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Like many during the coronavirus oystermen have been struggling financially. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talks with Jeremy Cox, reporter for the Chesapeake Bay Journal, about what the prospects are for them as the nation struggles to get control of the pandemic.

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The watermen are harvesting oysters, but the demand for them has dropped with the coronavirus. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talks with Jeremy Cox, reporter for the Chesapeake Bay Journal, about the impact of the pandemic. (Part 1)

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A pipeline is in the works to bring natural gas to Somerset County. It's  called the Del-Mar Energy Pathway and is coming closer to fruition. Jeremy Cox, a reporter for the Chesapeake Bay Journal, described for Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush the basic rationale for the pipeline. (Part 1)

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A 28-year-veteran of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources has been terminated this week after meeting with watermen.

The Chesapeake Bay Journal reports that Brenda Davis has been a longtime advocate for limits on blue-crab fishing in the bay.

The Washington Post reports that some watermen who have been critical of the limits recently meet with Governor Larry Hogan.

And the Maryland Republican has been critical the state’s restrictions on fishing.

DNR has declined to comment on the issue noting that it is a personnel matter.