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EPA Provides $7.25 Million for 'Most Effective' Cleanup Actions in Chesapeake Bay Watershed


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that six states and the District of Columbia will share $7.25 million for actions to improve local rivers and streams in locations most beneficial to the downstream Chesapeake Bay.

Both Bedford and Blair counties are in the Chesapeake Bay watershed and are subject to the rules and regulations applied to the watershed. Farmers in particular can be affected by bay watershed regulations, because controls can be placed on any substances applied to crops or land in the watershed, to avoid having the substances end up in the bay.

The funds includ...

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