The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park on Maryland’s Eastern Shore is among the national park sites closed in the Chesapeake Bay watershed due to the coronavirus. Dave Harp

Coronavirus closes Bay region beaches and some park facilities, but getting outdoors encouraged

BY: Timothy Wheeler & Jeremy Cox, BayJournal.com The coronavirus pandemic that’s keeping many people inside across the Chesapeake Bay watershed

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In this file photo, sudsy water marks an illicit discharge into Brashears Run, a tributary to Sligo Creek in Maryland, which flows into the Anacostia River. (Dave Harp)

EPA cutback of enforcement amid coronavirus draws protests

By: Jeremy Cox, Bayjournal.com As the new coronavirus spreads across the country, environmental regulatory enforcement is contracting. The U.S. Environmental

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The origin of the Covid-19 virus is still unclear: a cave, the forest… Michal Ico/Unsplash, CC BY

Coronavirus origins: genome analysis suggests two viruses may have combined

In the space of a few weeks, we have all learned a lot about COVID-19 and the virus that causes

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