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By JENNIFER HLAD Capital News Service Tuesday, March 30, 2010

ANNAPOLIS - Maryland fishermen say new federal regulations on sea scallops benefit large fishing companies in New England -- and put small boats out of business.


Environmental Protection Agency

Chesapeake Bay Program Office

NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Fish & Wildlife Service

Chesapeake Bay Commission

Maryland Department of Planning


By ALEKSANDRA ROBINSON Capital News Service Thursday, September 17, 2009

WASHINGTON - Algae blooms and dead zones in America's waterways -- including the Chesapeake Bay -- represent a significant health risk for Americans, as well as a threat to the nation's economy, said Robert Magnien, director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Silver Spring-based Center for Sponsored Coastal Ocean Research.