Bay News for Sunday, May 24, 2015

Obama Set to Strengthen Federal Role in Clean Water Regulation
The New York Times - 5/22/15
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/23/us/politics/obama-set-to-strengthen-federal-role-in-clean-water-regulation.html?_r=0

Proposed city plan would replace trees cut by developers
The (Annapolis, MD) Capital Gazette - 5/21/15
http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/annapolis/ph-ac-cn-forest-plan-0522-20150522,0,916221.story

DNR works to repopulate fish in Bay
The (Easton, MD) Star Democrat - 5/12/15
http://www.stardem.com/news/local_news/article_880ba39c-f6ee-536c-8cec-0178ffca2d4e.html

Water safety sampling — there's an app for that, too
Delmarva Now - 5/21/15
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/delaware/2015/05/21/water-safety-app/27714665/

Diggin’ In: Master Gardeners say their interest never stops growing
San Angelo Standard Times - 5/21/15
http://www.gosanangelo.com/lifestyle/home-and-garden/diggin-in-master-gardeners-say-their-interest-never-stops-growing_37855152

Resident geese: a water quality problem or just fuss & feathers?
Bay Journal 5/19/2015
http://www.bayjournal.com/article/resident_geese_a_water_quality_problem_or_just_fuss_feathers

Wicomico leaving group which challenged bay cleanup?
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 5/19/2015
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2015/05/19/wicomico-chesapeake-coalition/27599521/

Soft shell fest salutes Crisfield’s favorite crustacean
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 5/19/2015
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/entertainment/culture/2015/05/19/crisfield-hosts-soft-fest/27584053/

James City stormwater advisory group ponders state guidelines
The (Williamsburg) Virginia Gazette 5/19/2015
http://www.vagazette.com/news/va-vg-jcc-stormwater-advisory-group-ponders-state-guidelines-on-ms4-20150519,0,3487612.story

Growing pains
The Suffolk (Va.) News-Herald 5/19/2015
http://www.suffolknewsherald.com/2015/05/19/growing-pains/

The hidden jewel
The Suffolk (Va.) News-Herald 5/19/2015
http://www.suffolknewsherald.com/2015/05/19/the-hidden-jewel/

Restoring the river
The (Suffolk, Va.) News Herald 5/19/2015
http://www.suffolknewsherald.com/2015/05/19/restoring-the-river/

Opening the Gate: Farmers on Fencing
WVTF (Charlottesville, Va.) 89.7 FM 5/19/2015
http://wvtf.org/post/opening-gate-farmers-fencing

Federal government announces plan to bolster honeybee, butterfly populations
Associated Press 5/19/2015
http://www.foxnews.com/science/2015/05/19/federal-government-announces-plan-to-bolster-honeybee-butterfly-populations/

Environmentalist speak in support of Annapolis bill to redo city's forest code
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 5/18/2015
http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/government/ph-ac-cn-city-council-0519-20150518,0,4379322.story

Eastern Shore would be well served
The Easton Star Democrat - 5/21/15
http://www.stardem.com/opinion/editors_inbox/article_6e71c736-af3b-5320-9b47-4eef70fda1c8.html

What Chesapeake Bay has to teach Lake Erie about environmental stewardship
Cleveland.com 5/17/2015
http://www.cleveland.com/opinion/index.ssf/2015/05/what_chesapeake_bay_has_to_tea.html

Opinion: Let’s not go back to ‘Pfiesteria hysteria’ days
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 5/15/2015
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/opinion/columnists/2015/05/15/perdue-pfiesteria-chesapeake-bay/27389533/

A beginner's guide to the Elk River's history
The Cecil (Md.) Whig 5/16/2015
http://www.cecildaily.com/our_cecil/article_31e12cec-1869-5112-8de9-12ca796c0b94.html

Opinion: The shad are running
The Frederick (Md.) News Post 5/10/2015
http://www.fredericknewspost.com/z/content_type/features/the-shad-are-running/article_7a0cd1e6-140a-5823-853b-f856dce709da.html

