Fri October 14, 2011
Delmarva Today 10-14-2011 Watershed Implementation Plan
The Environmental Protection Agency has ordered that the Chesapeake Bay go on what's called a "pollution diet".
Maryland counties have been charged with developing a Water Implementation Plan . They have until November 18th to submit a draft of their plans to the Maryland Dept. of the Environment.
Meanwhile, the EPA's plans have also drawn opposition with a lawsuit filled by the American Farm Bureau Federation.
Alan Girard- Senior Land Use Policy Manager at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Jim Newcomb- District manager for the Dorchester Soil Conservation District
William Layton- Owner and operator of Lazy Day Farms and President of the Dorchester County Farm Bureau.