Bay News for Friday, December 19, 2014

Rockfish poaching nets waterman federal prison term
Bay Journal 12/18/2014
http://www.bayjournal.com/article/rockfish_poaching_nets_waterman_federal_prison_term

Zebra Mussels Have Invaded Maryland Waters
CBS Baltimore (Md.) TV 12/18/2014
http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2014/12/18/zebra-mussels-have-invaded-maryland-waters/

Norfolk man breaks Guinness boating record
WAVY 10 (Hampton Roads, Va.) TV 12/18/2014
http://wavy.com/2014/12/18/norfolk-man-breaks-guinness-boating-record/

Dunloggin efforts to improve health of Chesapeake Bay garner national recognition
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 12/17/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/howard/ellicott-city/ph-dunloggin-recognition-20141217-story.html

Chesapeake Bay fisherman sentenced to prison for fish theft
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 12/17/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/bs-md-fisherman-sentencing-20141217-story.html

County to issue stormwater project grants
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 12/17/2014
http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/government/ph-ac-cn-stormwater-grants-1212-20141214,0,3764245.story

Thousands of miles of state rivers are polluted, report shows
The (Charlottesville, Va.) Daily Progress 12/17/2014
http://www.dailyprogress.com/news/thousands-of-miles-of-state-rivers-are-polluted-report-shows/article_ebe09ada-8601-11e4-b11e-fff51d55468c.html

Fithian contests DNR statement on rockfish quota
The Kent County (Md.) News 12/18/2014
http://www.myeasternshoremd.com/news/kent_county/article_5c1a8dc5-5c3b-5c79-8e55-033c1fe564ce.html

USDA: Appomattox Co. farm is "watershed success story"
The (Lynchburg, Va.) News & Advance 12/17/2014
http://www.newsadvance.com/news/local/press-pass/usda-appomattox-co-farm-is-watershed-success-story/article_f07ca860-856e-11e4-82af-07a5e93f00a0.html

Maryland Seeks Proposals for Local Bay Restoration Projects
Southern Maryland News Net 12/17/2014
http://smnewsnet.com/archives/169335/maryland-seeks-proposals-for-local-bay-restoration-projects-2/

Tilghman Island Man Sentenced in Fish Poaching Case
WBOC-16 (Salisbury, Md.) TV 12/17/2014
http://www.wboc.com/story/27654367/tilghman-island-man-sentenced-in-fish-poaching-case

Talbot Co. man sentenced for poaching
WMDT-47 (Salisbury, Md.) TV 12/18/2014
http://www.wmdt.com/news/more-local-news/Talbot-Co-man-sentenced-for-poaching/30289796

As waters continue to rise, Navy seeks comprehensive plan
Bay Journal 12/16/2014
http://www.bayjournal.com/article/as_waters_continue_to_rise_navy_seeks_comprehensive_plan

Research and environmental efforts in Hampton Roads benefit from federal spending plan
The (Newport News, Va.) Daily Press 12/16/2014
http://www.dailypress.com/news/science/dp-nws-spending-bill-environment-science-20141216-story.html

Thousands of miles of Va. rivers are polluted, report shows
The Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch 12/16/2014
http://www.timesdispatch.com/news/thousands-of-miles-of-va-rivers-are-polluted-report-shows/article_f22120b7-6952-59a3-913a-af994fdbf7e0.html

Opinion: Relicense the Conowingo hydroelectric plant
The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 12/19/2014
http://www.stardem.com/opinion/editors_inbox/article_5a1ca02e-3fa9-543d-ae01-38dc55111812.html

Opinion: Big Ag must be held to account for bay pollution
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 12/17/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/bs-ed-bay-pollution-letter-20141217-story.html

Opinion: Undistorted truth about wind project
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 12/16/2014
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/opinion/readers/2014/12/16/undistorted-truth-wind-project/20513379/

Opinion: In a word, "littoral"
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 12/15/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/language-blog/bal-in-a-word-littoral-20141215-story.html

