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Pennsylvania to sharpen focus on Chesapeake Bay cleanup


January 20, 2020
By Lancaster Farming

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Pennsylvania plans to emphasize the most effective pollution reductions as it embarks on the last stage of the Chesapeake Bay cleanup.

The state has finalized a plan to achieve 25 million of the 34 million pounds of its nitrogen reductions required by the 2025 deadline. Some 17 million pounds of nitrogen reductions are expected to come from agriculture. But the state is seeing increasing problems with urban runoff and septic systems. | READ MORE