The health of the Chesapeake Bay is dependent on the cooperation of six states and the District of Columbia, making it difficult to consistently tackle pollution across the estuary. New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Virginia all contribute to the health of the Bay. In September, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation sued the Environmental Protection Agency claiming that the agency has not held New York and Pennsylvania accountable for helping to clean up the Chesapeake Bay through the U.S. Clean Water Act.
Chesapeake Bay fate depends on many states
April 30, 2021