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Massive Dead Zone In Gulf Of Mexico Blamed On Meat Industry

A dead zone larger than New Jersey is expected to appear in the Gulf of Mexico later this year. Similar dead zones are found in the Great Lakes and the Chesapeake Bay. A report by Mighty, a global environmental group headed by Henry Waxman, a former US Congressman, claims the dead zones are the result […]

August 3rd

Good and Bad News Equals Bad News for Chesapeake Bay

Sea levels are rising worldwide and many coastal communities will soon begin planning — if they haven’t already — for the need to relocate and deal with the encroaching sea waters. However, sea level rise is not just the result of the polar ice caps melting, as Chesapeake Bay is in the midst of finding […]

December 22nd

Chesapeake Bay Advocates Sue EPA Over Failed Regulations

A coalition of Chesapeake Bay advocates have filed suit against the EPA, calling for the government agency to honor existing state-federal agreements. The lawsuit focuses on Chesapeake Bay “dead zones” where lobsters and crabs are unable to breathe. [social_buttons] Agreements between the EPA and state governments to curb runoff pollution from farms, suburbs, power plants […]

January 7th