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Friday, November 23, 2012

Bay Oysters Escaped Sandy’s Wrath, Experts Say

If there is any silver lining to the mayhem caused by superstorm Sandy, it’s this:

Maryland’s oysters, and the delicious holiday stuffing they make, are safe to eat.

Concerns loomed as millions of gallons of raw sewage leaked from the Little Patuxent Water Reclamation Plant into the Little Patuxent River, and water poured from the Conowingo Dam into the Susquehanna River. But sources say this has had little impact on the fragile oyster population.



Anonymous said...

No kidding. They will just blame the Bay problems on the Eastern Shore farmers. So the Little Patuxent Plant and the Conowingo Plant will not be fined. But if Salisburys treatment plant had a 10 gallon leak it would be fined. Go figure.

Anonymous said...

The salisbury treatment plant released raw waste knowing it was illegal. Sandy could have been avoided if we told her to go away.
The bay has been raped of it's natural resourses that clean it. The good ole boys (watermen) have distroyed it. It's gone , it's over , face facts. I was a waterman for 30 years , ain't nothin left!!

Anonymous said...

Yeahright! Beat the Hudson Farm into the ground, but a municipality paying into State taxes? Free ride, baby! Ain't us! Salisbury is crapping up the river for the last 10(?) years, yet no fines, no problem! But beat those farmers into the ground, and lower their land values with new legislation, then hit them with taxing them every year on their land value! Bastions!

Anonymous said...

Now we know who the real perps are. waste water treatment plants during storm conditions. Reports of TWO MILLION GALLONS AN HOUR at one plant alone for days says a lot! No reports of any others says more. Game over, as far as I'm concerned!

Anonymous said...

they escaped Sandy, but not Hudson's farm? a likely story.