Bay News for Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Proposed gas pipeline in VA called a threat to resources, economy
Bay Journal 7/27/2015
http://www.bayjournal.com/article/proposed_gas_pipeline_in_va_called_a_threat_to_resources_economy

Large pod of dolphins spotted in Mid-Shore waters
The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 7/27/2015
http://www.stardem.com/news/environment/article_1d7605c8-0aea-510f-8b9d-50d4829ba736.html

Bay council releases management strategies
The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 7/27/2015
http://www.myeasternshoremd.com/news/state_regional/article_72b50a73-b761-53eb-a921-1e9fb53054d8.html

‘Godzilla of aquatic weeds’ growth slowed by cold
The (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.) Citizens Voice 7/28/2015
http://citizensvoice.com/news/godzilla-of-aquatic-weeds-growth-slowed-by-cold-1.1918472

DNR Forest Service Honors Top Employees of 2015
Southern Maryland News Net 7/27/2015
http://smnewsnet.com/archives/361451/dnr-forest-service-honors-top-employees-of-2015/

Hoopers Island Catches Large Bull Shark
WBOC 16 (Salisbury, Md.) TV 7/27/2015
http://www.wboc.com/story/29644137/hoopers-island-catches-large-bullshark

Bay council approves stream, land protections as cleanup progress lags
Bay Journal 7/24/2015
http://www.bayjournal.com/article/bay_executive_council_approves_stream_land_protections_as_cleanup_progress

A group works to clean up the long-closed Franklin Point State Park
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 7/26/2015
http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/environment/ph-ac-cn-franklin-point-0726-20150726-story.html

DNR secretary dredges up controversial topic
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 7/25/2015
http://www.capitalgazette.com/sports/sailing_boating/ph-ac-cs-outdoors-72615-20150725-story.html

Bay council releases management strategies
The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 7/26/2015
http://www.stardem.com/news/environment/article_bd44638d-46c1-514d-83a7-7abdb7ff05dc.html

Chesapeake Conservancy mapping the Susquehanna River
The (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.) Times Leader 7/26/2015
http://timesleader.com/news/local/375025/chesapeake-conservancy-mapping-the-susquehanna-river

Pennsylvania officials vow to 'reboot' Chesapeake Bay cleanup efforts
Lancaster (Pa.) Online 7/27/2015
http://lancasteronline.com/news/local/pennsylvania-officials-vow-to-reboot-chesapeake-bay-cleanup-efforts/article_519bd6fa-3241-11e5-b360-3b03191d6ccd.html

DNR Secures $6 Million to Improve Boating Access at Sites Statewide
Southern Maryland News Net 7/26/2015
http://smnewsnet.com/archives/356130/dnr-secures-6-million-to-improve-boating-access-at-sites-statewide/

New Manatee Sighting in the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal
Patch.com (Annapolis, Md.) 7/24/2015
http://patch.com/maryland/annapolis/new-manatee-sighting-chesapeake-delaware-canal-0

Is The Chesapeake Bay Bridge Scary?
CBS 13 (Baltimore, Md.) TV 7/24/2015
http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2015/07/24/is-the-chesapeake-bay-bridge-scary/

Opinion: Flooding problem; GMO labeling
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 7/25/2015
http://www.capitalgazette.com/opinion/letters/ph-ac-ce-letters-0725-20150725-story.html

Opinion: Stop blaming farmers
The (Hampton Roads) Virginian-Pilot 7/25/2015
http://hamptonroads.com/2015/07/stop-blaming-farmers

Opinion: Don’t tax well-managed farmland; it already pays its way
The (Wilmington, Del.) News Leader 7/24/2015
http://www.newsleader.com/story/opinion/columnists/2015/07/24/tax-managed-farmland-already-pays-way/30613547/

Opinion: Raising water quality with voluntary programs
Illinois Farmer Today 7/25/2015
http://www.illinoisfarmertoday.com/news/opinion/raising-water-quality-with-voluntary-programs/article_6708b910-300a-11e5-9db1-bf9e353746db.html

