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Methods for the Detection of Vibrio Species Vibrio bacteria naturally inhabit coastal waters and are frequently isolated from a variety of raw seafood, particularly oysters. Detection of Vibrio species in seafood and growing water has traditionally been problematic because of the limitations of conventional techniques based on plate culture methods. Moreover, no culture method is able to discriminate pathogenic populations.
Understanding Howard County’s Stormwater Remediation Fee The stormwater remediation fee is similar to fees for other public services such as sewer, drinking water, and state highways.
Understanding Frederick County’s Stormwater Remediation Fee In 2012, the State of Maryland passed the Watershed Protection and Restoration Program (HB-987) which mandates that counties subject to a certain municipal stormwater permit institute a stormwater remediation fee. The purpose of the charge is to manage pollution carried by
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