August 09, 2012
Male smallmouth bass exhibit signs of chemical exposure, raising concerns about river health.
April 14, 2011
New tests by the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) show lower levels of contaminants in the Chesapeake Bay's striped bass.
March 31, 2011
Many residents of the Chesapeake Bay region know that what they do on land has a direct effect on the Bay's health.
January 14, 2011
Links to fish consumption advisory pages for each state in the watershed
November 17, 2010
"Intersex" fish - male fish with female traits - are showing up in more Chesapeake Bay region waterways.
December 01, 2009
A U.S.G.S. report points to contaminated riverbank and floodplain soils as the main source of mercury found in fish.
July 01, 2009
Washington, D.C., has banned the use and sale of coal-tar pavement products to curb the flow of a toxic chemical contaminant.
May 01, 2007
The Bay Program Toxics Subcommittee has updated its list of Toxics of Concern, ranking the toxic organic chemicals in the Chesapeake Bay.
February 01, 2007
PAH concentrations shown to cause liver tumors in fish in some Bay tributaries
February 01, 2006
In recent years, people have become increasingly concerned about the issue of toxic materials, like Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs), contam