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living green in annapolis

Annapolis Green hosts a weekly radio show on environmental issues on hometown station WNAV. “Living Green in Annapolis” airs Wednesday evenings from 6 to 7 p.m.

elvia thompsonThe Living Green show is hosted and produced by Elvia Thompson of Annapolis Green, joined by Vic Pascoe, and features interviews with experts who provide information on living and working in a sustainable manner. Listeners learn practical ways to incorporate Green practices vic pascoeinto their lives – many of which can save them money. Guests include those directly involved in championing the Green movement here in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

Our theme music, the traditional melody The Water is Wide, was arranged by Kevin Brooks and graciously provided by The Eastport Oyster Boys.

WNAV may be heard at 1430AM, live streaming audio on wnav.com and, in the City at 99.9FM.

Have a question for us or one of our guests? Contact us at radio@annapolisgreen.com.

For a complete schedule of programs and guests, see our calendar.

Archived Show Index

2013 | 2012

October 2014

September 2014

August 2014

July 2014

June 2014

May 2014

April 2014

March 2014

February 2014

January 2014

upcoming shows | archived show index

COMING UP

Wednesday, October 29
"How Annapolis, as a Historic Town, is Dealing with Sea Level Rise & Other Emergencies -- and How That Applies to Citizens & Businesses"

Guests: Alderman Joe Budge, Alderman, City of Annapolis; and David Mandell, Senior Planner, Annapolis Office of Emergency Preparedness

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environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus" with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more


Previous Shows

Wednesday, October 22
"Using Magic Algae to Reduce Greenhouse Gases and More"

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Guest: Bob Mroz, President & CEO, Hytek Bio, LLC, and Hytek, Ltd.

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environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: Global Warming Speeds Movement of Invasive Species," with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more


NEW DATE, JUST FOR TODAY
Tuesday, October 14
"Predicting the Future: How Fishes in the Chesapeake May Respond to Climate Change"
THE SHOW AIRED ON TUESDAY THIS WEEK DUE TO THE ORIOLES GAME ON WEDNESDAY

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Guest: Seth Miller, PhD, Post Doctoral Fellow in Marine & Estuarine Ecology, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

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    atlantic silverside         inland silverside

environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: Public Records and the Environment," with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more


Wednesday, October 8
"CBF Quantifies Benefits of a Restored Bay at Annual $130 billion to Region, $20.4 billion to Maryland"

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Guests: Elaine Lutz, Maryland Office Staff Attorney and Dave Slater, Blueprint Campaign Director, both of Chesapeake Bay Foundation

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environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: Seahorses Threatened by Trawling and Pollution," with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more


Wednesday, October 1
"EYC Runs a Certified Green & Clean Regatta in the Sailing Capital"

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Guest: Scott Miller, Commodore, Eastport Yacht Club

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Links:

Eastport Yacht Club

J/80 2014 World Championship

Sailors for the Sea

Green Drinks Oct. 2, 2014 at EYC

environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: Sewage Overflows Feed a Garden of Troubles," with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more


Wednesday, September 24
"All About Oysters & Oyster Gardening"

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Guests: Karl Willey, Oyster Restoration Manager, Chesapeake Bay Foundation; and Bryan Bryan Kent Gomes, Manager, Special Programs, Oyster Recovery Partnership

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Links:

Maryland Oyster Restoration Center

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Oyster Recovery Partnership

Oysters 101

environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: The Canary in the Corn Field," with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more


Wednesday, September 17
"Electric Drive Week: Electric Vehicles for the Average Consumer"

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Guests: Paul Jorgensen, organizer of Electric Drive Week event in Annapolis; and Charlie Garlow, President, Electric Vehicle Association of Greater DC

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Links:

National Drive Electric Week

Electric Vehicle Association of Greater DC (EVADC)

Information Sheet about available EVs, including price, range, etc.

environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: Government Surveillance of Environmental Activists," with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more

 

Wednesday, September 10
"South River Federation's New Projects and New Leader"

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Guest: Kate Fritz, Executive Director

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Links:

South River Federation

 

environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: Political Polarization and the 'Green Scare,'" with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more


 

Our 100th Show!
Wednesday, September 3
"Solar Power: Killarney House as a Case Study"

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Guests: Anthony Clarke, Irish Restaurant Company; Ken Stadlin, President, Kenergy Solar

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Links:

Killarney House Pub

Kenergy Solar

 

environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: The Lorax of Baltimore Plants His Last Tree," with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more

 

Wednesday, August 27
"Anne Arundel Watershed Stewards Academy: We Want You!"

