Bay News for Tuesday, September 30, 2014

A big hurricane in 1933 changed a lot of things around the Chesapeake Bay
The Washington Post 9/27/2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/a-big-hurricane-in-1933-changed-a-lot-of-things-around-the-chesapeake-bay/2014/09/27/71bbd6c8-44e5-11e4-9a15-137aa0153527_story.html

Good: sturgeon return. Bad: rockfish fall. Ugly: a killer plant comes back to the bay
The Washington Post 9/28/2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/good-sturgeon-return-bad-rockfish-fall-ugly-a-killer-plant-comes-back-to-the-bay/2014/09/28/50dc9e74-44ea-11e4-b47c-f5889e061e5f_story.html

Watermen question striped bass science
The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 9/28/2014
http://www.stardem.com/news/environment/article_328fbbfc-151f-517b-81be-02828476f444.html

NRP boats now have live video streaming capability
The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 9/27/2014
http://www.myeasternshoremd.com/news/state_regional/article_91b6264b-af3e-5988-a1fa-a631fbd3b434.html

EPA Proposed Changes to Clean Water Act Baffle Farmers
The (New York, NY) Epoch Times 9/26/2014
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/982868-epa-proposed-changes-to-clean-water-act-baffles-farmers/?photo=2

Warmer Bay will change fishery
The (Fredericksburg, Va.) Free Lance-Star 9/28/2014
http://news.fredericksburg.com/newsdesk/2014/09/28/warmer-bay-will-change-fishery/

Chesapeake Bay Foundation issues life of clean-up actions
TheBayNet.com 9/27/2014
http://www.thebaynet.com/articles/0914/chesapeake-bay-foundation-issues-life-of-clean_up-actions.html

Chesapeake Bay Trust Announces Almost $1 Million in Grants to Improve Local Communities
WBOC 16 (Salisbury, Md.) TV 9/26/2014
http://www.wboc.com/story/26637059/chesapeake-bay-trust-announces-almost-1-million-in-grants-to-improve-local-communities

All waters are connected
The Fairfax (Va.) Times 9/26/2014
http://www.fairfaxtimes.com/article/20140926/OPINION/140929458/1065/%5C&template=fairfaxTimes

Natural Resources Police are using a military-grade radar network to nab oyster poachers in the Chesapeake Bay.
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 9/25/2014
http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/ph-ac-cn-oyster-radar-0927-20140925,0,3605454.story

Dispute over sand dunes grows heated in Ocean View
The (Hampton Roads) Virginian-Pilot 9/25/2014
http://hamptonroads.com/2014/09/dispute-over-sand-dunes-grows-heated-ocean-view

Preservation, Government Groups Gather to Share Concerns on Proposed Over-River Power Line
The Williamsburg Yorktown (Va.) Daily 9/26/2014
http://wydaily.com/2014/09/26/preservation-and-government-groups-gather-to-share-concerns-over-proposed-over-river-power-line?cat=localnews/

Ashland is site of Bay grant announcement
The (Hanover, Pa.) Herald-Progress 9/25/2014
http://www.herald-progress.com/?p=17675

CRA meets no opposition so far on No Discharge Zone
The Kent County (Md.) News 9/25/2014
http://www.myeasternshoremd.com/news/kent_county/article_e7a1b8c0-afff-5972-b930-5d49e0898873.html

PennVEST, DEP Announce Results Of Forward Nutrient Credit Trading Auction
NorthCentralPA.com 9/25/2014
http://www.northcentralpa.com/feeditem/2014-09-25_pennvest-dep-announce-results-forward-nutrient-credit-trading-auction-0

Opinion: Brown, Hogan disagree on how to address Chesapeake pollution
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 9/26/2014
http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2014-09-26/news/bs-md-governor-environment-20140926_1_chesapeake-pollution-bay-restoration-chesapeake-bay

Opinion: Transparency needed on phosphorus study
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 9/26/2014
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/opinion/editorials/2014/09/26/editorial-phosphorus-agriculture/16274585/

Opinion: Farms going out of business if phosphorus tool continues
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 9/26/2014
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/opinion/readers/2014/09/26/farms-phosphorus-maryland/16271631/

Opinion: Marylanders recognize climate change
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 9/25/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-climate-change-20140925,0,1729279.story

Opinion: Our endangered environment
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 9/23/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-salt-marsh-20140923,0,691095.story

Opinion: Birders shouldn’t be cheep-skates when it comes to funding habitat
Maryland Newzap 9/21/2014
http://maryland.newszap.com/crisfieldsomerset/135231-92/birders-shouldnt-be-cheep-skates-when-it-comes-to-funding-habitat

Opinion: Hard choices for the Chesapeake
The Carroll County (Md.) Times 9/21/2014
http://www.carrollcountytimes.com/columnists/sports/ph-cc-sp-bill-may-0921-20140921,0,2654670.column

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/

Editorial: Perdue chairman's complaints about Maryland don't add up
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 9/22/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-perdue-20140922,0,5076223.story

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

Blog: How do you farm-raise clams and oysters? A trip to Virginia answers the question
Cleveland.com 9/26/2014
http://www.cleveland.com/food/index.ssf/2014/09/virginia_clam_and_oyster_farme.html

Blog: Pennsylvania Commits to Action Plan to Improve State Waters and Chesapeake Bay
Pennsylvania DEP 9/22/2014
http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/news_releases/14288

Blog: World Stands By As Algae and Dead Zones Ruin Water
Circle of Blue 9/25/2014
http://www.circleofblue.org/waternews/2014/world/draft-world-stands-algae-dead-zones-ruin-water/

Blog: $9.8 million in grant funds will reduce pollution, restore habitats in Chesapeake Bay
Chesapeake Bay Program 9/23/2014
http://www.chesapeakebay.net/blog/post/9.8_million_in_grant_funds_will_reduce_pollution_restore_habitats_in_chesap

Blog: Business Specialist Teaches Aquaculture Farmers in Myanmar
Maryland Sea Grant 9/18/2014
http://www.mdsg.umd.edu/news/business-specialist-teaches-aquaculture-farmers-myanmar

Blog: USDA Initiative Helps Farmers Keep Water Clean in Chesapeake Bay
USDA Blog 9/23/2014
http://blogs.usda.gov/2014/09/23/usda-initiative-helps-farmers-keep-water-clean-in-chesapeake-bay/

Blog: This Massive Squirrel Has Been Saved from Extinction
Scientific American 9/23/2014
http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/extinction-countdown/2014/09/23/massive-squirrel-saved/

Blog: Eleven lighthouses in the Chesapeake Bay watershed
Chesapeake Bay Program 9/22/2014
http://www.chesapeakebay.net/blog/post/eleven_lighthouses_in_the_chesapeake_bay_watershed

Blog: Water Management Plan Approved by County Board
ARL Now 9/22/2014
http://www.arlnow.com/2014/09/22/water-management-plan-approved-by-county-board/

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/

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