Bay News for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

EPA loses bridge builder with Bob Perciasepe’s departure as No. 2
The Washington Post 7/18/2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/wp/2014/07/18/epa-loses-bridge-builder-with-bob-perciasepes-departure-as-no-2/

In Forest Heights, tree initiatives take root
The Washington Post 7/27/2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/md-politics/in-forest-heights-tree-initiatives-take-root/2014/07/27/bc8b3626-10f6-11e4-8936-26932bcfd6ed_story.html

BGE and Constellation Employee Volunteers Team Up with the Waterfront Partnership and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to Support the Healthy Harbor Initiative and the Healthy Harbor Oyster Partnership
Business Wire 7/28/2014
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20140728006193/en/BGE-Constellation-Employee-Volunteers-Team-Waterfront-Partnership#.U9eRAfldXm8

Study: Sea levels drive up flooding
The (Wilmington, Del.) News Journal 7/28/2014
http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/local/2014/07/28/study-sea-levels-drive-flooding/13301755/

Rising seas a potential danger to barrier islands in Virginia and abroad
The (Williamsburg) Virginia Gazette 7/28/2014
http://www.vagazette.com/news/va-vg-vims-0730-20140728,0,1451729.story

Bay region reports five Vibrio cases
The (Hollywood, Md.) Bay Net 7/28/2014
http://www.thebaynet.com/news/index.cfm/fa/viewstory/story_ID/38343

Lawmakers Fight Deceptive Labeling Of Imported Crab Meat
PerishableNews.com 7/28/2014
http://www.perishablenews.com/index.php?article=0038213

In Chesapeake Bay waters warmed by summer sun, a deadly pathogen lies in wait
The Washington Post 7/26/2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/in-chesapeake-bay-waters-warmed-by-summer-sun-a-deadly-pathogen-lies-in-wait/2014/07/26/fe0a69ac-1414-11e4-98ee-daea85133bc9_story.html

Terrapins view crab pots as playgrounds, not death traps
Bay Journal 7/27/2014
http://www.bayjournal.com/article/terrapins_view_crab_pots_as_playgrounds_not_death_traps

Anne Arundel could see early bay cleanup results close to home
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 7/25/2014
http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/environment/anne-arundel-could-see-early-bay-cleanup-results-close-to/article_1881f626-ec4a-523f-b14b-7de47f6c92a0.html

Oyster gardening: Volunteers wanted to help build Chesapeake Bay sanctuary reefs
The (Newport News, Va.) Daily Press 7/26/2014
http://www.dailypress.com/features/family/home-garden/dp-fea-diggin-0727-20140726,0,6183269.story

Report: Farm runoff might be sabotaging bay's 'pollution diet'
The (Newport News, Va.) Daily Press 7/27/2014
http://www.dailypress.com/news/science/dp-nws-bay-reports-phosphorus-nitrogen-20140727,0,6493910.story

Crab-pickers entertain museum guests during Chesapeake People event
The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 7/27/2014
http://www.stardem.com/news/local_news/article_2e798f69-b52a-5660-98af-3b62ef2e17f8.html

USDA increases incentives for Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program
The (Lewes, Del.) Cape Gazette 7/28/2014
http://capegazette.villagesoup.com/p/usda-increases-incentives-for-conservation-reserve-enhancement-program/1213494

Voting has begun to name Maryland's Famous Blue Crab
Maryland Newszap 7/28/2014
http://maryland.newszap.com/crisfieldsomerset/133850-92/voting-has-begun-to-name-marylands-famous-blue-crab

Menhaden concerns need to go to Richmond
The (Hampton Roads) Virginian-Pilot 7/28/2014
http://hamptonroads.com/2014/07/menhaden-concerns-need-go-richmond

Opinion: Along river, nature is preserved for wildlife, people
The (Hampton Roads) Virginian-Pilot 7/29/2014
http://hamptonroads.com/2014/07/along-river-nature-preserved-wildlife-people

Opinion: The Chesapeake Bay’s blue crab need our help now — or never
The Washington Post 7/25/2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-chesapeake-bays-blue-crab-needs-our-help-now--or-never/2014/07/25/a7cedc26-1383-11e4-9285-4243a40ddc97_story.html

Opinion: Sound bites won't do
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 7/22/2014
http://www.capitalgazette.com/maryland_gazette/opinion/letters/robert-jervis-sound-bites-won-t-do/article_8b6b16ea-b599-5a89-b8bb-f9b902c9d6f0.html

