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Satellite program in Md. anticipates better storm forecasts for US

Artist's conception of GOES-R environmental satellite.  (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration rendering)

For forecasters trying to better pinpoint the havoc of storms, the future begins next year. That’s when the test phase for the new GOES-R satellite, the program for which is based in Greenbelt,  should be complete, providing the  National Weather ...

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Study: Crab population beginning to rebound

Big male crabs fetch the highest prices, but when it comes to ensuring the Chesapeake Bay will continue to produce those No. 1 males, researchers are increasingly paying attention to how many females are harvested. A new assessment released Tuesday ...

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Mikulski, Cardin frustrated over oyster farm approvals

WASHINGTON — Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin say it is taking too long to approve oyster aquaculture projects in the state. Mikulski and Cardin wrote to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration last week to express their frustration over the ...

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