EPA Reviews Phase III Watershed Implementation Plans

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released its evaluations of plans by the six Chesapeake Bay watershed states (Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, West Virginia, and New York) and the District of Columbia to have all programs and practices in … Continued

2018 Chesapeake Bay Report Card

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The Chesapeake Bay score decreased in 2018, but maintained a C grade, according to the 2018 Chesapeake Bay Report Card issued by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES). The decrease was due to extremely high precipitation last … Continued

Mallows Bay Water Quality Monitoring Partnership (NMSF-DNR)

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The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (NMSF) and Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) have announced a five-year partnership to monitor water quality at Mallows Bay on the Potomac River, a site being considered for designation as a national marine sanctuary. … Continued