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EPA to Review Pa's Latest Cleanup Plan for the Chesapeake Bay

Pennsylvania officials hope the third time proves to be the charm when it comes to Chesapeake Bay cleanup plans.

Two earlier plans, one submitted in 2019 and another late last year, were widely panned for failing to achieve the state’s pollution reduction goals and for a lack of funding.

The 2019 version spurred suits from other states and environmental groups, contending that Pennsylvania’s failure to curb water-fouling nutrients would keep the region from reaching its 2025 Bay cleanup goals.

The second version, submitted in December, also fell short, spurring the U.S. Environmental Protectio...


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