Bay News for Saturday, September 20, 2014

Verna Harrison, longtime Bay champion, is retiring but not quitting
Bay Journal 9/19/2014
http://www.bayjournal.com/article/verna_harrison_longtime_bay_champion_is_retiring_but_not_quitting

Hunt Valley firm helps build live camera system for bay patrols
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 9/18/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/business/bs-bz-digest-tessco-police-cameras-20140918,0,1885724.story

South River teacher wins Hollman environmental award
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 9/18/2014
http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/environment/oh-ac-cn-hollman-award-0918-20140918,0,7135288.story

Glen Burnie man faces $200,000 in fines for illegal fishing on Patapsco River
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 9/18/2014
http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/for_the_record/ph-ac-cn-illegal-fishing-0918-20140918,0,3821596.story

Changes likely in striped bass limits
The Asbury (N.J.) Park Press 9/18/2014
http://www.app.com/story/sports/outdoors/fishing/hook-line-and-sinker/2014/09/18/changes-likely-striped-bass-limits/15843445/

To help birds weather climate change, stop eating them
The Bellingham (Wash.) Herald 9/18/2014
http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2014/09/19/3865799/to-help-birds-weather-climate.html

Agriculture program encourages best management practices
The (Strasburg) Northern Virginia Daily 9/18/2014
http://www.nvdaily.com/news/2014/09/agriculture-program-encourages-best-management-practices.php

Mount Joy farmer Luke Brubaker wins top environmental award
Lancaster (Pa.) Online 9/18/2014
http://lancasteronline.com/news/local/mount-joy-farmer-luke-brubaker-wins-top-environmental-award/article_3a50d3a4-3f41-11e4-b5d6-001a4bcf6878.html

Health department issues water advisory
Southern Maryland Newspapers Online 9/18/2014
http://www.somdnews.com/article/20140918/NEWS/140919009/1074/health-department-issues-water-advisory&template=southernMaryland

Westmoreland County Commissioners Adopt Clean Water Counts! Resolution
NorthCentralPA.com 9/18/2014
http://www.northcentralpa.com/feeditem/2014-09-18_cbf-pa-westmoreland-county-commissioners-adopt-clean-water-counts-resolution

Virginia's first lady announces renewal of environmental literacy program for Beach students
WVEC 13 (Norfolk, Va.) TV 9/18/2014
http://www.wvec.com/news/CBF-275594281.html

Choptank study to assess benefits of restoring oyster reefs
Bay Journal 9/17/2014
http://www.bayjournal.com/article/choptank_study_to_assess_benefits_of_restoring_oyster_reefs

Chesapeake Bay efforts working but challenges lurking
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 9/17/2014
http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/ph-ac-cn-bay-progress-0917-20140917,0,5524403.story

Environmental group gives Nanticoke a C rating
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 9/17/2014
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/delmarva-watchdog/2014/09/17/nanticoke-river-grade/15765207/

Decades of coal ash pollution leaking Into Potomac
Augusta Free Press 9/17/2014
http://augustafreepress.com/report-decades-coal-ash-pollution-leaking-potomac/

Opinion: Near the dock of the Chesapeake Bay sits Calvert Marine Museum: Not far by car
PennLive 9/17/2014
http://www.pennlive.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2014/09/on_the_dock_of_the_bay_not_far.html

Opinion: Overuse or overshoot? That is the question for Harrisburg
The Philadelphia (Pa.) Tribune 9/12/2014
http://www.phillytrib.com/article_2f6d0d4e-bc6e-5439-a445-c0202c0bb133.html

Opinion: Corporations over influence bay cleanup
The (Staunton, Va.) News Leader 9/12/2014
http://www.newsleader.com/story/opinion/readers/2014/07/10/corporations-influence-bay-cleanup/12498879/

Opinion: Polluted waters killing an industry
The Suffolk (Va.) News-Herald 9/12/2014
http://www.suffolknewsherald.com/2014/09/12/polluted-waters-killing-an-industry/

Opinion: Grand Opening of River to Bay
Southern Maryland News Net 9/12/2014
http://smnewsnet.com/archives/109905/grand-opening-of-river-to-bay/

Opinion: Longtime build-up of sediment at Conowingo is a concern but not an excuse to reduce Maryland's Chesapeake Bay cleanup efforts
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 9/9/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/readersrespond/bs-ed-conowingo-20140908,0,6132974.story?track=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+baltimoresun%2Fnews%2Fopinion%2Fletters%2Frss2+(Letters+to+the+Editor)

