Federal Issues

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    CBF Staff

    Federal Funding for the Chesapeake Bay Program

    Just as the Bay and its rivers are on the rebound, the president’s FY19 budget threatens to cut 90% of funding for EPA's Chesapeake Bay Program—the largest program to restore a body of water in U.S. history.

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    Tim McCabe/NRCS

    Federal Appropriations

    Level funding for the Chesapeake Bay Program and other key programs is crucial to the continued success of the Chesapeake Bay cleanup.

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    Leslie Bowman

    Federal Farm Bill

    The Farm Bill includes conservation programs that offer tools and resources for farmers to stop pollution at its source and ensure our families enjoy clean water.

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    Insecticides: Chlorpyrifos

    This extremely toxic pesticide is third on the list of toxic chemicals of concern in the Chesapeake.

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