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Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission eyes menhaden

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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States behind in lowering Chesapeake’s nitrogen levels

The Environmental Protection Agency says states that make up the Chesapeake Bay Watershed have fallen behind in reducing harmful nitrogen levels in the country’s largest estuary. The plan is to lower the amount of nitrogen in the bay by 60 ...

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Chesapeake Conservancy: Obama budget contains $29M for bay

Chesapeake Bay Cleanup

RICHMOND, Va. — The Chesapeake Conservancy says the Obama administration included $29 million in the fiscal 2017 budget for land conservation across the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The conservation group says the funding will help protect significant wildlife habitat and historical ...

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