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April 15, 2014

Shad Abundance in Chesapeake Bay Reaches 41 Percent of Goal

Information embargoed until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Over the last decade, American shad abundance in the Potomac River has continued its consistent rise, driving the overall upward trend of shad abundance in the Chesapeake…

March 24, 2014

Bay Program Partners Continue to Reduce Pollutants Entering Chesapeake Bay

Information embargoed until 10 a.m. on Monday, March 24, 2014

Pollution controls put in place by Chesapeake Bay Program partners over the last four years have lowered the amount of nutrients and sediment entering the Chesapeake Bay,…

March 12, 2014

Public and Groups to Offer Input Tomorrow on Draft Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement

Tomorrow, Thursday, March 13, from 10 a.m. to noon, leaders from agencies across the watershed will come together to listen to the public and concerned groups as part of the Chesapeake Bay Program’s process for creating a new Chesapeake…

February 25, 2014

Science Shows Restoration Efforts Can Improve Local Water Quality in the Chesapeake Bay

Pollution-reducing practices can improve water quality in the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams, according to new research from the Chesapeake Bay Program partnership. In a report released today, a number of case studies show that…

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In the Headlines

Read the past week's news stories about the Chesapeake Bay from newspapers and journals in the Bay region and beyond.

Public access authorities preserving coastal access in VA | Bay Journal 4/15/2014

New environmental campaign aims to educate local candidates | The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 4/16/2014

Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay hosting workshops on planting trees | The (Chambersburg, Pa.) Public Opinion 4/16/2014

Volunteers plant trees in Jefferson County | The (Martinsburg, W.Va.) Journal 4/17/2014

Virginia files brief supporting Chesapeake Bay restoration | RFD TV 4/16/2014

Editorial: Calling out long-distance critics | The Roanoke (Va.) Times 4/17/2014

Blog: How to Fight Oceanic Destruction | Foreign Affairs 4/16/2014

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