Chesapeake Bay pollution plan deemed insufficient by EPA

Chesapeake Bay pollution plan deemed insufficient by EPA

EPA said it will put a stricter compliance focus on all water pollution sources in Pennsylvania


Pennsylvania’s plan for cutting pollution to the Chesapeake Bay has been deemed inadequate by the U.S. EPA.

According to The Post-Gazette, the EPA will be continuing its inspection and enforcement of water pollution sources across the state.

The state’s plan for reducing nutrient pollution flowing to the bay, especially from farms, falls short of its ability to restore the health of the bay, according to federal regulators, reported The Post-Gazette.

This is the second time the EPA has found Pennsylvania’s Watershed Implementation Plan insufficient.

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