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Pa. Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan falls short for third time, EPA says

The federal government says it will continue heightened enforcement in the state indefinitely.

By Rachel McDevitt

What to know about Pa. DEP’s newest plan to reduce pollution to the Chesapeake Bay

The agency isn’t certain where all the money will come from to pay for what it has planned. The effects of climate change have driven the price higher.

By Adriana Delagarza

Pennsylvania’s plan fails to meet goal for reducing pollution in the Chesapeake Bay, the EPA says

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says Pennsylvania is not on track to meet its goal to reduce pollution in the Chesapeake Bay.

By Gabriela Martínez

York County lawmaker to lead state delegation to Chesapeake Bay cleanup board

Rep. Keith Gillespie (R-York) represents an area of York County that borders the Susquehanna River, which is the Chesapeake Bay’s largest source of fresh water.

By Rachel McDevitt

Pennsylvania eyes $500M from feds for environmental program

Eligible projects include improvements to state parks and forests, local parks and riverfronts.

By The Associated Press

Environmental advocates call on legislature to put more money toward Chesapeake Bay cleanup

Advocates are hoping lawmakers will use federal money to fund a few Republican-backed proposals when they return this fall.

By Rachel McDevitt

Central Pa. counties get $6M to help reduce pollution headed to the Chesapeake Bay

The Department of Environmental Protection is awarding 2020 Environmental Stewardship Fund grants to Adams, Bedford, Centre, Cumberland, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, and York counties.

By Rachel McDevitt