing the downstream effects of water supply management decisions in … Click to Continue »

Idaho engineer to bring fresh eyes to Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay research

Peter Goodwin is the incoming president of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science.

Redox reactions and weak buffering capacity lead to acidification in the Chesapeake Bay

The combined effects of anthropogenic and biological CO2 inputs may lead to more rapid acidification in coastal waters compared to the open ocean. It is less clear, however, how redox reactions would contribute to acidification. Here we report estuarine acidification dynamics based on oxygen, hydrogen sulfide (H2S), pH, dissolved inorganic carbon and total alkalinity data […]

Acid zone in Chesapeake Bay identified

A research team, led by University of Delaware professor Wei-Jun Cai, has identified a zone of water that is increasing in acidity in the Chesapeake Bay. The team analyzed little studied factors that play a role in ocean acidification (OA)—changes in water chemistry that threaten the ability of shellfish such as oysters, clams and scallops […]

Country's largest estuary facing increasing acidification risk

Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States and one of the largest in the world, is facing new risks from a layer of highly acidified water some 10 to 15 meters below the surface, a new study has found.

Acid zone in Chesapeake Bay identified

A research team, led by University of Delaware professor Wei-Jun Cai, has identified a zone of water that is increasing in acidity in the Chesapeake Bay.

Acid zone in Chesapeake Bay identified

(University of Delaware) New paper identifies pH minimum zone in Chesapeake Bay. The area, 30-50 feet down, threatens the ability of shellfish such as oysters, clams and scallops to create and maintain their shells.

Injecting manure instead of spreading on surface reduces estrogen loads

With water quality in the Chesapeake Bay suffering from excess nutrients and fish populations in rivers such as the Susquehanna experiencing gender skewing and other reproductive abnormalities, understanding how to minimize runoff of both nutrients and endocrine-disrupting compounds from farm fields after manure applications is a critical objective for agriculture.

Injecting manure instead of spreading on surface reduces estrogen loads

(Penn State) With water quality in the Chesapeake Bay suffering from excess nutrients and fish populations in rivers such as the Susquehanna experiencing gender skewing and other reproductive abnormalities, understanding how to minimize runoff of both nutrients and endocrine-disrupting compounds from farm fields after manure applications is a critical objective for agriculture.

T. Rowe Price Employees Revive Baltimore’s Oyster Population

In Baltimore, Maryland, T. Rowe Price employees have the opportunity to volunteer on a project that seeks to revive the Chesapeake Bay’s oyster population.

Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel to Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony on $756 Million Expansion Project

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Morning Roundup: You Can Buy An Island In Chesapeake Bay For $1.5 Million

College Park considers allowing non-citizens to vote, man fatally shot this morning, and more news. [ more › ]

Revolutionary War Cruise will sail into history in Virginia and Maryland

American Cruise Line’s newest riverboat hasn’t yet hit the water, but already a new East Coast itinerary has been added to the 2018 lineup. The newly announced Revolutionary War Cruise will sail in Chesapeake Bay for 11 days aboard the American Constitution. The cruise begins and ends in Baltimore....

Hogan launches pilot program to dredge Conowingo dam

Maryland’s governor said one major storm could push a sediment buildup downstream and undo years of progress in improving the health of the Chesapeake Bay.

You could live in a lighthouse auctioned off by the US government

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The United States General Services Administration is auctioning off six lighthouses, one on in Chesapeake Bay, Maryland and five Michigan's Great Lakes. Bidding starts at around $15,000 and there isn't much action yet! From Mental Floss: Prospective bidders must agree to put down a $5,000 to $10,000 deposit on the lighthouse they’re interested in. Show More Summary

Massive Dead Zone In Gulf Of Mexico Blamed On Meat Industry

A dead zone larger than New Jersey is expected to appear in the Gulf of Mexico later this year. Similar dead zones are found in the Great Lakes and the Chesapeake Bay. A report by Mighty, a global environmental group headed by Henry Waxman, a former US Congressman, claims the dead zones are the result […]

You can buy an island in the Chesapeake Bay – and its goats

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

No one tends to the herd, but it's not unusual for islanders to drop off a bag of feed now and then during the dregs of winter.        

Pro-Trump mayor of sinking island questions Al Gore on CNN

An enthusiastic supporter of the president who is mayor of a Virginia island that's sinking into the Chesapeake Bay got a chance to challenge former Vice President Al Gore on … Click to Continue »

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