Opinion: Lawmakers are right to oppose 'pollution diet'
The Roanoke (Va.) Times 7/22/2014
http://www.roanoke.com/opinion/letter-lawmakers-are-right-to-oppose-pollution-diet/article_e8f77c8a-eb4a-5942-aebd-877acd52fc98.html

Opinion: Wake Up to Danger of Saltwater Intrusion
The Cape Charles (Va.) Wave 7/21/2014
http://capecharleswave.com/2014/07/wayne-creed-wake-up-to-danger-of-saltwater-intrusion/

Opinion: Don’t be crabby over bushel prices
Southern Maryland Newspapers Online 7/18/2014
http://www.somdnews.com/article/20140718/OPINION/140719400/-1/don-x2019-t-be-crabby-over-bushel-prices&template=southernMaryland

Opinion: Tax activities that do harm to the environment
The Baltimore (Md.) 7/16/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/bs-ed-pigou-letter-20140716,0,5278599.story

Opinion: White-tailed dear and rockfish
The (Dorchester, Md.) 7/16/2014
http://www.myeasternshoremd.com/opinion/article_f30d9d69-ea8c-5508-9266-fd233742937f.html

Goodlatte wrong about the Chesapeake Bay
The (Stauton, Va.) News Leader 7/16/2014
http://www.newsleader.com/story/opinion/readers/2014/07/16/goodlatte-wrong-chesapeake-bay/12737887/

Opinion: Muddying the bay's waters
The Roanoke (Va.) Times 7/16/2014
http://www.roanoke.com/opinion/muddying-the-bay-s-waters/article_31068dad-ccf7-50de-ad65-32b51c074bce.html

Opinion: Environmental Propagandists Full Of It Over Dog Poo Run Off
Webcommentary.com 7/14/2014
http://www.webcommentary.com/php/ShowArticle.php?id=meekinsf&date=140714

Opinion: A Pipeline Threatens Our Family Land
The New York Times 7/12/2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/13/opinion/sunday/a-pipeline-threatens-our-family-land.html?_r=0

Opinion: Legislation to clean up the Chesapeake Bay imperiled in the Senate
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 7/11/2014
http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2014-07-12/news/bs-ed-bay-pollution-20140712_1_runoff-and-air-pollution-chesapeake-bay-blue-crabs

Opinion: 10 Things You Should Know About the U.S. Seafood Supply
Food Safety News 7/14/2014
http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2014/07/10-things-you-should-know-about-the-american-seafood-supply/#.U8PIr_ldXm8

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

Editorial: Tighten Chesapeake coal waste regulations
The (Hampton Roads) Virginian-Pilot 7/22/2014
http://hamptonroads.com/2014/07/tighten-chesapeake-coal-waste-regulations

Knowledge amid a changing climate
The (Hampton Roads) Virginian-Pilot 7/20/2014
http://hamptonroads.com/2014/07/knowledge-amid-changing-climate

Editorial: At Harrisburg's water-sewer outfit, the grownups have taken charge
PennLive 7/9/2014
http://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2014/07/harrisburg_water_sewer_improve.html

Editorial: The Environmental Protection Agency is swimming in murky water
The Washington Post 7/8/2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-environmental-protection-agency-is-swimming-in-murky-water/2014/07/08/ba19ee7e-062d-11e4-8a6a-19355c7e870a_story.html

Editorial: Eastern Shore boycott justified but doomed
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 7/7/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-harris-20140707,0,4748548.story

Opinion: Harris attacks Bay cleanup
The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 7/4/2014
http://www.stardem.com/opinion/editors_inbox/article_30d7dcf3-8158-5782-87e1-bb89cab99364.html

Editorial: New Bay cleanup pact sets clear course
The Star Democrat (MD) - 07/02/2014
http://www.stardem.com/opinion/columns/article_6406b51e-a39b-598d-9a7b-8b608111e0c8.html

Editorial: No harm in state panel on climate
The Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress - 07/03/2014
http://www.dailyprogress.com/opinion/editorials/no-harm-in-state-panel-on-climate/article_4b43199c-0233-11e4-a6e1-001a4bcf6878.html

Editorial: Our say: Bay Pact
The Annapolis (Md.) Capital-Gazette 06/21/2014
http://www.capitalgazette.com/opinion/our_say/our-say-editor-s-notebook/article_35cc2817-0156-5d12-a58e-5323d4a5b8f5.html

Editorial: Trying to agree on Chesapeake Bay cleanup
The Frederick (Md.) News-Post 06/23/2014
http://www.fredericknewspost.com/opinion/editorial/trying-to-agree-on-chesapeake-bay-cleanup/article_a9d12480-09b6-57dd-bf31-ab1dfad79541.html