Opinion: Did Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown really ‘tax the rain’?
The Washington Post 9/8/2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/md-politics/fact-check-did-maryland-lt-gov-anthony-g-brown-really-tax-the-rain/2014/09/07/4e587672-36bd-11e4-9c9f-ebb47272e40e_story.html

Opinion: Chesapeake Bay, EPA and agriculture
Agweek 9/8/2014
http://www.agweek.com/event/article/id/24035/

Opinion: Chicken plant questions need answers
The (Fayetteville, N.C.) Observer 9/7/2014
http://www.fayobserver.com/opinion/news_columns/white-chicken-plant-questions-need-answers/article_4d79b980-7613-5e80-9f53-89598ff12287.html

Opinion: Giant wind farm could deal the Chesapeake Bay a heavy blow
The Washington (D.C.) Times 9/2/2014
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/sep/2/cohen-giant-wind-farm-could-deal-the-chesapeake-ba/

Opinion: Purple Line transit project opponents sue to protect tiny species they can’t even find
The Washington Post 8/30/2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/purple-line-transit-project-opponents-sue-to-protect-tiny-species-they-cant-even-find/2014/08/30/e376f0c2-2fd7-11e4-bb9b-997ae96fad33_story.html

Opinion: Bay’s destiny may be out of our hands
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 9/1/2014
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/opinion/columnists/2014/09/01/tom-horton-chesapeake-future/14932405/

Opinion: Islands of wilderness in Chesapeake region offer escape
Bay Journal News Service 8/31/2014
http://www.myeasternshoremd.com/opinion/article_1a129347-4f45-5273-9727-7c36f0a9fbb1.html

Opinion: Time to shift the blame
The (Waynesboro) News Virginian 8/28/2014
http://www.dailyprogress.com/newsvirginian/opinion/guest_columnists/time-to-shift-the-blame/article_011639fc-2e62-11e4-b86b-0017a43b2370.html

Opinion: Restoring the Bay Also Means Recognizing What We Can't Control
Southern Maryland Headline News 8/28/2014
http://somd.com/news/headlines/2014/18518.shtml

Editorial: 'Rain tax' dithering
The Frederick (Md.) News-Post 9/18/2014
http://www.fredericknewspost.com/news/politics_and_government/governmental_and_political_topics/elections/rain-tax-dithering/article_8ff32486-28dc-5045-8f48-bf9ae20f698c.html

Editorial: Area gets ready to celebrate the creation of our national anthem
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 9/7/2014
http://www.capitalgazette.com/opinion/our_say/ph-ac-ce-our-say-0907-20140907,0,2740848.story

Editorial: Water Inequality
The (Ashland, Va.) Herald-Progress 9/4/2014
http://www.herald-progress.com/?p=17428

Editorial: Farming and economics
The Kent County (Md.) News 9/4/2014
http://www.myeasternshoremd.com/news/kent_county/article_fc054176-fd96-55e4-b2f4-e7d6408c27c7.html

Editorial: Dead zone shows Bay's pollution problems
The (Hampton Roads) Virginian-Pilot 9/3/2014
http://hamptonroads.com/2014/09/dead-zone-shows-bays-pollution-problems

Editorial: Conowingo sediment is no reason for Maryland to stop fighting Chesapeake Bay pollution
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 9/1/2014
http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2014-09-01/news/bs-ed-conowingo-20140901_1_conowingo-dam-chesapeake-bay-pollution

Editorial: Emerald ash borers invade Baltimore
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 8/25/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-ash-borer-20140825,0,1417707.story

Editorial: Mikulski seeks to block Eastern Shore wind farm
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 8/18/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-mikulski-wind-farm-20140818,0,1264754.story

Editorial: Let's build trust on environment
MyEasternShoreMD 8/13/2014
http://www.myeasternshoremd.com/opinion/article_8305743d-c39c-58b2-895b-e00b4d3624b2.html

Editorial: Changes in fish signal problems with waters
The (Hampton Roads) Virginian-Pilot 8/11/2014
http://hamptonroads.com/2014/08/changes-fish-signal-problems-waters

Editorial: Water access efforts like new facility at Shady Side Park crucial to bay
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 8/8/2014
http://www.capitalgazette.com/opinion/ph-ac-ce-our-say-0808-20140808-5,0,4578051.story

