• Sewage spill leads to localized ban on shellfish harvesting

    5 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    HAMPTON, Va. - Virginia's health department has closed shellfish harvesting on part of a Chesapeake Bay estuary because of a raw sewage spill. The Virginia Department of Health said in a statement Wednesday that the spill was on a portion of Back River in Hampton. The ban on shellfish harvesting is due to potential...
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