Latest Eastern Shore of Maryland Stories

2010-03-02 12:30:00

With Perdue Factory Farm Failing to Respond, Assateague Coastkeeper and Waterkeeper Alliance Sue Hudson Farm and Perdue for Violating Clean Water Act OCEAN CITY, Md., March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Assateague Coastkeeper and Waterkeeper Alliance announced today that it has filed a lawsuit in the federal District Court of Maryland, against Alan and Kristin Hudson Farm - a Perdue-contract chicken factory farm in Berlin, MD - and Perdue Farms, Inc., for illegal discharges of harmful...

2008-07-30 03:00:28

By Scott Harper, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 30--RICHMOND It took nearly a year to draft, but state officials presented a plan Tuesday to better protect water quality on Virginia's Eastern Shore -- as well as the many clam and oyster farms that demand clean water to survive. Clam farming, especially, has become a major economic force on the Eastern Shore and now ranks as the wealthiest such industry in the nation, generating more than $50 million per year in sales. But farmers...

2006-09-03 08:39:07

CHESAPEAKE CITY, Md. -- It's a gravelly, trash-strewn path along the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal in Cecil County, but plans are in the works to spend $18 million turning this waterside road into a biking and hiking path to draw tourists looking to enjoy nature. No longer is tourism on the Eastern Shore just a matter of beachgoers in the summer. Cycling, kayaking, bird watching and other outdoors pursuits have become an important slice of the industry in the last decade. Across the shore,...

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