The typical visitor to a non-destination casino lives within about a 30-minute drive of their gambling grounds.
Low-oxygen conditions accounted for about a third of lethal events investigated by the Maryland Department of the Environment since it began collecting fish kill data in 1984, a Capital News Service analysis found.
Studies in Maryland watersheds have found that pets produce up to one-third of bacterial pollution in waterways near developed areas.
The trial pitting Waterkeeper Alliance Inc. against Perdue and a Perdue family poultry farm will be shelved until late November.
An environmentalist testified in federal court Wednesday that water running over a Perdue contract farm could be releasing bacteria and excess nutrients into Franklin Branch, a tributary that feeds into the Pocomoke River.
Restaurants in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania and D.C.dish up $1 toward oyster recovery for every seafood dish purchased Oct. 6-13.