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Posted Sat Oct 4 2008: from Washington Post (US):
Shrinking Oyster Population Focus of River Summit
"When I got out of the Army in 1970, . . . you could make a good living," Smith said. But the number of oyster boats has dwindled, as have the shucking operations throughout the Chesapeake Bay area. Although state and federal oyster restoration efforts have cost nearly $60 million since 1994, the number of oysters has declined, according to a recent Environmental Protection Agency estimate. Experts say the oyster population in the bay is at 1 percent of historic highs in the 1880s.
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One percent!? That means the oyster beds are 99 percent pure emptiness.

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