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BPW Approves Contract for Benthic Monitoring Program
Wednesday, Nov. 16, the Board of Public Works approved a contract with Versar, Inc., of Columbia for long-term benthic monitoring assessment services. The contract is worth $1,209,090 over 4-and-a-half years and will provide technical assistance to DNR to help protect and restore the Chesapeake and Coastal Bays.
November 17, 2005
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