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
With fate of the Chesapeake Bay on the line, Pa. needs to up its game, advocates say
"If Pennsylvania does not meet its obligations ... the Chesapeake Bay will never be saved," William C. Baker, the president of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation said.
Salt for snow and ice: Effects on waterways not very nice | Opinion
By Harry Campbell Just like too much salt in your diet can be bad for your health, too much salt on our roads and sidewalks can be bad for the health of our rivers and streams. Pennsylvania is among northern states in what is referred to as the Salt Belt, named for their use of […]
‘Get real’ when considering a Christmas tree | Opinion
Real Christmas trees are recyclable and renewable resources that clean our water and our air and provide important habitat for wildlife. Buying a real Christmas tree every year also supports local growers and that is good for the local economy.