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9:23 am
Thu June 6, 2013

New Federal Deal With CBF to Scrutinize Farm Pollution

Credit Maryland News Connection

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the Environmental Protection Agency have announced an agreement to ensure that dairy farms, poultry growers and other farm animal operations are on track to reduce pollution flowing into the Chesapeake Bay.

The foundation said the agreement announced Wednesday is intended to ensure that the multi-state, EPA-led restoration of the Chesapeake Bay is achieved by 2025.

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9:00 am
Wed February 20, 2013

Grant Money to Improve Streams

Credit Timothy Shelton / dnr.state.md.gov

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The Stream Restoration Challenge says it has $6 million in grant money available for organizations seeking to improve the Chesapeake Bay.

Maryland state officials say they are accepting applications from local governments, school systems and non-governmental organizations. The grants are for projects to improve water quality, promote environmental literacy and create service learning opportunities for students.

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