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  • Pedestrian who try to cover from the rain try to control his umbrella from the heavy wins in Baltimore downtown as Hurricane Sandy approach in the coast of Maryland, on Monday,  Oct. 29,  2012. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation on Maryland Rain Tax: Time to own up

    Maryland lawmakers created quite a stir earlier this month once they passed the "Impervious Surfaces" tax, or Rain Tax that basically charges residents for rainwater. Now, the group in favor of the push is explaining why the tax is needed.


  • Health of Chesapeake Bay gets a bit better

    The health of the Chesapeake Bay improved slightly last year with underwater grasses the only area suffering a setback, according to an assessment released Wednesday by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation that sounds cautious optimism for a decades-old effort now under tougher federal guidance.


  • A man looks out over the Chesapeake Bay with the Bay Bridge in the background at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, Md. The EPA announced its strategy Wednesday to restore the Chesapeake Bay, a year after President Obama issued an executive order to do so. (Associated Press)

    Report: Improvement noted in the Bay

    The Chesapeake Bay is showing encouraging signs of improvement but remains afflicted with dead zones, fish kills and pollution, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation said Tuesday in its "State of the Bay Report."


  • Report finds global warming destroying Bay

    ANNAPOLIS (AP) — It's not just pollution and development that are degrading the Chesapeake Bay — it's also global climate change that is sickening the estuary, according to a report released yesterday by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.


  • Report finds global warming destroying Bay

    ANNAPOLIS (AP) — It's not just pollution and development that are degrading the Chesapeake Bay — it's also global climate change that is sickening the estuary, according to a report released yesterday by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.


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