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Kenny Fletcher

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Valerie Keefer

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BJ Small

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Vanessa Remmers

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Lisa Caruso

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Rob Beach

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Thick buffers of trees line a river that winds through lush farm fields.

Will Parson/Chesapeake Bay Program

Despite Progress, Chesapeake Bay Streamside Forests Not Meeting Goals

Despite recent progress, efforts to restore and conserve trees along rivers and streams in the Chesapeake Bay watershed are not meeting goals, according to a press release issued by the EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Program.

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Krista Schlyer/iLCP

Maryland Highway Authority’s Stormwater Management Permit Must Set Precedent for Pollution Reduction

Advocates are calling on Maryland to take stronger action to reduce polluted runoff from state highways as public comment period opens for major stormwater management permit.

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Baskets of oysters sit on the beach, as lines of oyster reefs stretch through the water.

Katelyn Coleman

Oyster Restoration in Chesapeake Bay Expected to Meet 2025 Goal

The Chesapeake Bay Program announced today that the goal to restore healthy oyster reefs in 10 Chesapeake Bay tributaries should meet its 2025 deadline.

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