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WAMU (NPR) - The Diane Rehm Show (Tue 4 Jun, 2013)
Environmental Outlook: Jellyfish And The Health Of The Ocean
Staff quoted: Bill Dennison
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Jellyfish are over 560 million years old. They have no brains and no spines, yet these gelatinous animals are among the worlds' most successful organisms. While other creatures evolved to develop tails and feet, jellyfish continued to thrive staying just the same. But lately scientists are concerned the animals are thriving too well -- overrunning beaches, forcing nuclear power plants to shut down and disrupting the ecosystem. And experts say it is human-caused changes to the environment that's behind the rise in jellyfish. For our June Environmental Outlook, Diane and her guests discuss jellyfish and the health of the ocean.


The Baltimore Sun B'More Green Blog (Mon 3 Jun, 2013)
Harbor's water quality rated C-minus - with an asterisk: Report card scores bacteria separately, doesn't include trash or toxic sediments
Staff quoted: Heath Kelsey
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Despite a foul-smelling algae bloom and fish kill this time last year, Baltimore's ailing harbor actually earned a C-minus grade overall for water quality in 2012, according to the latest ecological report card issued by the Healthy Harbor campaign.


WBAL (Baltimore) Radio (Mon 3 Jun, 2013)
Group Comes Up With A Grade Of C- For The Harbor
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An environmental coalition plans to issue its report card for water quality in Baltimore's harbor today.


ABC News 2 (Mon 3 Jun, 2013)
Today the Baltimore Harbor got its yearly grade, and it didn't do so well
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You're probably hoping to see A's and B's when your child brings home their report card at the end of the school year. Today the Baltimore Harbor got its yearly grade, and it didn't do so well. It earned a C-. That means, in the last year, the water in the Harbor only met healthy standards 40% of the time. The group Healthy Harbor bases the grade on water clarity, oxygen levels and the amount of certain pollutants in the water. Some parts of the Harbor are healthier than others; the water in The Inner Harbor got a C- while the Middle Branch and Patapsco region earned a D+. Read more about the report and see maps on Baltimore Harbor's water quality at http://www.healthyharborbaltimore.org/ .


The Baltimore Business Journal (Sun 2 Jun, 2013)
Baltimore harbor water quality gets C-minus
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The Baltimore harbor's water quality is barely passable, according to a new report from the Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore.


The Times - Picayune (Wed 17 Apr, 2013)
Oil spill commission praises industry, Obama administration, but faults Congress for inaction
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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WASHINGTON -- More stringent regulations by the Obama administration and safety "lessons learned by industry" have contributed to make offshore drilling much safer than it was three years ago when the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, according to the independent White House commission that examined the disaster. But the commission, in a report released Wednesday (April 17), faults Congress for failing to enact a single regulatory change or to raise the liability limits for major spills.


The Star Democrat (Tue 16 Apr, 2013)
Conowingo Dam talk Wednesday at library
Staff quoted: Bill Dennison
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CAMBRIDGE - The Nanticoke Watershed Alliance will sponsor a discussion on the Conowingo Dam on Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Dorchester County Public Library, 303 Gay St.


My Eastern Shore (Fri 5 Apr, 2013)
Midshore Riverkeeper Hosts State of the Rivers Party
Staff quoted: Bill Dennison
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EASTON - Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy will host its annual State of the Rivers Party at 5 p.m. Friday, April 12 at the Talbot County Historical Society Auditorium, in Easton. Dr. Jana Davis, executive director of the Chesapeake Bay Trust, recently named to The Daily Record's 2013 List of Influential Marylanders, will be the honorary speaker. Dr. William Dennison, vice president for Science Applications at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, will be the guest presenter. Each of these environmental leaders will provide key insights into the environmental landscape for 2013.


The Star Democrat (Thu 4 Apr, 2013)
Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy to give state of rivers at party
Staff quoted: Bill Dennison
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EASTON - Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (MRC) will host its annual State of the Rivers Party a 5 p.m. on Friday, April 12 at the Talbot County Historical Society Auditorium.


Charles Darwin University (Mon 25 Mar, 2013)
The USAUS H2O Virtual Environmental Partnership is happening!
Staff quoted: Judy O'Neil, Simon Costanzo, Adrian Jones, Bill Dennison
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Among all the goings-on in Canberra last week, the undoubted highlight was the launch on Friday of an exciting partnership between CDU and the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES), by the Minister for Schools Education the Hon Peter Garrett AM MP and the US Ambassador His Excellency Jeffrey Bleich.



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