The Downstream Blog

Chesapeake and Delaware Bay sediment & algae bloom July 2014. Courtesy of SkyTruth

Summertime blues: dead zones hit their peak

It’s summertime. Time for swimming holes and sailboats, fishing poles and ice cream cones. And time for dead zones. It’s July, and that means the area of deoxygenated water in the Chesapeake … (read more)