chesapeake bay program

Two-year Milestones Set to Speed Chesapeake Bay Restoration

Article: Two-year Milestones Set to Speed Chesapeake Bay Restoration

WASHINGTON, DC, November 24, 2008 (ENS) – To accelerate progress toward cleaning up the nation’s largest estuary, the Chesapeake Executive Council agreed at its annual meeting on Thursday to set restoration milestones every two years. These milestones will focus the partnership on achieving the Chesapeake Bay Program’s science-based goals to reduce excess levels of nitrogen,…

Maryland Requires Environmental Site Design for Stormwater Control

Article: Maryland Requires Environmental Site Design for Stormwater Control

BALTIMORE, Maryland, October 20, 2008 (ENS) – The Maryland Department of Environment Friday posted its proposed regulations to implement the Stormwater Management Act of 2007, which requires developers to use state-of-the-art environmental site design practices wherever possible to control runoff and pollution from both new development and redevelopment. This approach to reducing stormwater runoff and…

Pennsylvania's $170 Million Fair Share for Clean Water Plan

Article: Pennsylvania's $170 Million Fair Share for Clean Water Plan

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania, April 9, 2008 (ENS) – A $170 million fund has been created to help wastewater ratepayers and farmers finance improvements needed to address Chesapeake Bay and statewide water quality improvement mandates. The Pennsylvania Fair Share for Clean Water Plan announced today is the result of collaboration by municipal authorities, farmers, builders, conservation districts…