Bay News for Tuesday, February 09, 2016

York County power plant glitch kills more than a thousand fish in Susquehanna River
Penn Live (Mechanicsburg, Pa.) 02/01/2016
http://www.pennlive.com/news/2016/02/power_plant_brunner_island_dea.html#incart_river_home

Maryland chicken farmers seek relief from new manure rules
The Washington Times 02/02/2016
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/feb/2/maryland-chicken-farmers-seek-relief-new-manure-ru/

Schuh backs bill to raise cap on oyster shell recycling tax credit
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 02/02/2016
http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/government/ph-ac-cn-schuh-oyster-bill-0203-20160202-story.html

Navy to begin testing residential well water near Fentress for contaminants
The (Hampton Roads) Virginian-Pilot 02/02/2016
http://pilotonline.com/news/military/navy-to-begin-testing-well-water-for-contaminants-in-homes/article_f7c4fb5c-9385-5738-a158-e71216f047b6.html

MD, VA lawmakers grapple with Bay-related issues
Bay Journal 02/02/2016
http://www.bayjournal.com/article/md_va_lawmakers_grapple_with_bay_related_issues

Curtis Bay plant faulted for releasing 12 times more nitrogen into the bay than permitted
Baltimore Sun 02/01/2016
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/bs-md-erachem-pollution-20160201-story.html

Bay Barometer shows pollution-reduction efforts are working to restore the bay
The (Hampton Roads, Va.) Daily Press 02/02/2016
http://www.dailypress.com/news/science/dp-nws-chesapeake-bay-barometer-20160203-story.html

New oyster leases in Lynnhaven put on hold so state can look for "peace"
The (Hampton Roads) Virginian-Pilot 02/02/2016
http://pilotonline.com/news/local/environment/new-oyster-leases-in-lynnhaven-put-on-hold-so-state/article_42d01ecb-6f4d-5264-ace9-d9ceec00c0f4.html

Shore reps say manure bill is bull
The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 02/02/2016
http://www.stardem.com/news/environment/article_beae03b5-3cf5-52e5-91a1-e5929dca3272.html

Md. lawmakers address poultry waste, oyster restoration
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 02/02/2016
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/2016/02/02/maryland-poultry-oysters/79717630/

DEP's revised Chesapeake Bay strategy draws $3M in federal funds
The (Harrisburg, Pa.) Central Penn Business Journal 02/02/2016
http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160202/CPBJ01/160209936/deps-revised-chesapeake-bay-strategy-draws-3m-in-federal-funds

Md. poultry companies urged to pick up bay cleaning tab
WMDT TV (Salisbury, Md.) 02/02/2016
http://www.wmdt.com/news/more-local-news/md-poultry-urged-to-pick-up-bay-cleaning-tab/37779716

Maryland court revives water pollution lawsuit against state
Bay Journal 02/01/2016
http://www.bayjournal.com/article/maryland_court_revives_water_pollution_lawsuit_against_state

Could your sinks and toilets fight sea-level rise in Hampton Roads?
The (Hampton Roads) Virginian-Pilot 02/01/2016
http://pilotonline.com/news/local/environment/could-your-sinks-and-toilets-fight-sea-level-rise-in/article_df55a0e1-6992-54b0-b2c3-94a26402a89c.html

CBMM to build Hooper Island draketail in boatbuilding program
The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 02/01/2016
http://www.stardem.com/life/article_a7046b4c-356b-5093-a71a-d5421d3b924c.html

Opinion: Our say: Rising sea level a concern for Annapolis
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 02/01/2016
http://www.capitalgazette.com/opinion/our_say/ph-ac-ce-our-say-0201-20160201-story.html

Opinion: Make excess poultry litter the responsibility of producers
Baltimore Sun 02/01/2016
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-poultry-20160201-story.html

Opinion: Conowingo Dam and Chesapeake pollution
Baltimore Sun 01/29/2016
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/readersrespond/bs-ed-conowingo-letter-20160129-story.html

Opinion: Pollution from poultry producers continues to threaten the Chesapeake Bay.
Baltimore Sun 01/29/2016
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/readersrespond/bs-ed-pollution-bay-letter-20160129-story.html

