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Virginia exceeding bay cleanup milestones

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia is far exceeding milestones to reduce wastewater pollution into the Chesapeake Bay, clearly showing the restoration of the bay can be achieved, according to the McDonnell administration. Gov. Bob McDonnell said the state achieved significant reductions ...

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CBRE brokers $11.6M sale of Hanover property

CBRE this week brokered the $11.6 million sale of a fully-leased, multi-tenanted industrial building in the Baltimore-Washington corridor. A group affiliated with the Industrial Income Trust Inc. purchased the rear loaded, flexibly designed property located at 7463 New Ridge Rd. ...

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State treasurer says climate change could hurt state economy

Climate change negatively affects supply chains — reducing productivity and causing a rise in production costs — and ought to be a serious concern among businesses in Maryland. That was the message delivered by state Treasurer Nancy K. Kopp, who ...

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EPA assesses states’ Chesapeake restoration plans

The Environmental Protection Agency is urging New York to submit its overdue state plan for cutting pollution that flows into Chesapeake Bay, part of an effort by all six bay watershed states and the District of Columbia, a top EPA ...

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Oysters die off in Chesapeake Bay due to rainfall

ANNAPOLIS — As oyster growers prepare to harvest their maturing spat in the coming weeks, things are not looking good. An unusually rainy fall lowered salinity levels in Pasadena creeks and rivers, apparently causing massive die-offs among young oysters planted ...

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