Issues Facing Pennsylvania

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    Laura LaRose/(CC BY 2.0)

    Streamside Fencing

    One of the most important farm conservation practices we can implement across the Chesapeake watershed—both for the health of our waters and the health of our farms—is that of streamside fencing.

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    Will Parson/Chesapeake Bay Program

    Agricultural Cost-Share in Pennsylvania

    Pennsylvania farmers want to help clean up their waterways, but need support. The Agricultural Conservation Assistance Program (ACAP) would provide a true statewide cost-share program to help them apply best-practices.

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    Jeff Rogge/CBF Staff

    Stormwater Runoff in Pennsylvania

    A look at this growing contributor to unhealthy waters, ways to management, and answers about stormwater fees.

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    Miguel Angel de la Cueva/iLCP

    The Susquehanna River

    The Susquehanna River and the Bay are two integral parts of one ecosystem.

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    Eliot Malumuth

    Conowingo Dam and
    Chesapeake Bay

    A solution is needed to address pollution above and below Conowingo Dam.

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    Garth Lenz/iLCP

    Land Use

    When the watershed's land suffers from pollution and poor management, so too does the water.

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