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Tag Archives: Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Week in review – 6/1/12: Baltimore County to study Sparrows Point use

Officials: We’ll shut down EBDI project A group of East Baltimore elected officials vowed to shut down construction, public funding and permits at the $1.8 billion East Baltimore Development Inc. project, saying that the massive development effort has failed to ...

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Maryland ‘True Blue’ program promotes homegrown crabs

ANNAPOLIS — If you have ever wondered where the crab meat used in restaurants comes from, Maryland state officials have an answer. The state’s new “True Blue” program is certifying restaurants that primarily serve homegrown Maryland crabs and crab meat. ...

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Real Estate Weekly: 5/4/12

Dredged material used to create recreation area A newly unveiled recreation area in Havre de Grace is giving residents more opportunities to enjoy the outdoors while providing a use for sediment dredged from nearby boating channels. The Maryland Department of Natural ...

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‘Fracking’ hits home (and business)

Glade Run rises from springs along the ridge a mile away and then flows through our valley. From my winery window, I see its black-soil banks wiggling across the spring green. In most places, I could jump across; were cows ...

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Slots commission eyes late-April decision on Rocky Gap license and other gambling news

The state slots commission could decide on the licensee for the state’s fourth slots parlor this month. The Video Lottery Terminal Location Commission will meet April 26, and could make a decision on the license for a slots parlor at ...

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Maryland study of Deep Creek Lake sediment advances

MCHENRY— The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s poised to begin the second phase of a Deep Creek Lake sedimentation study. The Cumberland Times-News reported Wednesday that the work beginning next week will evaluate the entire lake. The agency ...

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Maryland oyster survival rate at highest since 1985

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources says oysters are surviving at the highest rate since 1985. The department says results of its fall oyster survey show 92 percent of oysters were found alive in samples taken baywide. The two-month ...

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