Ag-heavy Eastern Shore has big role in Chesapeake pollution

The U.S. Geological Survey says “excess fertilizer and manure applied to the Chesapeake Bay’s Eastern Shore are causing poor-quality water flows in streams that flow into the bay.” In a report, USGS says the Eastern Shore, part of the DelMarVa peninsula, receives nearly twice as much nitrogen and phosphorus per square mile as other parts of the… » Read More

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