Lawmakers Push to Designate Chesapeake Bay as National Recreation Area

4/28/2021 - By Jennifer Mandato. The Maryland congressional delegation is pushing legislation to protect and enhance the natural resources throughout southern Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay area with new federal park and heritage designations. Democratic Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, both of Maryland, and Rep. John Sarbanes, D-Towson, have mounted… SEE MORE