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Next Oyster EIS Outreach Presentation Planned for Oct. 6
The third in a series of outreach presentations on the Oyster Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will focus on the major economic issues that need to be considered for assessing the alternatives to oyster restoration in the Chesapeake Bay. The presentation will be given by Doug Lipton, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of Maryland, on Thursday, Oct. 6, at noon in the C-1 Conference Room at DNR Headquarters in Annapolis.
Press contact: Megan Evans, 410-260-8016, firstname.lastname@example.org
September 19, 2005
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