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California Oysterman Banned From Oystering Activity On The Potomac

Natural Resources Police announce Friday a California oysterman has been banned from working the Potomac River for the 2017-18 season. Forty-one-year-old James Phillip Nelson was convicted in February in St. Mary’s County of harvesting oysters in a protected area near … Continue reading

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U.S. Coast Guard Need Help Identifying 10-Foot Vessel Found In Lower Potomac River

U.S. Coast Guard located an unoccupied vessel in the lower Potomac River early Saturday morning. The 10-foot Walker Bay model was discovered in the vicinity of St. Clements Island. A tackle box and two fishing poles were inside the boat. … Continue reading

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Activists Protest Proposed Gas Pipeline Underneath Potomac River In Maryland

The Eastern Panhandle Expansion Project, a proposed 3.5-mile natural gas pipeline underneath the Potomac River, has drawn the attention of the Potomac Riverkeeper Network. Members of the group are calling on the Maryland Department of the Environment and Governor Larry … Continue reading

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