Issues Facing Pennsylvania

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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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  • kayaking in the susquehanna - Miguel Angel de la Cueva iLCP 695x352

    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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  • Conowingo Dam Eliot Malumuth 695x352

    Eliot Malumuth

    Conowingo Dam and
    Chesapeake Bay

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

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    Tom Pelton/CBF Staff

    Smallmouth Bass

    Some fisheries biologists suggest that smallmouth bass may be like the "canary in the coal mine," indicating possible future health problems with other species of fish.

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  • sprawl on farmland Garth Lenz iLCP 695x352

    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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