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Halfway to 2025: EPA releases results of Chesapeake Bay pollution diet check-in

August 20, 2018

Chesapeake Bay Program — by Joan Smedinghoff — July 30, 2018

"The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released the results of its check-in on the progress the six watershed states, the District of Columbia and federal agencies have made toward meeting the goals of the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load (Bay TMDL), or pollution diet. According to data submitted by Delaware, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia, as well as the District of Columbia, the Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) partnership exceeded its halfway goal for reducing phosphorus and sediment as measured under the current suite of modeling tools, but it fell short for nitrogen. . ."

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