Center for the Inland Bays http://delmarvapublicradio.net en Restoration Plans for Land Near Bethany Loop Canal http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/restoration-plans-land-near-bethany-loop-canal <p>Efforts are just about to get underway to prevent erosion of a small strip of land that lies between the Bethany Loop Canal and Salt Pond.</p><p>The Land Strip Committee formed by neighbors has gotten the backing of Bethany Beach officials and has teamed up with the Center for the Inland Bays to preserve the trees, shrubs and marsh grass on the strip that help improve water quality.</p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 14:07:07 +0000 Don Rush 43949 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Restoration Plans for Land Near Bethany Loop Canal Aquaculture Project in Delaware http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/aquaculture-project-delaware <P>REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) - Commercial shellfish aquaculture is a multimillion dollar business in states up and down the East Coast, but not in Delaware.</P> <P>Delaware is the only coastal state without a commercial shellfish aquaculture industry, but officials with the Center for the Inland Bays are exploring the possibilities of creating one.</P> <P>The center held a workshop last year to explore the feasibility of shellfish aquaculture operations in Delaware's Inland Bays. Thu, 23 Aug 2012 13:37:20 +0000 Don Rush 19538 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Aquaculture Project in Delaware Study Recommends Dumping Rehoboth's Treated Wastewater into Ocean http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/study-recommends-dumping-rehoboths-treated-wastewater-ocean <p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Dumping treated-wastewater from Rehoboth Beach into the ocean is the safest way to dispose of it.</p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; That&rsquo;s the conclusion of a draft environmental study by GHD Inc that will be used by Delaware&rsquo;s Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund to build the proposed outfall.</p> Wed, 21 Mar 2012 13:12:05 +0000 Don Rush 9946 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net