FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2010 file photo, Tommy Leggett loads oyster shells into the washer as part of the oysters restoration project for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation in Gloucester Point, Va. More ... more 
FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2010 file photo, Tommy Leggett loads oyster shells into the washer as part of the oysters restoration project for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation in Gloucester Point, Va. More growers are raising oysters, touting distinct flavors imparted on their shellfish by the waters of their river, creek or bight. And that's good news not only for chefs and consumers, but also the bay because oysters improve water quality by feeding on algae that can hurt water quality. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Steve Helber, File
Tue, Oct 16, 2012 11:30 AM EDT