Fish and shellfish program Archive

MDE releases report on sampling for PFAS in St. Mary’s River surface water and oysters

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT RELEASES REPORT ON SAMPLING FOR PFAS IN ST. MARY’S RIVER SURFACE WATER AND OYSTERS No levels of concern found within study area; pilot study conclusions will assist MDE’s development of a comprehensive approach to PFAS   BALTIMORE (October 5, 2020) – A new report shows ...Read More

Waterways in Dorchester, St. Mary’s counties reclassified for shellfish harvesting

WATERWAYS IN DORCHESTER, ST. MARY’S COUNTIES RECLASSIFIED FOR SHELLFISH HARVESTING Sections of Little Choptank, St. Mary’s rivers closed to harvesting effective Sept. 28 BALTIMORE (Sept. 28, 2020) – The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has reclassified waterways in Dorchester and St. Mary’s counties for shellfish harvesting. The portion ...Read More

Waterways in Talbot County reclassified for shellfish harvesting

  WATERWAYS IN TALBOT COUNTY RECLASSIFIED FOR SHELLFISH HARVESTING Sections of Harris, Cummings creeks closed to harvesting   BALTIMORE (May 18, 2020) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified waterways in Talbot County for shellfish harvesting. About 428 acres of Harris Creek and about 71 acres of ...Read More
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