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Karl Blankenship and Jeremy Cox

Time will reveal July storm’s impact on Chesapeake water quality, ecosystem

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The persistent storms that pounded the Mid-Atlantic region in late July could have lingering impacts on the Chesapeake Bay, though it will take weeks, if not months, of monitoring for scientists to fully assess the potential damage.

The deluge, which dumped 7 inches or more of rain on much of the Bay watershed over a 5-day span beginning July 21, could be a temporary setback for...

About Karl Blankenship and Jeremy Cox

Karl Blankenship is editor of the Bay Journal and executive director of Bay Journal Media. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Jeremy Cox is a staff writer for the Chesapeake Bay Journal based in Salisbury, Maryland. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


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