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Virginia watermen are getting an extra two weeks to harvest blue crabs from the Chesapeake Bay.
Virginia public health officials are re-opening a portion of the lower James River to shellfishing.
After Superstorm Sandy, riverkeepers are taking to area waterways to gauge the impact of the storm on the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
Across the environmentally fragile Chesapeake, researchers are spreading out to see what Sandy has wrought. So far, the indications are that the impact has not been as great as last fall when a pair of tropical storms caused widespread flooding that dumped mud, debris and sewage into the bay.
Power has been restored to the Little Patuxent Water Reclamation Plant in Howard County, Md. after millions of gallons of sewage spilled into the Chesapeake Bay.
Forecasters are warning water levels will continue to rise in the Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River, which could cause coastal flooding.
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So you've embraced the concept of terroir, the notion that the land influences the character of the foods and wines produced on it. But are you ready for mer-roir?
A small but important fish for the Chesapeake Bay is the focus of a public meeting in Virginia.
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