Water Quality

Casco Bay News Roundup: January 23 – February 5

News this week is about stormwater, Blue mussels, Mackworth Island, ocean acidification, fisheries, elvers, mining, microbeads, and ocean pollution. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

January 23

‘Poop in the bay’: Portland’s newly approved stormwater fees explained (The Bangor Daily News)

Farming the Blue Frontier: Maine […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: Happy New Year!

The first news roundup of 2015 includes articles from December 29, 2014 – January 11, 2015. Included are articles about run-off, impaired waterways, shellfish licenses, cod, aquaponics, acidification, Gulf of Maine fisheries, and the retirement of Baykeeper Joe Payne. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: October 17- October 23

News this week is about dredging, sewer systems, mapping the Adirondack lake, habitat protection, Green Crabs, the Maine Sea Grant, aquaculture, microplastics, the Portland waterfront, and recycling.   Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

October 17

Dredging Operations Revised for Royal River (Dredging Today)

South Portland […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: August 20 – August 26

News this week is about shorebirds, Green Crabs, climate change, fluoride, our changing bay,  and land conservation by Portland Trails (which CBEP helped acquire!). Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

August 20

High fluoride levels found in some private wells in Maine (Portland Press Herald)

Portland […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: August 6-August 12

News this week is about aquaculture, conservation, climate change, a tribal water dispute, fisheries, algae blooms, and a lobster rescue. There is also a nice shout out for the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership! Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

August 6

Public Invited to Weigh […]

Casco Bay News Roundup: July 2-8

News this week is about ocean acidification and Maine shrimp. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

July 2
Ocean acidification an ‘emerging issue’ in Maine (Current)
July 6
Maine’s shrimp fishery may face new restrictions  (Portland Press Herald)

Casco Bay News Roundup: June 25-July 1

Casco Bay-related news this week is about local seafood (yum!), ocean acidification and climate change. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

June 25

Writers, Mainers encourage people to eat locally caught seafood (Bangor Daily News)

Keeping up with Maine’s changing climate (Editorial) (Bangor Daily News)

June 26

Maine launches initiative to […]