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Chesapeake Bay Foundation sues Va. over livestock rules (access required)

RICHMOND, Va. — The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is suing Virginia water protection officials to require large livestock operations to fence off rivers and streams from their animals. The lawsuit, scheduled to be heard Thursday in Richmond Circuit Court, is aimed ...

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A new role for nonprofits saving the bay (access required)

While conservation groups typically stick to advocating for policy and regulatory changes, a few Maryland organizations recently found themselves playing an unusual role in helping investigators solve the biggest illegal poaching case on the Chesapeake Bay in 25 years. Earlier ...

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Senator says deal close on fertilizer rules

Stakeholders are nearing an agreement on how the state will regulate fertilizer and phosphorous pollution. Sen. Paul Pinsky told the Senate on Wednesday that representatives of the agricultural and environmental communities, as well as members of Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration ...

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Virginia gets funds for bay cleanup

Virginia is receiving $1.75 million in federal funds to support the cleanup of the Chesapeake Bay. Announced Thursday by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, the funding is through the U.S. Department of Agriculture and its Regional Conservation Partnership Program. The funds will ...

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