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Tag Archives: Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Tons of fossilized oyster shells headed to Md.

ANNAPOLIS — The first of several shipments containing more than 100,000 tons of fossilized oyster shells was unveiled Friday as part of a public-private partnership to help rebuild habitat in oyster sanctuaries on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Gov. Martin O’Malley attended ...

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Sewage spill prompts Deep Creek Lake restrictions

McHENRY — Garrett County officials say about 36,000 gallons of sewage spilled into a creek that flows into Deep Creek Lake. Officials imposed swimming and fishing restrictions in the north western end of Marsh Run Cove where the domestic wastewater ...

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MIPS announces grants to 17 tech teams

The Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program, an initiative of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) in the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park, said it awarded $3.8 million to 17 teams combining Maryland companies with university researchers to bring technology products closer to market.

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Fall oyster survey shows good results

Results of Maryland’s 2012 Fall Oyster Survey show that oyster population and reproduction increased for the second consecutive year, and diseases, which decimated the oyster population in 2002, remained far below their long-term averages, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources ...

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Md. agencies partner on surveys for offshore wind

Days after Virginia announced it would begin surveying ocean floor in preparation for a potential offshore wind energy program, two Maryland agencies have partnered to accelerate environmental surveys necessary for the development of offshore wind.

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