EPA Says New York Bolstering Chesapeake Bay Plan, Seeks More Changes

January 12, 2021
New York is taking steps to place it on track to meet federal nutrient and sediment reduction targets for the Chesapeake Bay but the state could do more work to better ensure that the cleanup goals will be met by 2025, EPA says in a recently released analysis that will likely play a role in ongoing litigation over the agency’s role in the bay’s cleanup. The Empire State’s draft amended phase III watershed implementation plan (WIP) proposes reductions in agriculture-based...

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