Opinion: Stormwater program; Gullible citizens; Establishment; Crownsville study
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 5/6/2015
http://www.capitalgazette.com/opinion/letters/ph-ac-ce-letters-20150506,0,288649.story

Opinion: Mathematicians and Blue Crabs
The New York Times 5/2/2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/03/opinion/sunday/manil-suri-mathematicians-and-blue-crabs.html?_r=0

Opinion: Conservation easements must be protected
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 5/2/2015
http://www.capitalgazette.com/opinion/columns/ph-ac-ce-columns-20150502,0,555386.story

Opinion: Meaningful steps toward clean water take decades
Bay Journal News Service 5/3/2015
http://www.myeasternshoremd.com/opinion/article_2fa251d1-6c36-56de-823a-2aadde6f0367.html

Opinion: ‘You Drill, You Spill’
The New York Times 4/30/2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/01/opinion/you-drill-you-spill.html?_r=0

Opinion: 'Rain tax' issue highlights bay's problems
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 4/30/2015
http://www.capitalgazette.com/opinion/columns/ph-ac-ce-columns-20150430,0,620922.story

Opinion: Meaningful steps toward clean water take decades
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 4/29/2015
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/opinion/columnists/2015/04/29/clean-water-efforts-span-decades/26576385/

Opinion: When rafting the river was easier
The (Binghamton, NY) Sun & Bulletin 4/29/2015
http://www.pressconnects.com/story/news/connections/history/2015/04/29/rafting-river-easier/26585201/

Opinion: The Queen Bean, tofu and dead zones
The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 4/24/2015
http://www.stardem.com/opinion/columns/article_e052483e-9ab1-52cf-98d6-ca79acc9fb09.html

Opinion: Some facts about oyster aquaculture
The Kent County (Md.) News 4/26/2015
http://www.myeasternshoremd.com/opinion/article_3d02f277-6334-567a-816b-e691e38da419.html

Editorial: Phosphorus rules are a work in progress
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 5/13/2015
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/opinion/2015/05/13/editorial-phosphorus-regulations/27280345/

Editorial: Survey finds Chesapeake Bay blue crab numbers on the rise
The (Fredericksburg, Va.) Free Lance-Star 5/6/2015
http://www.fredericksburg.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-survey-finds-chesapeake-bay-blue-crab-numbers-on-the/article_457a2a8e-3384-5c84-ae35-c29004e19c7c.html

Editorial: Seafood lovers rejoice, blue crabs are doing better
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 5/4/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-crabs-20150504-story.html

Editorial: Oil drilling off the Maryland coast not worth the risk
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 5/1/2015
http://www.capitalgazette.com/opinion/our_say/ph-ac-ce-our-say-20150501,0,7983910.story

Editorial: Oyster aquaculture preserves waterways
The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 4/17/2015
http://www.stardem.com/opinion/editorials/article_95d92e3a-fec4-5c6d-8089-2665ba978b4c.html

Editorial: Oyster aquaculture preserves waterways
The Kent County (Md.) News 04/16/2015
http://www.myeasternshoremd.com/news/kent_county/article_71ed37f9-9563-59e7-b728-b46d91fd0f06.html

Editorial: The fuel costs for solar power are perfect - Baltimore Sun
Baltimore (Md.) Sun 4/16/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/harford/belair/ph-ag-edit-solar-0417-20150416-story.html

Editorial: Chesapeake Bay fared well in state legislature this year
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 4/16/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-bay-session-20150415-story.html

Deadline Nears To Save NY’s Mute Swans
The (New York, NY) Country Gazette 4/14/2015
http://www.northcountrygazette.org/2015/04/14/save_swans/

Continuing collaboration
The (College Park, Md.) Diamondback 4/14/2015
http://www.diamondbackonline.com/opinion/article_c82bb000-e305-11e4-a0f2-2b765cf8692e.html

Still a ‘rain tax’ by any other name?
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 4/14/2015
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/opinion/2015/04/14/opinion-rain-tax/25795631/

