Dorian's pollution contaminates local shellfish

The Virginia Department of Health made an emergency closure of parts of waterways in Hampton Roads to shellfish harvesting due to floodwaters caused by tidal flooding and excessive rainfall. The emergency closure will take is effective in the Lynnhaven River in Virginia Beach, the James River downstream of the James River Bridge, and the Back River in Hampton and Poquoson.
Published: 12:29 PM EDT September 9, 2019
Updated: 12:28 PM EDT September 9, 2019