WASHINGTON (AP) — Regional leaders and federal officials are getting together to talk about cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay.
Thursday’s annual meeting of the Chesapeake Executive Council will include an announcement of how officials plan to meet the goals of a federal-led bay cleanup agreement that was signed last year.READ MORE: FDA, CDC Recommend ‘Pause’ For Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Over Clot Reports
The agreement establishes pollution limits in the nation’s largest estuary and sets goals for the bay to be fully restored by 2025.READ MORE: Biden, Lawmakers At Tribute For Slain Capitol Police Officer William 'Billy' Evans
Among the officials scheduled to attend Thursday’s meeting in Washington are EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan will miss the meeting while he undergoes treatment for cancer.MORE NEWS: Baltimore City Health Officials Say They Will Switch To Moderna Doses While Johnson & Johnson On Pause
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