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Guests: Lara Mulvaney, Master Watershed Steward and Watershed Stewards Academy Program Assistant; and Betsy Love, Master Watershed Steward

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Links:

Watershed Stewards Academy

environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: New Twist to Political Battle Over Eastern Shore Wind Farm," with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more

 

Wednesday, August 20
"Anne Arundel County Watershed Protection & Restoration Program: How Your Money is Being Spent"

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Guest: Erik Michelsen, Anne Arundel County Watershed Protection & Restoration Program Administrator

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Links:

Anne Arundel County Watershed Protection & Restoration Program

 

environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: Report: Fracking Would Likely Harm Public Health in Maryland," with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more

 

Wednesday, August 13
"Bacteria in Chesapeake Waters"

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Guests: Sally Horner, PhD, Biology Professor, Anne Arundel Community College; Doug Myers, Maryland Scientist, Chesapeake Bay Foundation

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Links:

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Reissues Report
on Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Operation Clearwater

environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels and Underwater Grasses," with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more

 

Wednesday, August 6
"Annapolis Environmental Commission’s Stand on Crystal Spring’s Forest Conservation Plan"

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Guest: Kurt Riegel, AEC Chairman

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Links:

City of Annapolis Council Standing Committees

Annapolis Environmental Commission

Annapolis Environmental Commission Comments on the June 25, 2014 Updated Submittal by Crystal Spring Development (CSD), Crystal Spring Preliminary Forest Conservation Plan (FCP)

environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: Cold Weather Deals Blow to Blue Crabs in Bay," with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more


 

Wednesday, July 30
"Matt Rutherford's Ocean Research Project"

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Guest: Matt Rutherford, sailor, explorer, author, environmentalist

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Links:

Ocean Research Project

Red Dot on the Ocean: The Story of Matt Rutherford

 

Wednesday, July 23
"The New Chesapeake Watershed Agreement"

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Guest: Nick DiPasquale, Director, Chesapeake Bay Program Office

dipasquale

Links:

Chesapeake Bay Program Office

environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: Multiplying Oyster Harvest Triggers Debate Over Catch Restrictions" with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more

Wednesday, July 16
"South River Federation: Recent Projects"

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Guests: Kirk Mantay, Restoration Project Manager, South River Federation; and Julie Winters, Master Watershed Steward, Arundel on the Bay; Julie Lawson, Trash Free Maryland Alliance

mantay & winters

Links:

Arundel on the Bay Stormwater Project Details

South River Federation

Watershed Stewards Academy

Trash Free Maryland

Josalyn's Lemonade Stand for the Rainforest

environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: Pollution May be Driving Evolution" with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more

Wednesday, July 9
"Do Good and Have Fun in Annapolis and Recent Good News from the District of Columbia"

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Guest: Julie Lawson, Director and Co-founder of Trash Free Maryland Alliance and Elvia & Vic discussed Annapolis Green's upcoming projects.

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Links:

Trash Free Maryland

"Do Good. Have Fun."

Chesapeake Bayhawks' Go Green Game, July 31

Annapolis Rotary Crab Feast, Aug. 1

environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: Bullfrog Farming Spreading Deadly Fungus." with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more

Wednesday, July 2
"The Work of the Chesapeake Bay Trust"

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Guest: Jana Davis, PhD, Executive Director

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Links:

Chesapeake Bay Trust

Bay Plates Information

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environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: The Poultry Industry -- How farmers can earn more money and pollute the Chesapeake Bay less by breaking the chains of the contract farming system and becoming independent farmers." with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more

 

LIVING GREEN was ON HIATUS JUNE 18 & 25

Wednesday, June 11
"Managing Drinking Water in the Annapolis Area"

