Governor and DNR Respond to Dorchester County on Oyster Harvesting Concerns

On behalf of Governor O' Malley,  Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Secretary John Griffin responded in a letter to Jay Newcomb, the Council's President to concerns raised on various issues regarding oyster harvesting in the county.  The County Council President expressed concerns over the establishment of new sanctuary acreage in the county and its impact on oyster harvesting.   He also expressed concerns for commercial watermen over the impact of legislation passed this session modifying…

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