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Description of Requirement: The Wilmington District of the US Army Corps of Engineers requests the procurement and delivery of oyster shells that have been shucked and air dried in accordance with the attached specifications.
I'm not entirely sure what this is for, but I think it's part of this effort to rebuild the oyster population in the Chesapeake Bay area.
Claimed When Castro took power, Americans fled Cuba and left a lot of property behind. Now the claims on these contested holdings—land, buildings, cars and more—are exciting speculators and could stand in the way of reconciliation.
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