RICHMOND, Va. — The Chesapeake Bay is showing encouraging signs of improvement but remains afflicted with dead zones, fish kills and pollution, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation said Tuesday in its State of the Bay Report. The report notes improvements since ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland has submitted its final “pollution diet” plan, which details how the state will achieve Chesapeake Bay pollution reduction goals five years earlier than mandated by the federal government. The state’s plan aims to reduce nitrogen by 21 ...Read More »
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 ...
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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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »