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Tag Archives: Patuxent River

Maryland site likely a hub of Native American settlement (access required)

ANNAPOLIS (AP) — Is this a case of prehistoric sprawl? County archaeologists over the past several years have uncovered centuries of Native American history at Pig Point along the Patuxent River, now they think a vast settlement surrounded the ceremonial ...

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Chesapeake Bay gets D+ in new report card

Heavy rains and a hot summer harmed the Chesapeake Bay’s health last year, earning it the second worst grade on a yearly report card issued Tuesday by the University of Maryland’s Center for Environmental Science. The center gave the bay ...

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Environmental group has standing, says Court of Appeals (access required)

An environmental group has standing to challenge roadway construction it says may pollute the Patuxent River, because one of its members paddles on and draws and sells maps of the waterway, Maryland’s top court has ruled. The Court of Appeals, ...

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