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Drought Brings Environmental, Ecological Changes -- Blue Crabs In Downtown Dover And Salty Water Nears Poughkeepsie

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August 19, 1999
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U.S. Geological Survey
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The drought of 1999 is causing more than frustration for farmers and homeowners in the eastern half of the country. Without fresh water to rinse out rivers and streams, salt water is creeping further up river in many areas. And that salt water is bringing with it a variety of new concerns for local resource managers.

The drought of 1999 is causing more than frustration for farmers and homeowners in the eastern half of the country. Without fresh water to rinse out rivers and streams, salt water is creeping further up river in many areas. And that salt water is bringing with it a variety of new concerns for local resource managers.


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U.S. Geological Survey. "Drought Brings Environmental, Ecological Changes -- Blue Crabs In Downtown Dover And Salty Water Nears Poughkeepsie." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 19 August 1999. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/08/990819064310.htm>.
U.S. Geological Survey. (1999, August 19). Drought Brings Environmental, Ecological Changes -- Blue Crabs In Downtown Dover And Salty Water Nears Poughkeepsie. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 24, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/08/990819064310.htm
U.S. Geological Survey. "Drought Brings Environmental, Ecological Changes -- Blue Crabs In Downtown Dover And Salty Water Nears Poughkeepsie." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/08/990819064310.htm (accessed April 24, 2014).

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