Redefining the beautiful lawn when it comes to Chesapeake Bay’s health

By Robert McCartney
Sunday, April 25, 2010

As I squirted Roundup herbicide on what I considered unsightly weeds in my front yard recently, two guilty questions suddenly arose in my brain: How much am I poisoning the Chesapeake Bay? And, because I’ve written indignantly about authorities’ failure to protect the bay, am I a hypocrite?