New Approach to Clean the Chesapeake Bay

Written by on November 9, 2009 in Marine Life, Policy & Ocean Law
Chesapeake Bay from above - Credit: NASA

Chesapeake Bay from above - Credit: NASA

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a new approach and plan to get the Chesapeake Bay clean.  This time, marine scientists are helping pin-point where the work is needed most.  They are scientifically analysing sediments to determine where the bay is healthy and where it’s dying to be able to see where the pollution comes from and take action.

Read about researchers work at NPR.

Fly up the Chesapeake Bay to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania with NASA and get a unique perspective.

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About the Author: Celia is Director of Business Operations for OceanLines LLC and is a frequent contributor to both OceanLines and Marine Science Today. She is a certified diver and her favorite topic is marine biology, especially stories about whales. .


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