Bay News for Thursday, January 29, 2015

Environmental groups question oil drilling off Va., NC
Associated Press 1/28/2015
http://www.13newsnow.com/story/news/2015/01/28/environmental-groups-question-oil-drilling-off-va-nc/22454125/

Virginia General Assembly tackles issues affecting the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed
Bay Journal 1/28/2015
http://www.bayjournal.com/article/virginia_general_assembly_tackles_issues_affecting_the_chesapeake_bay_and_i

Harris Creek oyster restoration continues
The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 1/28/2015
http://www.stardem.com/news/environment/article_e8dc5702-7cd7-5add-890e-72ff7d1429a2.html

Environmental group warns of water supply damage in light of Hogan decision
The (Montgomery Co., Md.) Sentinel 1/28/2015
http://www.thesentinel.com/mont/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=1583:environmental-group-warns-of-water-supply-damage-in-light-of-hogan-decision&Itemid=766

Oyster aquaculture hearing draws full house
The Kent County (Md.) News 1/28/2015
http://www.myeasternshoremd.com/news/kent_county/article_9b17f4f7-b28b-5fbf-a3c5-897c100465d6.html

Cardin, Mikulski Oppose Obama Plan to Allow Offshore Drilling in Atlantic
Southern Maryland Headline News 1/28/2015
http://somd.com/news/headlines/2015/19008.shtml

Blog: Bay Backpack helps educators inspire students to protect, restore Chesapeake Bay
Chesapeake Bay Program 1/28/2015
http://www.chesapeakebay.net/blog/post/bay_backpack_helps_educators_inspire_students_to_protect_restore_chesapeake

Environmental groups question drilling off Va. coast
Associated Press 1/27/2015
http://www.nbc12.com/story/27953345/environmental-groups-question-drilling-off-va-coast

Arboretum offers triple treat for those willing to brave the cold
Bay Journal 1/27/2015
http://www.bayjournal.com/article/arboretum_offers_triple_treat_for_those_willing_to_brave_the_cold

Obama administration proposes offshore Atlantic drillin
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 1/27/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/bs-md-offshore-leasing-20150127-story.html#page=1

Glassman signs Harford 'rain tax' repeal legislation
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 1/27/2015
http://www.capitalgazette.com/ph-ag-glassman-signs-rain-tax-repeal-0128-20150127,0,1796943.story

Draft plan shows offshore drilling is possible from Virginia to Georgia
The (Newport News, Va.) Daily Press 1/27/2015
http://www.dailypress.com/news/science/dp-nws-offshore-drilling-virginia-20150128-story.html

Dems slam Obama’s Atlantic drilling proposal
The (Washington, D.C.) Hill 1/27/2015
http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/230888-dems-slam-obamas-atlantic-drilling-proposal

Hogan halts O’Malley regulations on fertilizer, coal power
Southern Maryland Newspapers Online 1/28/2015
http://www.somdnews.com/article/20150128/NEWS/150129269/hogan-halts-o-x2019-malley-regulations-on-fertilizer-coal-power&template=southernMaryland

Environmental Groups Continue Offshore Drilling Protests
WVTF Public Radio 1/27/2015
http://wvtf.org/post/environmental-groups-continue-offshore-drilling-protests

Opinion: Hogan should put power plant air pollution regulations back in effect
The (Baltimore, Md.) Sun 1/28/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/bs-ed-asthma-letter-20150128-story.html

Opinion: Even in death, you can protect the environment
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 1/28/2015
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/opinion/columnists/2015/01/28/horton-burial-environment/22462595/

Opinion: Human Nature May Seal the Planet's Warming Fate
LiveScience 1/28/2015
http://www.livescience.com/49617-human-nature-may-seal-global-warming.html

Opinion: Maryland rain tax roll-back
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 1/27/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/readersrespond/bs-ed-rain-tax-letter-20150127-story.html

Opinion: Does Maryland have the political will to restore the bay?
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 1/27/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-bay-hogan-20150127-story.html

Opinion: Kamenetz is pandering on stormwater fees
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 1/27/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/readersrespond/bs-ed-kamenetz-environment-letter-20150127-story.html

Opinion: City's environmental review process broken
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 1/27/2015
http://touch.capitalgazette.com/#section/8022/article/p2p-82643933/

Opinion: Rollback of phosphorus rules disappoints reader
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 1/27/2015
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/opinion/readers/2015/01/27/chesapeake-phosphorus-step-back/22408257/

Opinion: Seems like Dominion downplays project’s impact
Southern Maryland Newspapers Online 1/28/2015
http://www.somdnews.com/article/20150128/OPINION/150129351/1084&source=RSS&template=southernMaryland&template=southernMaryland

Opinion: Hogan misses Republican dad's lesson on pollution
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 1/27/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/bs-md-rodricks-0127-20150127-column.html

Opinion: A week of leadership failures in environmental, abortion and foreign policies
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 1/28/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/readersrespond/bs-ed-hogan-regs-letter-20150126-story.html

Opinion: Politics and the bay
The (Hampton Roads) Virginian-Pilot 1/27/2015
http://hamptonroads.com/2015/01/politics-and-bay

Opinion: Hogan can protect farms and open space
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 1/24/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/readersrespond/bs-ed-hogan-letter-20150124-story.html

Opinion: Get phosphorus regs right using facts, cooperation
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 1/24/2015
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/opinion/readers/2015/01/24/manage-phosphorus-right-way/22285427/

Opinion: Unclogging Conowingo requires collaboration, tiny steps
Bay Journal News Service 1/25/2015
http://www.myeasternshoremd.com/opinion/article_8f910ec7-f5a8-5256-8018-05b2fb8969bc.html

Editorial: Obama administration wrong to approve Atlantic drilling
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 1/28/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-drilling-20150128-story.html