Opinion: Dishing dirt on soil
The (Scranton, Pa.) Times-Tribune 7/24/2015
http://thetimes-tribune.com/opinion/dishing-dirt-on-soil-1.1916954

Opinion: For Naval Academy, climate change is a challenge both global and local
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 7/21/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/readersrespond/bs-ed-climate-letter-20150720-story.html

Opinion: Time to clean up our act regarding Baltimore's waterways
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 7/21/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-chesapeake-blueprint-20150721-story.html

Opinion: Runoff issue's impact to be far reaching
The (Decatur, Ill.) Herald & Review 7/21/2015
http://herald-review.com/business/local/stu-ellis-runoff-issue-s-impact-to-be-far-reaching/article_6fe609ba-a2be-59f0-8003-16da2288139e.html

Opinion: Is peer-review best left to academic journals?
Southern Fried Science 7/21/2015
http://www.southernfriedscience.com/?p=18691

County approves funding help for seven businesses
The Queen Anne's County (Md.) News 7/20/2015
http://www.myeasternshoremd.com/news/queen_annes_county/article_6896a3ce-915b-5050-a712-44cde3965d89.html

Opinion: Commit to saving Chesapeake Bay
Philly.com 7/21/2015
http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/thinktank/Commit-to-saving-Chesapeake-Bay.html

Opinion: The Sound of One Fin Flapping
Southern Maryland Headline News 7/20/2015
http://somd.com/news/headlines/2015/19587.shtml

Opinion: Capital columnist Rob Hiaasen adopts a manatee
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 7/19/2015
http://www.capitalgazette.com/lifestyle/ph-ac-cn-hiaasen-column-0719-20150719-column.html

Opinion: Joe McCue makes friends for the river
The (Staunton, Va.) News Leader 7/18/2015
http://www.newsleader.com/story/opinion/columnists/2015/07/18/joe-mccue-makes-friends-river/30353465/

Opinion: We can move forward with the Chesapeake Bay cleanup
The Washington Post 7/15/2015
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/we-can-move-forward-with-the-chesapeake-bay-cleanup/2015/07/15/fb1095a8-2996-11e5-960f-22c4ba982ed4_story.html

Editorial: A failing bay cleanup
The Washington Post 7/26/2015
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/clean-up-the-chesapeake-bay/2015/07/26/ce2d669a-3235-11e5-8f36-18d1d501920d_story.html

Editorial: Chesapeake Bay will be saved creek by local creek
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 7/28/2015
http://www.capitalgazette.com/opinion/our_say/ph-ac-ce-our-say-0728-20150728-story.html

Editorial: Rappahannock oysters revive the bay and downtown
The Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch 7/21/2015
http://www.richmond.com/opinion/our-opinion/article_549b452f-3d97-5d01-94b1-81cd5c76c376.html

Editorial: Be careful out there
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 7/17/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/harford/belair/ph-ag-edit-safety-0717-20150717-story.html

Editorial: A win for the bay
The Frederick News-Post 7/16/2015
http://www.fredericknewspost.com/opinion/editorial/a-win-for-the-bay/article_3a41f4fa-1102-5c75-b89b-b9243901044e.html

Editorial: Appeals court upholds ruling recognizing EPA's enforcement authority on Bay
The (Fredericksburg, Va.) Free Lance-Star 7/13/2015
http://www.fredericksburg.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-appeals-court-upholds-ruling-recognizing-epa-s-enforcement-authority/article_b438b76e-4ce6-58c3-a955-d627d958c918.html

Editorial: Federal Court of Appeals judges score a win for the Chesapeake Bay
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 7/8/2015
http://www.capitalgazette.com/opinion/our_say/ph-ac-ce-our-say-0708-20150708-story.html

Editorial: The EPA helps to restore the bay
The Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch 7/2/2015
http://www.richmond.com/opinion/our-opinion/article_efafd67d-d703-5e53-bc92-99029fac0372.html

Editorial: On Delmarva, farmers and technology converge
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 6/26/2015
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/opinion/2015/06/25/editorial-drone-technology-farming/29310139/

