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Farm nutrient plan legal fight continues in 2011


January 4, 2011
By Delmarva Now

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December 28, 2010, Berlin,
MD – Eastern Shore farmers and watermen came under increasing pressure during
2010 over how they raise chickens and harvest seafood – and whether methods
they have long employed are harmful to the Chesapeake Bay.
December 28, 2010, Berlin,
MD – Eastern Shore farmers and watermen came under increasing pressure during
2010 over how they raise chickens and harvest seafood – and whether methods
they have long employed are harmful to the Chesapeake Bay.

In Worcester County, a
legal fight over the confidential nature of farmers’ plans to minimize water
pollution has merged with a similar lawsuit in Anne Arundel County, and a farm
industry group is suing the state to prevent environmental groups from seeing
the plans.

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