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EPA’s Bay Czar: ‘We Will Win This One’

The Environmental Protection Agency’s senior adviser on the Chesapeake Bay restoration says the EPA’s strategy can stand up to court challenges by farm and development groups.


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EPA OKs Stink Bug Spray For Orchards In 7 States

Fruit growers in seven Eastern states have a new weapon for fighting the brown marmorated stink bug.


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Anacostia Protest To Feature Hazmat Swimsuits

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.


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Baltimore Among 7 Cities Selected For Urban Waters Initiative

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.


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EPA, Interior To Announce Urban Waters Initiative

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.


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Municipal Sewer Authority Group Joins Bay Fight

An organization representing sewer authorities nationwide says it is also seeking to join a court fight over Chesapeake Bay restoration.



Chesapeake Bay Foundation Fighting Back Against Agri-Business In Court

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.



CBF: Goodlatte Amendment Puts Bay Burden On States

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.


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Md. Presents Plan For Faster Bay Cleanup

Maryland’s new plan for speeding up cleanup of the Chesapeake Bay would cost $10 billion or more for pollution reduction measures.