Editorial: Lowly oyster says a lot about health of Chesapeake Bay
Fredericksburg (Va.) Freelance Star
http://www.fredericksburg.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-lowly-oyster-says-a-lot-about-health-of-chesapeake/article_0d2eeddf-34cc-53ac-95f6-d25ab26e9f30.html

EDITORIAL: Aquaculture surges in the bay
The (Hampton Roads) Virginian Pilot 4/11/2015
http://hamptonroads.com/2015/04/aquaculture-surges-bay

Editorial: The latest effort to put an end to the furor over the "rain tax," or stormwater remediation fee, as its supporters prefer to call it, comes from Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, who is sponsoring a bill to retool the fee. The bill deser
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 4/9/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/baltimore-county/towson/ph-editorial-stormwater-0409-20150409-story.html

Editorial: Chesapeake oyster poaching
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 4/7/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-oysters-20150407-story.html

Blog: CBF Goes Off the Power and Water Grid. Will You?
Huffington Post Generation Change 5/19/2015
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/william-c-baker/cbf-goes-off-the-power-an_b_7305844.html

Blog: Naptown Pint: 4 Maryland brews to savor this holiday weekend
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 5/20/2015
http://www.capitalgazette.com/lifestyle/food/ph-ac-ls-naptownpint-column-0520-20150520,0,6291404.story

Blog: Prepping for Peeler Crabs
On the Bay 5/15/2015
http://www.mdsg.umd.edu/onthebay-blog/prepping-peeler-crabs

Blog: House Republicans Slash NASA Earth-Science Budget
National Journal 5/19/2015
http://www.nationaljournal.com/energy/nasa-climate-earth-science-republicans-budget-20150519

Blog: Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Marks 50 Years of Making a Difference
Smithsonian Science News 5/18/2015
http://smithsonianscience.si.edu/2015/05/smithsonian-environmental-research-center-marks-50-years-of-making-a-difference/

Blog: 53.3-pound striped bass takes prize in Championship on the Chesapeake
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 5/17/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/outdoors/bs-sp-outdoors-notebook-0517-20150517-story.html

Blogs: Little Creek environmental restoration complete
DVIDS 5/14/2015
https://www.dvidshub.net/news/163494/little-creek-environmental-restoration-complete#.VVnbMvlVhBc

Blog: Education and conservation at the Brock Environmental Center
Chesapeake Bay Program 5/13/2015
http://www.chesapeakebay.net/blog/post/photo_essay_education_and_conservation_at_the_brock_environmental_center

Blog: The Good and The Bad for Atlantic Menhaden
National Geographic 5/13/2015
http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2015/05/13/the-good-and-the-bad-for-atlantic-menhaden/

Blog: 'Don't Call It Flesh-Eating Bacteria,' Say Florida Officials
Huffington Post Healthy Living 5/13/2015
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-f-jacobson/dont-call-it-flesheating-_b_7162540.html

Blog: A window into sustainable outreach opportunities
Flat Hat News 5/14/2015
http://flathatnews.com/2015/05/14/a-window-into-sustainable-outreach-opportunities/

Blog: Harmful algal blooms increasing in Chesapeake Bay
FIS 5/14/2015
http://www.fis.com/fis/worldnews/worldnews.asp?monthyear=&day=14&id=76490&l=e&special=&ndb=1%20target=

Blog: After The Boom, Bringing Back The Forests
Inside Energy 5/12/2015
http://insideenergy.org/2015/05/12/after-the-boom-bringing-back-the-forests/

Blog: Chesapeake Bay Harmful Algal Blooms Increasing
The Fish Site 5/13/2015
http://www.thefishsite.com/fishnews/25655/chesapeake-bay-harmful-algal-blooms-increasing/

Blog: Chesapeake Bay plays important role for us
Seacoastonline.com 5/10/2015
http://www.seacoastonline.com/article/20150510/SPORTS/150519911/101157/SPORTS

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