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Changing Climate

In-Depth Coverage of Climate Change Issues and the Impact on the DC Area

Jul 6, 2019

Experts Warn of 'Dead Zone' in Chesapeake Bay From Pollution

Experts Warn of 'Dead Zone' in Chesapeake Bay From Pollution

When the Conowingo Dam opened to fanfare nearly a century ago, the massive wall of concrete and steel began its job of harnessing water power in northern Maryland. It also quietly provided a side benefit:...

Jun 21, 2019

Howard County Receives Grant to Help Slash Water Pollutants

Howard County Receives Grant to Help Slash Water Pollutants

Maryland's Howard County has been awarded a nearly $2 million grant to help protect a section of the Chesapeake Bay's vast watershed.

May 16, 2019

Anne Arundel Co. Official to Unveil Bay Protection Policies

Anne Arundel Co. Official to Unveil Bay Protection Policies

The chief executive of Anne Arundel County, Maryland, has announced two new policies aimed at protecting the county's sensitive environmental areas and the Chesapeake Bay.

Apr 26, 2019

How Climate Change Could Muck Up the Chesapeake's Recovery

How Climate Change Could Muck Up the Chesapeake's Recovery

Due to climate change, storms will likely hit the Chesapeake Bay watershed more often and drop more rain and snow, a serious danger to go with rising seas and rising temperatures.

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