EPA Vows Continued Oversight Of Pennsylvania’s Chesapeake TMDL Plan

November 23, 2022
EPA is vowing to continue stringent oversight of Pennsylvania’s efforts to reduce nutrient and sediment levels in the Chesapeake Bay watershed in order to meet 2025 regional cleanup goals, emphasizing the agency “lacks confidence” that the state will achieve its portion of pollution reductions under total maximum daily load (TMDL). “Without long term dedicated funding and programmatic commitments, EPA lacks confidence that Pennsylvania will achieve its portion of the 2025 Goal,” EPA’s Nov. 21 final evaluation of the state’s final...

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