Opinion: It’s time to put more focus on watershed’s healthy streams
Bay Journal 01/19/2016
http://www.bayjournal.com/article/its_time_to_put_more_focus_on_watersheds_healthy_streams

Opinion: Susquehanna clearly ‘impaired’
The Scranton (Pa.) Times-Tribune 01/19/2016
http://thetimes-tribune.com/opinion/susquehanna-clearly-impaired-1.1996782

Opinion: Math error halts multi-million dollar oyster restoration
The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 01/17/2016
http://www.stardem.com/opinion/columns/article_bbb97b83-c2c7-5a9c-b98a-b3d97e25cb15.html

Opinion: Va. should set tougher standards on this environmental threat
The Washington Post 01/13/2016
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/va-should-set-tougher-standards-on-this-environmental-threat/2016/01/13/c3955fd8-b950-11e5-85cd-5ad59bc19432_story.html

Opinion: Somerset can’t unring the chickenhouse bell
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 01/09/2016
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/opinion/readers/2016/01/09/column-payan-somerset-chickenhouses/78570328/

Opinion: ESSA promotes studying nature while in it
The Baltimore Sun 01/10/2016
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-upstream-alliance-20160110-story.html

Opinion: Land preservation in the Chesapeake Bay watershed has long-term benefits for all Marylanders
The Baltimore(Md.) Sun 01/06/2016
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/readersrespond/bs-ed-preservation-letter-20160106-story.html

Opinion: Predators weren’t eating menhaden because there weren’t enough out there
Bay Journal 01/04/2016
http://www.bayjournal.com/article/prey_werent_eating_menhaden_because_there_werent_enough_out_there

Opinion: Beyond Coal campaign aims to replace carbon-based energy sources with renewables
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 01/04/2016
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/readersrespond/bs-ed-energy-letter-20160104-story.html

Opinion: Estrogen is a concern in our waterways
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 12/31/2015
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/opinion/2015/12/31/column-coastalbays/78134390/

Opinion: STEM students designing solutions to city runoff
The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 01/03/2016
http://www.stardem.com/opinion/columns/article_d2892346-5f85-52cd-be01-5481e6b3f9f1.html

Editorial: Susquehanna impaired? You bet
York (Pa.) Daily Record 12/24/2015
http://www.ydr.com/story/opinion/editorials/2015/12/24/susquehanna-impaired-you-bet/77876006/

Editorial: Another legal attack on the Chesapeake
The (Fredericksburg, Va.) Free Lance-Star 12/21/2015
http://www.fredericksburg.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-another-legal-attack-on-the-chesapeake/article_d5517b97-898b-5e53-8363-dd40f781e435.html

Editorial: Mitigate city stormwater with grants
The Scranton (Pa.) Times-Tribune 12/21/2015
http://thetimes-tribune.com/opinion/mitigate-city-stormwater-with-grants-1.1985490

Editorial: Chesapeake islands on borrowed time?
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 12/17/2015
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/opinion/2015/12/17/editorial-20151217/77491912/

Editorial: Baltimore's leaky sewage system remains a mess
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 12/17/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-sewage-20151217-story.html

Editorial: Saving an endangered squirrel
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 12/05/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-delmarva-squirrel-20151206-story.html

Clear water reminds us about bay goal
The Salisbury (Md.) Daily Times 12/2/15
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/opinion/2015/12/02/editorial-20151203/76680686/

Tough fracking rules needed in Tidewater region
Fredericksburg (Va.) Freelance Star 12/2/15
http://www.fredericksburg.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-tough-fracking-rules-needed-in-tidewater-region/article_319feabe-2632-5330-a5a2-3fe4086753ba.html

Editorial: On the Oyster Trail: Bravo to the bivalves
The (Fredericksburg, Va.) Free Lance-Star 11/15/2015
http://www.fredericksburg.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-on-the-oyster-trail-bravo-to-the-bivalves/article_24eedd27-6490-5ba5-8afd-8e883516f5cc.html

Curbing toxic algal blooms in Lake Erie requires partners in states, Canada
Cleveland.com (Oh.) 11/06/15
http://www.cleveland.com/opinion/index.ssf/2015/11/curbing_toxic_algal_blooms_in_lake_erie_requires_partners_in_states_canada_editorial.html