Editorial: Focus on facts about Chesapeake Bay
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 06/19/2014
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/opinion/editorials/2014/06/19/chesapeake-bay/10883831/

Editorial: States commit to cleanup
The Carroll County (Md.) Times 6/18/2014
http://www.carrollcountytimes.com/news/opinion/editorials/editorial-states-commit-to-cleanup/article_0a5dfcf2-8346-5beb-a46d-13e282bbd73b.html

Editorial: Make the Fracking Recipe Public
The (Lynchburg, Va.) News & Advance 6/17/2014
http://www.newsadvance.com/opinion/editorials/make-the-fracking-recipe-public/article_b8d67308-f592-11e3-88bc-0017a43b2370.html

Editorial: Chesapeake Bay health affects us
The (Cumberland, Md.) Sentinel 6/16/2014
http://cumberlink.com/news/opinion/editorial/our-view-chesapeake-bay-health-affects-us/article_51c0cd3e-f5ac-11e3-adcd-001a4bcf887a.html

Blog: Lawmakers urge Obama administration to act against deceptively labeled crab meat
Bay Journal 7/27/2014
http://www.bayjournal.com/blog/post/lawmakers_urge_obama_administration_to_act_against_deceptively_labeled_crab

Blog: How Virginia Can Meet and Exceed Its Targets under the EPA Power Plant Carbon Standard
Union of Concerned Scientists 7/28/2014
http://blog.ucsusa.org/how-virginia-can-meet-and-eceed-its-targets-under-epa-power-plant-carbon-standard-600

Blog: Water Wheel Cleans Baltimore Waterway
Millionaire Corner 7/28/2014
http://millionairecorner.com/Content_Free/Water-Wheel-Cleans-Baltimore-Harbor.aspx

Blog: Chesapeake Bay Is So Warm Flesh-Eating Bacteria Infections Reach 10-Year High
Opposing Views 7/27/2014
http://www.opposingviews.com/i/health/chesapeake-bay-so-warm-flesh-eating-bacteria-infections-reach-10-year-high

Blog: Virginia aquaculture benefits the Bay and beyond
RVAnews 7/28/2014
http://rvanews.com/news/virginia-aquaculture-benefits-the-bay-and-beyond/115305

Blog: Likely tornado kills at least three on Virginia portion of Delmarva
B'More Green 7/24/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/weather/weather-blog/bal-wx-likely-tornado-kills-at-least-three-on-virginia-portion-of-delmarva-20140724,0,495932.story

Blog: Getting Gritty: Local Partnerships Protect the Bay With Beer
Huffington Post DC 7/23/2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/antonia-sohns/getting-gritty-local-part_b_5612073.html

Blog: Maryland gives gas export facility go-ahead
B'More Green 7/23/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bs-md-public-works-cove-point-20140723,0,5194597.story

Blog: 52 Organizations and Calvert County Residents to Governor O’Malley: Safety Assessment for Cove Point LNG Export Facility Needed
Food & Water Watch 7/23/2014
https://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/pressreleases/52-organizations-and-calvert-county-residents-to-governor-omalley-safety-assessment-for-cove-point-lng-export-facility-needed/

Blog: Chesapeake Bay oyster population poised for highest harvest since 1987
Undercurrent News 7/23/2014
http://www.undercurrentnews.com/2014/07/23/cheseapeake-bay-oyster-population-poised-for-highest-harvest-since-1987/

Blog: Bay had smallest ‘dead zone’ on record for early July
Bay Journal 7/22/2014
http://www.bayjournal.com/blog/post/bay_had_smallest_dead_zone_on_record_for_early_july

Blog: Bull shark spotted at Sandy Point
B'More Green 7/22/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bs-md-shark-sandy-point-20140722,0,3414871.story

Blog: Scientists to Study Effects of Climate Change on the Chesapeake Bay
Newswise 7/22/2014
http://www.newswise.com/articles/scientists-receive-more-than-2-million-to-study-effects-of-climate-change-on-the-chesapeake-bay

Blog: Maryland Department of Natural Resources links watermen with chefs
Chesapeake Bay Program 7/22/2014
http://www.chesapeakebay.net/blog/post/maryland_department_of_natural_resources_links_watermen_with_chefs

Blog: Anacostia, Patapsco restoration projects receive funding
Chesapeake Bay Program 7/21/2014
http://www.chesapeakebay.net/blog/post/anacostia_patapsco_restoration_projects_receive_funding

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