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Delmarva Today 5-12-23 (Part 2) New Way Forward After Not Meeting Bay Cleanup Goals

Angela Byrd
Dock Along the Chesapeake Bay

A panel of top Bay scientists found that the current cleanup plans for the Bay will ultimately fail and calls for a new path forward. Host Don Rush talks with Karl Blankenship, editor-at-large for the Bay Journal, about why current efforts on not working and what the panel envisions for the future. Meanwhile, new fishing restrictions come as concerns arise over the Striped Bass population. Host Don Rush talks with Tim Wheeler, associate editor and senior writer for the Bay Journal about what is being done.

Don Rush is the News Director at Delmarva Public Media. An award-winning journalist, Don reports major local issues of the day, from sea level rise, to urban development, to the changing demographics of Delmarva.