Inside EPA - 05/22/2020

EPA Critics Threaten ‘Last Resort’ Suit Over Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Plan

May 18, 2020
Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, and environmentalists are threatening a coordinated suit against EPA for failing to ensure Pennsylvania and New York meet cleanup targets for the Chesapeake Bay, charging the agency is violating statutory requirements unique to the bay that require federal enforcement of the bay’s cleanup plan. “This is a very last resort,” Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) President William Baker said about a pair of notices of intent to sue sent May 18 to EPA Administrator Andrew...

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