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Guests: David Bolton, Chief Hydrologist, Maryland Geological Survey; and John Grace of the Water Supply Program, Maryland Department of the Environment

grace & bolton

Links:

Maryland Geological Survey

Maryland Department of the Environment's Water Program

Presentations made at Chesapeake Environmental Protection Association Forum by Mr. Grace and Mr. Bolton

environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: President Obama's climate regulations, while portrayed as radical and Socialist... are in reality quite conservative" with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more

 

Wednesday, June 4
"Environmental Issues in Annapolis - Part 1"

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Guests: Alderman Jared Littmann, Chairman of the Environmental Matters Committee; and Kurt Riegel, Chairman of the Annapolis Environmental Commission

littmann & riegel

Links:

City of Annapolis Council Standing Committees

About Alderman Littmann

Annapolis Environmental Commission

environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: Ancient Dumps Are Fertile Ground for Wildflowers and Archaeologists" with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more

Wednesday, May 28
"Quiet Waters Park: A Jewel with Some Very Good Friends"

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Guests: Carrie Decker, President, Board of the Friends of Quiet Waters Park;

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Links:

Friends of Quiet Waters Park

Quiet Waters Park

Garrett's Light

environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: Last Stand for the Mouse Beaver, aka the Nutria" with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more

Wednesday, May 21
"Chesapeake Conservancy"

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Guest: Joel Dunn, Executive Director

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Links:

Chesapeake Conservancy

Boater's Guide to the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail

environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: Eastern Shore Wind Farm Resurrected by Governor" with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more


Wednesday, May 14
"State of the Oysters in the Chesapeake and the Oyster Recovery Partnership"

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Guests: Kennedy Paynter, PhD, Director, Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences Graduate Program (MEES), University of Maryland; and Bryan Gomes, Manager of Special Programs, Oyster Recovery Partnership

paynter & gomes

Links:

Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences Graduate Program (MEES), University of Maryland

Oyster Recovery Partnership

environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: Naturalist Uncovers Hidden Treasures in Maryland's Seasons" with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more

Wednesday, May 7
"The Washington DC Electric Vehicle Grand Prix"

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Guests: Nabih Bedewi, Managing Director of Global EEE; Charlie Garlow, President, Electric Vehicle Association of Greater DC; Bill Elliott, Electric Vehicle Association of Greater DC

bedewi, elliott & garlow

Links:

Electric Vehicle Grand Prix - May 10, 2014

Electric Vehicle Association of Greater DC

environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: What Works in Chesapeake Bay Restoration" with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more

Wednesday, April 30
"Stream Restoration Project at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Eastport"

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Guests: Betsy Love, Master Watershed Steward Academy Candidate and Chair of the Environmental Committee for St. Luke's Episcopal Church; and the Rev. Diana Carroll, Rector of St. Luke's Episcopal Church

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Links:

St. Luke's Episcopal Church

Watershed Stewards Academy

Keith Underwood & Associates

environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: The Balance of Sharks and Rays in the Bay"with Tom Pelton, Senior Writer, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more

Wednesday, April 23
"Living Walls for Better Indoor Air Quality"

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Guest: Chris Pianta, agroSci

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Links:

agroSci

environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: Songbirds" with Tom Pelton, Senior Writer, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more


Wednesday, April 16
"How Clean Energy Legislation Fared in the 2014 General Assembly"

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Guest: Katherine Magruder, Executive Director of the Maryland Clean Energy Center

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Links:

Maryland Clean Energy Center

environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: Beaver Boom Dams Up Pollution Control Projects" with Tom Pelton, Senior Writer, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more

Wednesday, April 9
"West and Rhode Riverkeeper® Program"

We had a problem with the audio of this program and regret that we are not able to archive it.