Editorial: Proposed power plants smog rules require a closer look
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 11/4/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-smog-20151104-story.html

Editorial: Maryland should embrace tougher emission standards
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 11/2/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-climate-20151102-story.html

Editorial: A Maryland water quality cap-and-trade program faces formidable challenges
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 10/26/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-trading-20151026-story.html

Editorial: Better view of river is new city group's goal
The (Fredericksburg, Va.) Free Lance-Star 10/23/2015
http://www.fredericksburg.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-better-view-of-river-is-new-city-group-s/article_d74dce89-490b-5918-9634-9a5ab1201e26.html

Editorial: Baltimore County Council would be foolish to repeal stormwater fee
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 10/20/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-rain-tax-20151020-story.html

Blog: Chesapeake Bay report card finds improving crab populations, grass growth
Baltimore Sun 02/02/2016
http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bal-gr-chesapeake-bay-report-card-finds-improving-crab-populations-grass-growth-20160202-story.html

Blog: Chart your route with a virtual tour
Bay Journal 02/02/2016
http://www.bayjournal.com/article/chart_your_route_with_a_virtual_tour

Blog: Well-Flushed Oyster Farms Pose Little Risk to Bay’s Marine Life
On the Bay (Maryland Sea Grant) 01/29/2016
http://www.mdsg.umd.edu/onthebay-blog/well-flushed-oyster-farms-pose-little-risk-bay%E2%80%99s-marine-life

Blog: For the Love of Oysters
Cool Green Science 02/01/2016
http://blog.nature.org/science/2016/02/01/love-oysters-seafood-water-oceans/

Blog: Check Out Trails + Rivers From Streetview
Rodale’s Organic Life 01/28/2016
http://www.rodalesorganiclife.com/home/check-out-trails-rivers-from-streetview

Blog: Crabbers Find Pots of Money in Abandoned Fishing Gear
TakePart 01/29/2016
http://www.takepart.com/article/2016/01/29/crab-fishers-find-pots-money-abandoned-gear

Blog: Holland Island: Once a Busting Fishing Village, This Island Eroded and Sunk Into the Chesapeake Bay
Slate 01/28/2016
http://www.slate.com/blogs/atlas_obscura/2016/01/28/holland_island_once_a_busting_fishing_village_this_island_eroded_and_sunk.html

Blog: A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church
The Falls Church (Va.) News-Press 01/28/2016
https://fcnp.com/2016/01/28/a-penny-for-your-thoughts-news-of-greater-falls-church-230/

Blog: National Aquarium plots 'complete makeover of the waterfront campus'
Baltimore Business Journal 01/28/2016
http://www.bizjournals.com/baltimore/blog/real-estate/2016/01/national-aquarium-plots-complete-makeover-of-the.html

Blog: Derelict fishing gear removal may generate millions
Fish Information & Services 01/26/2016
http://www.fis.com/fis/worldnews/worldnews.asp?monthyear=&day=26&id=81871&l=e&special=&ndb=1%20target=

Blog: Derelict Fishing Gear Removal has Major Economic Benefit for Fisheries
The Fish Site 01/22/2016
http://www.thefishsite.com/fishnews/27053/derelict-fishing-gear-removal-has-major-economic-benefit-for-fisheries/

Blog: Helping Local Planners Improve the Quality of Coastal Bays
Maryland Sea Grant 01/21/2016
http://www.mdsg.umd.edu/onthebay-blog/helping-local-planners-improve-quality-coastal-bays

Blog: Removal of derelict fishing gear has major economic impact
Phys.org 01/21/2016
http://phys.org/news/2016-01-derelict-fishing-gear-major-economic.html

Blog: Pennsylvania officials say it’s time to reboot efforts for clean water
Farm and Dairy 01/21/2016
http://www.farmanddairy.com/uncategorized/pennsylvania-officials-say-its-time-to-reboot-efforts-for-clean-water/312224.html

Blog: Trading ideas on how to trade pollution
Bay Journal 01/19/2016
http://www.bayjournal.com/blog/post/trading_ideas_on_how_to_trade_pollution

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