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- President Biden released an ambitious $2.25 trillion jobs and infrastructure plan that would invest $56 billion in rebuilding wastewater, stormwater, and drinking water treatment systems.
- President Biden also previewed a budget request for next year that would increase EPA’s annual budget by $2 billion, to $11.2 billion.
- CBF helped create PA Senate Bill 465 for an agricultural cost-share program that targets funding for clean-water efforts on local farms through county conservation districts.
- Trees are a major part of good trout habitat, especially in a world changing because of human development throughout Keystone watersheds.
- CBF is disappointed by a federal decision to re-license Conowingo Dam without significant commitments to improve long-term quality by dam operator Exelon.
- A blue crab spotted in Ireland is a reminder of how beloved Chesapeake Bay species can be invasive in ecosystems where they don’t belong.
- Maryland environmental groups file notice of potential lawsuit against Valley Proteins for pollution violations.
- CBF and partners plant first trees of the Greening Southside project in formerly redlined Richmond neighborhoods.
- With partner Nansemond River Preservation Alliance, CBF installed oyster reefs on the Nansemond River to test how oysters naturally protect shorelines from erosion and flooding.