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Central Pa. counties get $6M to help reduce pollution headed to the Chesapeake Bay

The Department of Environmental Protection is awarding 2020 Environmental Stewardship Fund grants to Adams, Bedford, Centre, Cumberland, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, and York counties.

By Rachel McDevitt

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Report: Pennsylvania falls behind in Chesapeake Bay cleanup

Pennsylvania is not on track in lowering nitrogen pollution, which comes from manure and fertilizers that flow off farms.
By The Associated Press

As states plan to sue EPA over Chesapeake Bay cleanup, agency promises modest funds to help efforts

EPA says Pennsylvania has the largest commitment to reduce nitrogen among bay states.

By Rachel McDevitt

Report finds poultry farming sends more pollution to Chesapeake Bay than previously thought

The Environmental Integrity Project’s analysis estimates that about 1 million more pounds of nitrogen pollution are entering the Chesapeake Bay each year from the poultry industry than state and federal cleanup programs estimate.  

By Rachel McDevitt

Maryland plans to sue Pennsylvania over Chesapeake Bay pollution

Maryland’s governor says he’ll sue Pennsylvania and the Environmental Protection Agency because they aren’t doing enough to clean up the Chesapeake Bay.

By Rachel McDevitt

In Pittsburgh, some restaurants are helping restore the Chesapeake Bay one oyster shell at a time

With oyster populations low, a recovery effort focuses on cultivating baby oysters in the shells that once might have been on your dinner plate.

By Kara Holsopple/The Allegheny Front
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