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Nov 30, 2010

Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay restoration plan gets tepid response

Virginia’s latest plan to restore the Chesapeake Bay received a tepid response Tuesday from environmentalists, who said it leans too heavily on voluntary efforts and federal funding to get the job done. The 133-page plan, submitted Monday to the Environmental Protection Agency, estimates the full cost of the Virginia proposals at $7 billion over 15 […]

Nov 17, 2010

Virginia’s bay plan is headed to the EPA

RICHMOND — A revised Virginia plan to restore the Chesapeake Bay is headed to the federal government by month’s end despite mixed reviews of whether it improves on the first proposal that was universally panned by environmentalists. A group of more than 30 stakeholders with different views on the plan including conservationists, manufacturers, farmers and […]

Sep 30, 2010

EPA urges $491M in bay restoration funds

The first of what federal officials say will be annual action plans for implementing a Chesapeake Bay restoration strategy was released Thursday, calling for $491 million in funding and projects ranging from cutting farm and suburban runoff to rebuilding oyster reefs. The Environmental Protection Agency announced the plan in response to an executive order last […]

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