Chesapeake Bay

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a large inlet of the North Atlantic between Virginia and Maryland

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Thousands of Delawareans and millions across our region depend on a clean and healthy Chesapeake Bay, said Senator Carper, top Democrat on the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee.
35-mile length of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, the Across the Bay 10K offers runners one of the longest and highest over-water spans in road racing.
The Chesapeake Bay Commission estimated that 14 percent of nitrogen and 8 percent of phosphorus pollution to the bay was from urban and suburban runoff while chicken manure was responsible for just 6 percent of nitrogen runoff in the bay, according to the industry statement.
13) for all beds from which we computed growth by the historical method, the two selected hatchery lines grown on the Cape Shore flats and a growth series from Horsehead reef in the James River tributary to Chesapeake Bay (Mann & Evans 2004).
For instance, Congress inserted a provision into the Defense Appropriations Act, passed late last DecembeR, that prohibits the Navy from operating EMPRESS-II in the Chesapeake Bay until the Secretary of Defense certifies these tests are essential to national security and that the economic, environmental and social costs of operating the simulator elsewhere would be far greater.
The Chesapeake Bay Program is an excellent example of cooperative federalism at work, said EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 8, 2017-Newell Brands to Acquire Chesapeake Bay Candle in Deal Valued at USD 75m
Regardless of whether this shortnose sturgeon was part of a remnant Chesapeake Bay population or whether its capture there is an indicator of an expansion of range from the Delaware River by way of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, dedicated research is needed to determine the status of the shortnose sturgeon inhabiting the Chesapeake Bay.
com)-- Chesapeake Bay Candle, the home fragrance brand synonymous with stylish design and unique, nature-inspired fragrances from Maryland's idyllic shoreline, announces the launch of the Chesapeake Bay Mind & Body sub-brand.
When the population continued to decline, NMFS was prompted to list four distinct population segments (New York Blight, Chesapeake Bay, Carolina, and South Atlantic) as endangered, and one (Gulf of Maine) as threatened under the Endangered Species Act in February 2012.
The second edition of Chesapeake Country features a new introduction discussing the future of Chesapeake Bay amid the modern era of climate change, as well as other updates.
2013 federal court ruling that upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's total maximum daily load for the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Actual color photos of five Chesapeake Bay lighthouses are featured, along with author illustrations of other Bay features, such as the Day Markers, and winking light buoys.
deep under the Chesapeake Bay is actually remnant water from the Early Cretaceous North Atlantic Sea and is probably 100-145 million years old.
Field Guide to Fishes of the Chesapeake Bay provides the only comprehensive guide to the Bay's fishes, and will prove a solid reference for anglers and science holdings alike, as well as regional libraries.
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