EPA and Hershey Co. commit $2 million for Pennsylvania dairy farmers
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Hershey Co. on Tuesday pledged $2 million to support Pennsylvania dairy farmers in adopting environmentally-friendly practices, part of a larger conservation effort to protect the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. They made the announcement at Central Manor Dairy in Manor Township, a 200-cow operation that has been a member of Land […]
Feds, states reach settlement in lawsuit over Chesapeake Bay pollution from Pa.
The settlement would end two separate lawsuits filed against EPA during the Trump administration.
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.
Latest Bay report card: Middling health but signs of progress
'We’re running faster to stay in place with climate change,' a U.S. EPA official said.
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.
Pa. awards more than $12M in Chesapeake Bay cleanup grants to counties
On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced that it had awarded $12.2 million in 2023 Countywide Action Plan (CAP) Implementation Grants to 34 counties to reduce sediment and nutrient pollution in local waterways that flow into the Chesapeake Bay.
Pa. keeps missing the mark on its Chesapeake Bay clean-up plans | Editorial Cartoon
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has rejected a third plan from Pennsylvania environmental officials aimed at reducing pollution in the Chesapeake Bay..
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.
Maryland lawmakers propose creating Chesapeake National Recreation Area
The proposal would unite a series of park areas and visitor centers owned and operated by the National Park Service.
Report: Agricultural investments for Chesapeake Bay cleanup spur economy
For every dollar spent on farmers’ best management practices, $1.75 is returned via higher sales of goods and services as well as earnings.