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The Washington Post
2010-09-03

The fire Thursday at an oil platform off the Louisiana coast may not, in the end, do much harm to the Gulf of Mexico. But it could still mean trouble for both the Obama administration and the oil industry - by raising new questions about the gulf's oil fields.

The Lafourche Parish (LA) Comet
2010-09-01

HOUMA — Members of a presidential commission tasked with investigating the Gulf oil spill were in Houma Monday viewing the parish's eroding wetlands by plane and meeting with local seafood and government leaders.

The Baltimore Sun
2010-09-01

School is back in session. Could that be why it seems like everybody is handing out report cards these days?

Bay Journal
2010-09-01

It seems a familiar Chesapeake Bay story: A shellfish racked by disease, preyed upon by cownose rays, is at historic lows, depriving watermen of a valuable fishery and removing a key filter feeder from the ecosystem. Biologists describe its loss as "catastrophic."

Bay Journal
2010-09-01

Most days, the Cape Washington sits in Baltimore's harbor, looking majestic as the sun hits its gunmetal-gray exterior. Inside, the 700-foot ship resembles a giant parking garage, although the ramps built to withstand the weight of Humvees and tanks are empty.

The Associated Press
2010-08-31

CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) — After several months of planning, three scientists from Horn Point Laboratory in Cambridge finally will begin their long-awaited research cruise to the Gulf of Mexico to study the effect of the oil spill caused by the explosion of the BP-leased Deepwater Horizon rig in April on animal and plant communities in the northern Gulf.

The Easton Star Democrat
2010-08-30

CAMBRIDGE - After several months of planning, three scientists from Horn Point Laboratory in Cambridge finally will begin their long-awaited research cruise to the Gulf of Mexico to study the effect of the oil spill caused by the explosion of the BP-leased Deepwater Horizon rig in April on animal and plant communities in the northern Gulf.

Southern Maryland News
2010-08-27

Attendees to tonight's monthly date night at Annmarie Garden Sculpture Park and Arts Center will be the last to view its signature summer exhibition: "GREEN: Art with the Earth in Mind."

The Annapolis Capital
2010-08-24

In looping circles, Capt. Doug West maneuvered the massive Robert Lee back and forth along two sections of the Severn River yesterday.

Steering with his left hand, he used his right hand to push four levers back and forth to control a high-powered hose that washed a mountain of oysters on the deck into the depths of the river below.

Wired Magazine
2010-08-24

A week after a high-profile paper suggested that the vast Deepwater Horizon oil plume could linger for months, another study claims bacteria are breaking the oil down quickly, and that the plume is likely gone.