Opinion: To Cool a Warming Planet, Give Developing Countries a Voice
LiveScience 12/15/2014
http://www.livescience.com/49140-cool-warming-planet-by-giving-developing-nations-a-voice.html

Opinion: Stormwater fee is a boon for Prince George's
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 12/14/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-rain-tax-20141214-story.html

Opinion: U.S. must protect consumers from seafood fraud
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 12/12/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-seafood-20141213-story.html

Opinion: Larry Hogan's chance to be a green Republican
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 12/13/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/politics/bs-md-rodricks-1214-20141212-column.html

Opinion: Environmental costs should be factored in GDP
The (Baltimore, Md.) Sun 12/11/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/bs-ed-environment-letter-20141211-story.html

Opinion: Don’t demonize the dam
The Washington Post 12/5/2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/dont-demonize-the-dam/2014/12/05/2d831d7a-7bce-11e4-8241-8cc0a3670239_story.html

Opinion: Look at the whole watershed
The Cecil (Md.) Whig 12/7/2014
http://www.cecildaily.com/opinion/letters/article_00c7f308-c3b7-54b0-bbd7-081341ae3ab1.html

Opinion: Years cannot dim the torch they have carried for the Bay
Bay Journal News Service 12/7/2014
http://www.myeasternshoremd.com/opinion/article_01b099f4-ced3-5db4-a82d-80117b8e0ba1.html

Opinion: No industry has the right to pollute
The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 12/5/2014
http://www.stardem.com/opinion/editors_inbox/article_81639d1f-7916-5730-b852-019c6d83f722.html

Opinion: Politics, Not Safety Concerns, Hamper Eastern Shore Wind Project
Southern Maryland Headline News 12/4/2014
http://somd.com/news/headlines/2014/18882.shtml

Opinion: Money Drives Weather Data, But What About Climate?
LiveScience 12/3/2014
http://www.livescience.com/49000-money-lacking-for-climate-data.html

Editorial: Safe med disposal
The York (Pa.) Dispatch 12/16/2014
http://www.yorkdispatch.com/opinion/ci_27147408/editorial-safe-med-disposal

Editorial: A new paradigm for phosphorus debate
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 12/13/2014
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/opinion/editorials/2014/12/13/hogan-phosphorus-debate/20376131/

Editorial: Sludge solution
The (Hanover, Pa.) Herald-Progress 12/4/2014
http://www.herald-progress.com/?p=18969

Editorial: Save Chesapeake Bay, save crabs
The Fredericksburg (Va.) Free Lance-Star 12/1/2014
http://www.fredericksburg.com/opinion/editorials/save-chesapeake-bay-save-crabs/article_75b3d392-eb8a-5473-8166-b77c400dd4d3.html

Editorial: Rain tax repeal effort is misguided
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 11/21/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-rain-tax-20141123-story.html

Editorial: From 'rain tax' comes street sweeping program
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 11/20/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/baltimore-county/towson/ph-editorial-street-sweeping-1106-20141120-story.html

Editorial: Phosphorus regulations necessary to protect Chesapeake Bay
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 11/17/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-poultry-20141117-story.html?track=rss

Editorial: Dredging isn't a bay cleanup shortcut
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 11/14/2014
http://www.capitalgazette.com/opinion/our_say/ph-ac-ce-our-say-1114-20141114,0,2679895.story

Editorial: Beach towns should take rising sea levels seriously
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 11/12/2014
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/opinion/editorials/2014/11/12/rising-sea-levels/18929201/

Editorial: Bay's annual loss of life
The (Hampton Roads) Virginian-Pilot 11/12/2014
http://hamptonroads.com/2014/11/bays-annual-loss-life

Editorial: Bogus ideas on Bay restoration
The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 11/9/2014
http://www.stardem.com/opinion/editorials/article_5b87eff2-70ef-5ea8-8707-e37d5b6d3198.html

Editorial: Bogus ideas on Bay restoration
The Kent County (Md.) News 11/6/2014
http://www.myeasternshoremd.com/news/kent_county/article_d8b33417-7a0e-5022-8888-92479056c08a.html

