- NYC waters are teeming with plastic particles, study finds Updated: Feb-13-16 10:01 am
NEW YORK - The waterways surrounding New York City are a soup of plastic, ranging from discarded takeout containers down to tiny beads that end up in the food supply, according to a new report by an environmental group.
- Chesapeake Conservancy: Obama budget contains $29M for bay Updated: Feb-10-16 4:16 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - The Chesapeake Conservancy says the Obama administration included $29 million in the fiscal 2017 budget for land conservation across the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
- New Hampshire gets $1 million to conserve Great Bay property Updated: Feb-02-16 6:57 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire is getting a $1 million federal grant to conserve the more than 1,100-acre Great Bay Estuary-Harvey Forest and Wetlands property in Epping and Nottingham counties.
- Volunteers needed for 2016 derelict trap cleanup Updated: Feb-02-16 6:50 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Volunteers are needed to help the state wildlife and fisheries department clean up and remove abandoned crab traps.
- Md. bill would make poultry companies responsible for manure Updated: Feb-02-16 4:46 am
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - A measure in Maryland would make poultry companies responsible for chicken manure, which environmentalists cite as a major pollutant in the Chesapeake Bay.
- Researchers find source of 1964 devastating Alaska tsunami Updated: Feb-01-16 8:04 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey have solved a 50-year natural science mystery: the undersea source of tsunami waves that devastated a remote Alaska village following the 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake.
- State of the bait: Study yields insight on tiny fish Updated: Jan-18-16 10:01 am
SEABECK, Washington - Josh Frederick hops out of an idling state Department of Fish and Wildlife motorboat and begins scooping beach gravel into bag labeled with his precise location on Hood Canal. He pulls out a handful and gives it a hard look.
- Washington, NOAA launch next step of shellfish initiative Updated: Jan-15-16 8:57 pm
SEATTLE - Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday renewed the state's commitment to protecting Washington's lucrative shellfish resources.