607 acres of the Lynnhaven to close to shellfish harvesting. “Bacteria sources include sewage leaks, animal and pet waste, and stormwater runoff from streets, lawns and parking lots.”

Read the entire article and comment here, or at Pilotonline.com:

In its “state of the river” report for 2012, the environmental group Lynnhaven River Now gave a C+ to efforts at controlling bacteria pollution.

Not sure how this will affect the upcoming popular Lynnhaven River NOW Oyster Roast on April 20th.

Oysters from LRNow 2012


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