Has the Chesapeake Bay turned the corner in 2011?

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A piece I wrote for NationalGeographic.com looks at how we’ve moved closer to a cleaner Chesapeake Bay in 2011.  A concerted push to cut back on factory farm run-off and other pollution, plus reductions in the amount of Atlantic menhaden caught at the mouth of the bay, could add up to better water quality and a healthier ecosystem.  http://bit.ly/xaPgzq


Sunrise off of Sandy Point State Park, MD. Credit: Dan Klotz