$800,000 Grant for Bay Oyster Restoration
WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded $800,000 to Maryland to help restore the Chesapeake Bay's oyster population.
Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin announced the award in a news release Tuesday.
The award to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources will go to producing and planting 1.5 billion hatchery seeds in three years.