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State says schedule for study of third bridge span on track (access required)

ANNAPOLIS— Maryland officials are clarifying that a study on building and paying for a third span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge is on schedule. The Daily Times reports the Maryland Transportation Authority is conducting a $5 million study on paying for ...

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Chesapeake Bay watershed states call for federal support (access required)

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ANNAPOLIS — Leaders of states in the Chesapeake Bay watershed called Thursday for continued federal support of the nation’s largest estuary. The Chesapeake Executive Council signed a resolution urging federal support and also elected Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan as its ...

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Chesapeake Bay Foundation, others, get $1.1M from USDA for farm plan (access required)

HAGERSTOWN — The U.S. Agriculture Department is awarding $1.1 million to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and seven partner organizations to help reduce farm-based pollution of the bay. The agency announced the funding this week. It will support about 20 livestock ...

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Maryland awarded $800K to restore oysters in Chesapeake Bay (access required)

WASHINGTON — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded $800,000 to Maryland to help restore the Chesapeake Bay’s oyster population. Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin announced the award in a news release Tuesday. The award to the Maryland ...

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Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission eyes menhaden (access required)

DOVER, Del. — Delaware officials are hosting an Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission public hearing on proposed changes to the interstate management plan for Atlantic Menhaden. Wednesday evening’s hearing in Dover involves a proposal to allow two licensed commercial fishermen ...

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