A visitor looks out over the Chesapeake Bay, with the Bay Bridge in the background, at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis. The Environmental Protection Agency helps fund the Bay Journal, a publication of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay. (Associated Press)

A visitor looks out over the Chesapeake Bay, with the Bay Bridge in the background, at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis. The Environmental Protection Agency helps fund the Bay Journal, a publication of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay. (Associated Press)