Editorial: If You Like a Healthy Local Environment, Thank a NIMBY
Southern Maryland Headline News 11/5/2014
http://somd.com/news/headlines/2014/18776.shtml

Editorial: Chesapeake Bay's worth outweighs costs of cleanup
The (Hampton Roads) Virginian-Pilot 10/9/2014
http://hamptonroads.com/2014/10/chesapeake-bays-worth-outweighs-costs-cleanup

Editorial: Just what does Jim Perdue expect?
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 10/8/2014
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/opinion/editorials/2014/10/08/jim-perdue-expects/16934487/

Blog: Trails Grant To Be Well-Spent By The National Park Service At Chesapeake Bay
National Parks Traveler 12/19/2014
http://www.nationalparkstraveler.com/2014/12/trails-grant-be-well-spent-national-park-service-chesapeake-bay26050

Blog: EPA Announces 2014 Annual Environmental Enforcement Results
eNews Park Forest (Ill.) 12/18/2014
http://www.enewspf.com/latest-news/science/science-a-environmental/57761-epa-announces-2014-annual-environmental-enforcement-results.html

Blog: Rising air temperatures lead to warming streams in Chesapeake Bay region
Chesapeake Bay Program 12/16/2014
http://www.chesapeakebay.net/blog/post/rising_air_temperatures_lead_to_warming_streams_in_chesapeake_bay_region

Blog: Bay pollution trading in limbo in Maryland while expanding in Virginia
B'More Green 12/16/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bal-nutrient-pollution-trading-in-limbo-in-maryland-as-it-expands-in-virginia-20141216-story.html#page=1

Blog: Federal Agencies Support Virginia's Innovative Market-based Approach to Improving Water Quality in Chesapeake Bay
USDA Blog 12/16/2014
http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentid=2014/12/0271.xml&contentidonly=true

Blog: Virginia's Nutrient Trading Program Aims To Clean Up The Chesapeake Bay
Ecosystem Marketplace 12/16/2014
http://www.ecosystemmarketplace.com/pages/dynamic/article.page.php?page_id=10704§ion=news_articles&eod=1

Blog: Farm equipment developed at Penn State example of ag sciences entrepreneurship
Penn State News 12/16/2014
http://news.psu.edu/story/338472/2014/12/16/research/farm-equipment-developed-penn-state-example-ag-sciences

Blog: EPA eyes spring for Clean Water rule, unsure on replacing measure on farm exemptions
AgriPulse 12/16/2014
http://www.agri-pulse.com/EPA-eyes-spring-for-Clean-Water-rule-121614.asp

Blog: 'Killing Contests' That Target Pregnant Females Threaten to Wipe Out This Graceful Ocean Animal
TakePart 12/16/2014
http://www.takepart.com/article/2014/12/16/east-coast-killing-contests-threaten-wipe-out-cownose-stingray

Blog: Photo Essay: Visiting Smith Island
Chesapeake Bay Program 12/15/2014
http://www.chesapeakebay.net/blog/post/photo_essay_visiting_smith_island

Blog: Gov. McAuliffe selected to head Chesapeake Executive Council
Bay Journal 12/14/2014
http://www.bayjournal.com/blog/post/gov._mcauliffe_selected_to_head_chesapeake_executive_council

Blog: Zebra mussels found to be on the increase in lower Susquehanna River, upper Chesapeake Bay
B'More Green 12/15/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bs-md-zebra-mussels-20141214-story.html#page=1

Blog: Ghost crabs hide in plain sight
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 12/12/2014
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/life/outdoors/2014/12/12/hidden-plain-sight/20322803/

Blog: Chesapeake Executive Council names Virginia's Governor McAuliffe as next chair
Chesapeake Bay Program 12/11/2014
http://www.chesapeakebay.net/blog/post/chesapeake_executive_council_names_virginias_governor_mcauliffe_as_next_cha

Blog: Frosh defends "rain tax," farm manure regulations
B'More Green 12/11/2014
http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bal-frosh-defends-rain-tax-farm-manure-regulations-20141211-story.html

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