Editorial: Good news on water quality
The Kent County (Md.) News 1/28/2015
http://www.myeasternshoremd.com/opinion/queen_annes_county/editorial/article_bfc7bba8-24ce-55d4-a7c9-f701fe10d48c.html

Editorial: Hogan shelves chicken manure rules
The Frederick (Md.) News-Post 1/27/2015
http://www.fredericknewspost.com/z/content_type/editorials/hogan-shelves-chicken-manure-rules/article_e1158828-cc00-5eb6-9b95-ff9ab74fd924.html

Editorial: Baltimore County joins retreat on Chesapeake Bay cleanup
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 1/22/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-stormwater-20150122-story.html

Editorial: James too Critical to Let Slip Away
The (Lynchburg, Va.) News & Advance 1/22/2015
http://www.newsadvance.com/opinion/editorials/james-too-critical-to-let-slip-away/article_d504c08e-a1b3-11e4-a439-73984d05cfa0.html

Editorial: 'Rain tax' ripe for repeal?
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 1/20/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/harford/belair/ph-ag-edit-rain-tax-0121-20150120-story.html

Don't abandon smart growth and the Chesapeake Bay
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 1/15/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-smart-growth-20150115-story.html

Editorial: Bay's grade unworthy of cheer
The (Hampton Roads) Virginian-Pilot 1/15/15
http://hamptonroads.com/2015/01/bays-grade-unworthy-cheer

Report on bay deserves attention
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 1/9/2015
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/opinion/editorials/2015/01/09/report-bay-deserves-attention/21532073/

Editorial: A chance to save the Bay
The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 1/8/2015
http://www.stardem.com/opinion/editorials/article_91acb286-4641-5908-a28d-d326d659e587.html

Save the bay by saving local waterways
The York (Pa.) Daily Record 1/6/2015
http://www.ydr.com/opinion/ci_27267966/save-bay-by-saving-local-waterways-ydr-opinion

Our say: Some main priorities are invisible
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 12/22/2014
http://www.capitalgazette.com/opinion/our_say/ph-ac-ce-our-say-20141222,0,7656230.story

Editorial: Balancing act
The Frederick (Md.) News-Post
http://www.fredericknewspost.com/news/politics_and_government/balancing-act/article_b2b55803-1630-5d8e-bcc5-c27169e8000f.html

Editorial: Safe med disposal
The York (Pa.) Dispatch 12/16/2014
http://www.yorkdispatch.com/opinion/ci_27147408/editorial-safe-med-disposal

Editorial: A new paradigm for phosphorus debate
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 12/13/2014
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/opinion/editorials/2014/12/13/hogan-phosphorus-debate/20376131/

Blog: With regulation halted, lawmaker moves on farm pollution
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 1/28/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/politics/blog/bal-legislation-coming-on-farm-pollution-20150128-story.html

Blog: The Many Problems of Offshore Drilling
Bacon's Rebellion 1/28/2015
http://www.baconsrebellion.com/2015/01/the-many-problems-of-offshore-drilling.html

Blog: Worldwide Ocean Dead Zones Are Killing Off Fish
Munchies 1/28/2015
http://munchies.vice.com/articles/state-sized-dead-zones-are-killing-off-fish-worldwide

Blog: Slurp It! The 6 Best Oyster Bars in America Right Now
Jaunted 1/28/2015
http://www.jaunted.com/story/2015/1/27/142233/610/travel/Slurp+It!+The+6+Best+Oyster+Bars+in+America+Right+Now

Blog: White House unveils plan to open Atlantic waters to offshore oil drilling
The Guardian 1/27/2015
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/27/white-house-obama-plan-offshore-drilling-atlantic-ocean

Blog: Watersheds, People, And Perception: Starting a Dissertation
Maryland Sea Grant 1/26/2015
http://www.mdsg.umd.edu/fellowship-experiences/watersheds-people-and-perception-starting-dissertation

Blog: Maryland Governor’s EPA Moves Send Message
Hoosier Ag Today 1/27/2015
http://www.hoosieragtoday.com/maryland-governors-epa-moves-send-message/

Blog: Pollution down, but Chesapeake Bay no healthier yet
B'More Green 1/23/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bal-pollution-down-in-chesapeake-bay-but-estuary-no-healthier-yet-20150123-story.html

Blog: Despite successes, environmental protections still fall short of ideal
The Crimson White 1/27/2015
http://www.cw.ua.edu/article/2015/01/despite-successes-environmental-protections-still-fall-short-of-ideal

Blog: As we change with the passing years, so does the terrain
The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 1/25/2015
http://www.stardem.com/blogs/nature_notes/article_0112d307-83ce-561d-8990-bcfbdc13a4b9.html

Blog: Pollution levels in nine rivers remain below long-term average in 2013
Chesapeake Bay Program 1/23/2015
http://www.chesapeakebay.net/blog/post/pollution_levels_in_nine_rivers_remain_below_long_term_average_in_2013

Blog: This fish lived in peace for 70 million years. Then it met the Army Corps of Engineers
The Washington Post 1/26/2015
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2015/01/26/after-70-million-years-a-prehistoric-fish-is-vanishing-in-montana-heres-why/

Blog: Baltimore Renews Efforts To Ban Plastic Bags
Advertising Specialty Institute 1/22/2015
https://www.asicentral.com/news/newsletters/promogram/january-2015/baltimore-renews-efforts-to-ban-plastic-bags/

Blog: Hogan moves quickly to block controversial environmental regulations
B'More Green 1/21/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bs-md-hogan-regulations-20150121-story.html

Blog: Tracking a Striped Bass Pathogen
Maryland Sea Grant 1/20/2015
http://www.mdsg.umd.edu/news/tracking-striped-bass-pathogen-podcast

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