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Scientists: Storm damage to Chesapeake Bay not bad

HAMPTON, Va. — It’s rare good news for the Chesapeake Bay. Scientists say the huge sediment plume that formed in the bay after Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee did not cause the widespread damage they had feared. The plume ...

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$1M in grants awarded to study key Chesapeake Bay species

ANNAPOLIS — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says more than $1 million in grants from its Chesapeake Bay office will be used to improve understanding of soft-shell clams, oysters, striped bass and other key bay species. The grants will ...

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Spring rains killed oysters in upper Chesapeake

Heavy rains this spring, not this September, killed most of the oysters in the upper Chesapeake Bay. That’s according to preliminary findings from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ annual fall oyster survey. Michael Naylor, director of the department’s shellfish ...

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