Guest: Jeff Holland, Executive Director and Riverkeeper®

holland

Links:

West Rhode Riverkeeper

environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: Wind Farm Proposal Hit by Hurricane of Political Opposition" with Tom Pelton, Senior Writer, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more

Wednesday, April 2
"Eco-friendly Ways to Get Your Home and Yourself Ready for Spring"

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Guest: Lori Hill of Sister Eden

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Links:

Sister Eden

earth911.com
Where to recycle almost anything

41pounds.org
catalogchoice.org
dmachoice.org
to get off mailing lists of unwanted catalogs

r3services.org
destruction of documents, CDs, and more -- all for a good cause

Full Circle
Green cleaning supplies

Ecolistic Cleaning

environment in focusSpecial Feature
"The Environment in Focus: Electronic Tracking Follows Epic Migration of Osprey" with Tom Pelton, Senior Writer, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, produced by WYPR 88.1FM public radio in Baltimore. | more

Wednesday, March 26
"Energy & Climate Change Legislation Under Consideration in the General Assembly"

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Guest: Tommy Landers, policy director for Maryland and the District of Columbia, Chesapeake Climate Action Network

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Links:

Chesapeake Climate Action Network

League of Conservation Voters - The Top Issues

 

 


Wednesday, March 19
"Stormwater Legislation Under Consideration in the General Assembly"

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Guest: Brent Bolin, Director, Choose Clean Water Maryland

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Links:

Maryland League of Conservation Voters

Choose Clean Water Coalition

 

Wednesday, March 12
"Anti-Litter Legislation Under Consideration in the General Assembly"

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Guest: Julie Lawson, Director and Co-founder of Trash Free Maryland Alliance

lawson

Links:

Trash Free Maryland

Anacostia Watershed Society

 

 

 

Wednesday, March 5
"Out-of-State Challenges to Chesapeake Bay Restoration and the Draft Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement"

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Guest: Nicholas DiPasquale, Director, Chesapeake Bay Program.

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Links:

Chesapeake Bay Program Office

 

Wednesday, Feb. 26
"Keeping Annapolis Green, Clean and Beautiful"

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Guests: April Buther Wunnerstrom, Affiliate Services Director, Keep American Beautiful; and Lisa Craig, head of historic preservation and coordinator of MainStreets Annapolis Partnership

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Links:

Keep America Beautiful

MainStreets Annapolis Partnership

 

Wednesday, Feb. 19
"Anne Arundel Bird Club"

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Guest: Barbara Johnson, President

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Links:

Anne Arundel Bird Club

 

Wednesday, Feb. 12 - NO PROGRAM DUE TO NAVY BASKETBALL

Wednesday, Feb. 5
"Annapolis Maritime Museum's Education Programs and Summer Camp for Environment & Heritage and the Chesapeake Conservation Corps"

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Guest: Josh Falk, Museum Education Director; Sarah Krizek, Education Program Coordinator; and Candice Hilliard, Chesapeake Conservation Corps Intern

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Links:

Annapolis Maritime Museum

Chesapeake Conservation Corps

 

Wednesday, Jan. 29
"Update on the Severn River"

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Guest: Fred Kelly, Severn Riverkeeper®

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Links:

Severn Riverkeeper®

Wednesday, Jan. 22
"Polluted Runoff: How Investing in Runoff Pollution Control Systems Improves the Chesapeake Bay Region's Ecology, Economy, and Health"

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Guest: Tom Pelton, Senior Writer, Chesapeake Bay Foundation

pelton

Links:

cbf polluted runoff reportPolluted Runoff: How Investing in Runoff Pollution Control Systems Improves the Chesapeake Bay Region's Ecology, Economy, and Health
A CBF Investigative Report

Press Release: Jan. 20, 2014

"Keep the Weedkiller Out of My Crab Cake" - Listen
Courtesy the Clean Water Healthy Families Campaign

Wednesday, Jan. 15
"Climate Change and its Effect on the Chesapeake Bay"

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Guest: John Murray, Climate Reality Project

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Links:

Climate Reality Project

John's Blog

"Rising Waters: How Fast and How Far Will Sea Levels Rise"


Climate 101 with Bill Nye

Wednesday, Jan. 8
"Priority Environmental Issues for the 2014 Legislative Session"

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Guests: Karla Raettig, Executive Director, and Jen Brock-Cancellieri, Deputy Director, Maryland League of Conservation Voters

brock-cancellieri & raettig

Links:

Maryland League of Conservation Voters

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