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8:28 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Artificial Reefs in Choptank Near Cambridge

Oyster Reef Balls
Credit Chesapeake Bay Foundation

CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) - An artificial oyster reef made up of 300 concrete balls has been completed in the Choptank River.

The reef was finished Saturday in the Bill Burton Fishing Pier adjacent to the Fredrick C. Malkus Bridge in Cambridge.    

The two foot-tall igloo-like reef balls were set with baby oysters, or spat, by submerging them in large tanks of Chesapeake Bay water.   

The reef balls were deployed throughout the summer.                                                                                                           

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9:09 am
Thu April 25, 2013

Delaware Panel Considers Infrastructure Projects

University of Delaware STAR Campus
Credit University of Delaware

DOVER, Del. (AP) - A state panel is meeting to consider requests for millions of dollars in funding for infrastructure costs tied to various development projects around Delaware.

Among the issues to be considered Thursday by the state Infrastructure Investment Committee was a request for $7.5 million for a proposed data center and power plant at the University of Delaware's STAR Campus, once the site of a Chrysler assembly plant.

The panel also is being asked for almost $4 million for infrastructure needs for the College Park commercial development project in Georgetown.

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