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New shark exhibit to open at aquarium (access required)

The National Aquarium in Baltimore said it will open a $12.5 million blacktip reef exhibit on July 10, giving visitors to the downtown attraction an close-up view of blacktip reef sharks, stingrays, a giant green sea turtle and other marine life, as well as the vibrant light, color and activity of an entire coral reef ecosystem.

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Consensus: Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan on track

RICHMOND — State and federal officials and environmentalists say the six states and the District of Columbia within the Chesapeake Bay watershed are on pace to restore the nation’s largest estuary. The consensus emerged Monday from a meeting in northern ...

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Plan moves forward for Atlantic seismic research

NORFOLK, Va. — The U.S. Interior Department said Wednesday it is seeking comment from the public on a plan to allow energy companies to begin seismic testing to find oil and natural gas reserves in the Atlantic Ocean. Officials have ...

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