Pa. House panel talks challenges of cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay, local waterways
With more than 27,000 miles of impaired waterways in the commonwealth, and a looming 2025 Chesapeake Bay pollution-reduction deadline, a proposed bill to eliminate a state prohibition on stream-side fencing was discussed as one possible solution to furthering Pennsylvania’s waterway clean up efforts.
U.S. Supreme Court rejects Biden wetlands regulation; what that means for the Chesapeake Bay
Wetlands unique to the Chesapeake Bay's watershed will lose protection from being dredged and filled without a permit.
EPA settles lawsuit with states, enviros over Chesapeake Bay pollution from Pa.
'We think this is another important moment in the effort to clean up the Bay,' Chesapeake Bay Foundation President Hillary Harp Falk said.
Chesapeake Bay still in poor health, blue crabs suffering, new State of the Bay report concludes
'While we’ve made significant progress, far too much pollution still reaches our waterways and climate change is making matters worse,' Chesapeake Bay Foundation President, Hilary Harp Falk, said.
EPA: Pa. plan to reduce Chesapeake Bay pollution ‘doesn’t meet the partnership targets’
In a statement issued on Monday, the EPA said that Pennsylvania was still falling short of its target goals despite increased funding for pollution-reduction projects in the most recent state budget.
Chesapeake Bay leaders resolute even as cleanup targets become more elusive
Pennsylvania, which has lagged on its cleanup efforts, netted praise for new programs aimed at reversing that reputation.
States, including Pa., off pace to meet Chesapeake Bay cleanup goals | Thursday Morning Coffee
Pa. will fall short, but has 'momentum,' according to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
Report: Chesapeake Bay’s health making gains; Pa. still needs to meet its clean-up commitments
The Chesapeake Bay’s health has slightly improved but still falls short of meeting government commitments, especially in Pennsylvania.
EPA pans Pa.’s latest Chesapeake Bay clean-up plan | Wednesday Morning Coffee
Despite the criticism, state officials say they remain committed to holding up their end of the bargain.
Lawmakers ask Biden for new Chesapeake Bay funds in 2023 budget proposal | Thursday Morning Coffee
The lawmakers argue that creating a new CRFI would help Bay States - those within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed - continue pollution reduction efforts in the agriculture and forestry industries in the hopes of meeting their "critical" 2025 deadline.
Clean water bills will benefit hunters, anglers and others who love the outdoors | Opinion
'Once in a generation' is often political hyperbole -- but these Pa. House and Senate bills offer just such an opportunity.
‘We stand at a crossroads’: Chesapeake Bay Foundation names its new president
Hilary Harp Falk, most recently of the National Wildlife Federation, succeeds William C. Baker, who will step down at year's end