Editorial: Fish an indicator something is wrong
The (Sunbury, Pa.) Daily Item 8/6/2014
http://www.dailyitem.com/0100_news/x449117371/Todays-Editorial-Fish-an-indicator-something-is-wrong

Editorial: Clean water a work in progress
The (Carlisle, Pa.) Sentinel 7/31/2014
http://cumberlink.com/news/opinion/editorial/our-view-clean-water-a-work-in-progress/article_3cbb33d2-1903-11e4-90e3-0019bb2963f4.html

Editorial: A sick river: Susquehanna should be declared 'impaired'
Lancaster Online 7/30/2014
http://lancasteronline.com/opinion/editorials/a-sick-river-susquehanna-should-be-declared-impaired/article_051275e6-182f-11e4-8ed2-0017a43b2370.html

Editorial: Maryland must move forward with phosphorus regulations
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 7/28/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-phosphorus-20140728,0,5671905.story

Blog: Log Canoe Racing, Not Your Ho-Hum Regatta
All At Sea 9/18/2014
http://www.allatsea.net/log-canoe-racing-ho-hum-regatta/

Blog: Campbell Foundation’s executive director to retire
Chesapeake Bay Program 9/17/2014
http://www.chesapeakebay.net/blog/post/campbell_foundations_executive_director_to_retire

Blog: In 100 Years, Maryland's Crab Cakes Might Be Shrimp Cakes
Smithsonian 9/16/2014
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/what-does-climate-change-mean-chesapeake-bay-180952690/?no-ist

Blog: Crab industry, and crab sheds for soft-shell ones, struggle to rebound after Katrina
NOLA.com 9/16/2014
http://www.nola.com/food/index.ssf/2014/09/from_the_archives_crab_industr.html

Blog: Maryland faces worse climate-driven flooding, report warns
B'More Green 9/16/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bal-maryland-faces-worse-climatedriven-flooding-report-warns-20140915,0,6656956.story

Blog: Virginia is for (oyster) lovers
USA Today Travel 9/15/2014
http://www.usatoday.com/experience/food-and-wine/tours-and-trails/virginia-is-for-oyster-lovers/15663009/

NSF awards $15 million in second set of coastal sustainability grants
US National Science Foundation 9/15/2014
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=132637&org=NSF&from=news

Blog: Biological nutrient removal system to improve VA wastewater plant operations
WaterWorld 9/12/2014
http://www.waterworld.com/articles/2014/09/a-public-private-partnership-equates-to-a-win-win-win.html

Blog: Environmentalist Opposition to Dominion LNG Plant Weighs In (NYSE: D)
24/7 Wall St. 9/14/2014
http://247wallst.com/energy-business/2014/09/14/environmentalist-opposition-to-dominion-lng-plant-weighs-in/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+typepad%2FRyNm+(24%2F7+Wall+St.)

Blog: Tangier, an island in the Chesapeake Bay, is disappearing underwater and dying.
Slate 9/11/2014
http://www.slate.com/blogs/business_insider/2014/09/11/tangier_an_island_in_the_chesapeake_bay_is_disappearing_underwater_and_dying.html

Blog: U.S. House Votes to Prevent Clean Water Act Expansion
Food Poisoning Bulletin 9/11/2014
http://foodpoisoningbulletin.com/2014/u-s-house-votes-to-prevent-clean-water-act-expansion/

Blog: Restoration Spotlight: Protecting pollinators as important pieces of environmental puzzle
Chesapeake Bay Program 9/10/2014
http://www.chesapeakebay.net/blog/post/restoration_spotlight_protecting_pollinators_as_important_pieces_of_environ

Blog: Smithsonian Science“The State of the Birds” assesses health of nation’s birds
Smithsonian Science 9/9/2014
http://smithsonianscience.org/2014/09/state-of-the-birds-report-assesses-health-of-our-nations-birds/

Blog: Mussels Helping with Chesapeake Bay Restoration
The Fish Site 9/10/2014
http://www.thefishsite.com/fishnews/24063/mussels-helping-with-chesapeake-bay-restoration

Blog: Discarded, derelict fishing traps harm blue crabs, watermen in Chesapeake Bay
Chesapeake Bay Program 9/9/2014
http://www.chesapeakebay.net/blog/post/discarded_derelict_fishing_traps_harm_blue_crabs_watermen_in_chesapeake_bay

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