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Report: Mussel Restoration Essential for Chesapeake Bay Cleanup

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Freshwater mussels are key to keeping the Chesapeake Bay watershed clean, and with more than half of all species now facing extinction, a new report urged policymakers to target more efforts on restoring the important bivalves. Joe Wood, Virginia senior scientist for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the report’s co-author, said one mussel can […]