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Water quality advisory issued for Rehoboth Beach (access required)

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. — State environmental officials have issued a water quality advisory at Rehoboth Beach after high levels of bacteria were found in the water. Rehoboth Beach City Manager Sharon Lynn says that while swimming isn’t banned, warning signs ...

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Maryland DNR crews monitor Bay water after storms (access required)

Crews from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources went out into the Chesapeake Bay Tuesday afternoon, near Sandy Point State Park, to survey the water quality following the recent Tropical Storm Lee and Hurricane Irene. The DNR crews will test fresh water levels, change in temperatures and will also collect nutrients to test their concentrations.

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100K menhaden on beaches may have been dumped

OCEAN CITY — The Maryland Department of the Environment now estimates that 100,000 dead menhaden have washed up on Maryland and Delaware beaches. Department spokeswoman Dawn Stoltzfus says many of the fish found Sunday were missing their heads and appeared ...

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Science panel assesses Chesapeake Bay restoration plan

A panel of scientists and environmentalists says the ambitious plan to restore the Chesapeake Bay faces a number of challenges to successfully achieve the massive reclamation project. They include improved tracking of efforts to reduce pollution into the bay, climate ...

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