Washington College to host Eastern Shore Environmental Legislative Summit Oct. 6

The Washington College Center for Environment and Society will host The Eastern Shore Environmental Legislative Summit on Sunday, October 6, 2019, at The Gibson Center for the Arts in Chestertown, Maryland. Salisbury Mayor Jake Day and Former Delegate Heather Mizeur will facilitate this summit, which will focus on the Eastern Shore as ground zero for climate change in Maryland. Baltimore County Delegate Dana Stein, and Montgomery Delegate Vaughn Stewart will be among the featured speakers,…

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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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