Editorial: Help revive Chesapeake
The (Scranton, Pa.) Times-Tribune 6/20/2015
http://thetimes-tribune.com/opinion/help-revive-chesapeake-1.1900669

Editorial: Annapolis needs to look ahead — and act
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 6/21/2015
http://www.capitalgazette.com/opinion/our_say/ph-ac-ce-our-say-0621-20150621-story.html

Editorial: Miller fire was a fish killer, but here are 5 things YOU can do to protect creeks
The York (Pa.) Daily Record 6/17/2015
http://www.ydr.com/opinion/ci_28329969/miller-fire-was-fish-killer-but-here-are

Editorial: Pennsylvania must get back on track in Chesapeake Bay cleanup
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 6/15/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-pennsylvania-20150615-story.html

Editorial: Upstream protections are a victory for clean water
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 6/1/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-clean-water-20150601-story.html

Editorial: Today Smith Island, tomorrow Delmarva?
DelmarvaNow 5/29/2015
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/opinion/2015/05/29/today-smith-island-tomorrow-delmarva/28174105/

Blog: Researchers study the impact of saltwater intrusion on tidal wetlands
Phys.org 7/28/2015
http://phys.org/news/2015-07-impact-saltwater-intrusion-tidal-wetlands.html

Blog: Where Do Maryland Crabs Come From? Virginia, Apparently
Atlas Obscura 7/27/2015
http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/where-do-maryland-crabs-come-from-virginia-apparently

Blog: A small boat is mapping the entire Susquehanna River as we speak
Technical.ly Baltimore 7/27/2015
https://technical.ly/baltimore/2015/07/27/summer-voyage-mapping-susquehanna-river/

Blog: A Passion for Peelers
Maryland Sea Grant 7/17/2015
http://www.mdsg.umd.edu/onthebay-blog/passion-peelers

Blog: Montgomery lawsuit raises questions about Baltimore area stormwater fees
B'More Green 7/26/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bs-md-stormwater-lawsuit-20150726-story.html#page=1

Blog: Hundreds of bald eagles may lose their home to a golf resort
Mother Nature Network 7/24/2015
http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/stories/hundreds-bald-eagles-may-lose-their-home-golf-resort

Blog: Manatee in Chesapeake Bay, ivory-sniffing dogs in Tanzania
PennLive 7/24/2015
http://blog.pennlive.com/pa-sportsman/2015/07/manatee_in_chesapeake_bay_ivor.html

Blog: Chesapeake Executive Council releases plans to restore and protect Bay watershed
Chesapeake Bay Program 7/23/2015
http://www.chesapeakebay.net/blog/post/chesapeake_executive_council_releases_plans_to_restore_and_protect_bay_wate

Blog: States, federal officials vow to catch up on lagging Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts
B'More Green 7/23/2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bs-md-bay-summit-20150723-story.html

Blog: Conservationists, developers clash over eagle habitat in Virginia
Digital Journal 7/23/2015
http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/environment/conservationists-developers-clash-over-eagle-habitat-in-virginia/article/439093

Blog: EPA Threatens to Act Unless Pennsylvania Makes Progress in Meeting Clean Water Targets
Business Wire 7/21/2015
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150721006361/en/EPA-Threatens-Act-Pennsylvania-Progress-Meeting-Clean#.Va-HI_lVhBc

Blog: Chesapeake Bay Log Canoe
Scuttlebutt Sailing News 7/21/2015
http://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/2015/07/21/video-chesapeake-bay-log-canoe/

Blog: Forest Meditation
Patheos 7/22/2015
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/naturespath/2015/07/forest-meditation/

Blog: By the Numbers: 8 ounces
Chesapeake Bay Program 7/20/2015
http://www.chesapeakebay.net/blog/post/by_the_numbers_8_ounces

Blog: How Green is Your Deen?
Chesapeake Bay Program 7/17/2015
http://www.chesapeakebay.net/blog/post/how_green_is_your_deen

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