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Chesapeake Bay Gets Clean Water Funding; $1.5B More for Stormwater Proposed

Chesapeake Bay Gets Clean Water Funding; $1.5B More for Stormwater Proposed

To pay for better clean water accountability and regulatory enforcement in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, Congress has authorized new funding to reduce pollution in local rivers and streams flowing into the bay. Legislation passed by the House and Senate contains a record $50 million for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Bay cleanup efforts, with $19 million in new funding for regulatory enforcement and accountability.