United States Environmental Protection Agency
Fruit growers in seven Eastern states have a new weapon for fighting the brown marmorated stink bug.
Protesters in fake hazmat suits plan to swim in the Anacostia River to protest the failure of cleanup efforts to meet a deadline in the federal Clean Water Act.
Dozens of cities made their best pitch to President Obama’s administration, but only Baltimore and a few others were chosen for a cleanup of urban waterways.
The heads of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Interior are heading to Baltimore to announce an urban waters initiative.
An organization representing sewer authorities nationwide says it is also seeking to join a court fight over Chesapeake Bay restoration.
Just as new federal rules to clean the Chesapeake are going into effect, legal challenges are threatening to derail a key component of the plan.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says House passage of a Virginia congressman’s amendment on bay restoration puts the cleanup burden on the states and local governments.
Maryland’s new plan for speeding up cleanup of the Chesapeake Bay would cost $10 billion or more for pollution reduction measures.