Danielle E. Gaines

Danielle E. Gaines

Danielle Gaines covered government and politics for Maryland Matters for two years before moving into an editing position. Previously, she spent six years at The Frederick News-Post ― as the paper’s principal government and politics reporter for half that time, covering courts and legal affairs before that. She also reported for the now-defunct The Gazette of Politics and Business in Maryland and previously worked as a county government and education reporter at The Merced Sun-Star in California’s Central Valley.

A heron is perched on a piling at sunrise on the Chesapeake Bay in Chesapeake Beach.

Feds, states reach settlement in lawsuit over Chesapeake Bay pollution from Pa.

By: and - July 12, 2023

The settlement would end two separate lawsuits filed against EPA during the Trump administration.