As climate change raises sea levels, storm surges and high tides will push farther inland, a team of researchers says.
Researchers are predicting a slightly smaller-than-average oxygen dead zone in the Chesapeake Bay this year. One of the main reasons why is because there was less rainfall washing pollution off of farms and cities and into the nation's largest estuary.
A multi-state commission will ask the federal Environmental Protection Agency to help cut down on pollution that flows from Pennsylvania into Maryland.
Maryland environmental regulators have filed a federal lawsuit against the owner of the closed Luke paper mill in Allegany County, accusing it of continuing to pollute the North Branch of the Potomac River with toxic contaminants.
A new study found levels of the widespread herbicide and its breakdown products reduced, on average, more than 70 percent in both adults and children after just six days of eating organic.
"Many of the chemical profiles that we see in cetaceans are similar to the types of chemical profiles that we see in humans who live in those coastal areas."
A new study found that animals known to carry harmful diseases such as the novel coronavirus are more common in landscapes intensively used by people.