Maryland awarded $800K to restore oysters in Chesapeake Bay

Posted at 7:47 AM, Aug 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-31 07:47:49-04
WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded $800,000 to Maryland to help restore the Chesapeake Bay's oyster population.
Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin announced the award in a news release Tuesday.
The award to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources will go to producing and planting 1.5 billion hatchery seeds in three years.

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