Reducing nutrient pollution from agriculture has been a challenge throughout the Chesapeake Bay region. Pennsylvania has the most farms in the Bay watershed and fallen far short on its pollution reduction goals. Dave Harp

PA to get largest share of federal funds to help cut Chesapeake Bay pollution

By: Karl Blankenship, BayJournal.com The federal government is steering $6 million in grants to help states curb agricultural runoff in

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As swimming season begins, experts who study waterborne diseases say that catching the coronavirus from water contact is unlikely, but there are plenty of reasons to avoid open water contact after a heavy rain. Dave Harp

Ready for a splash, but what’s in the water?

Risk of COVID-19 seems low, but tainted stormwater still poses risks By: Whitney Pipkin, BayJournal.com There are plenty of reasons

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Nutrient pollution from farmland continues to be the largest form of pollution in the Chesapeake Bay. All states in the Bay watershed face significant challenges in reaching pollution reduction goals by 2025. Dave Harp

States, Chesapeake Bay Foundation threaten to sue EPA over Bay cleanup

By: Karl Blankenship, BayJournal.com The 37-year-old Chesapeake Bay restoration effort descended into finger pointing and threats of lawsuits on Monday,

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Shad swim by window at Conowingo Dam after being lifted over the 94-foot high structure blocking their spawning run up the Susquehanna River. The dam's owner has not operated the fish lift this spring because of concerns about spreading the coronavirus among workers operating the hydroelectric generating facility. Dave Harp

Shad hatcheries, fish lifts fall victim to coronavirus

By: Timothy B. Wheeler, BayJournal.com By this time in a typical year, the main fish lift at Conowingo Dam would

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EPA Makes it Easier for Consumers to Find Safe, Effective Disinfectant Products to Use Against the Novel Coronavirus

News Release, Environmental Protection Agency WASHINGTON (May 12, 2020) —  Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its List N Tool,

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