The Issues Facing Washington, D.C.
Two Great egrets share a serene corner of the Anacostia River with Canadian geese. Photo by Michael Roane
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Update: What You Need to Know About the Farm Bill
You may have noticed the federal Farm Bill has been in the news quite a bit recently. This bill is extremely important because it can support agricultural conservation practices, which are the most cost-efficient way to reduce pollution to the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams. To help you navigate through all the noise, here's a quick rundown of what's happening with this program that is so important to Bay farmers as well as to everyone rolling up their sleeves to implement the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint.
Toxic chemicals are entering our waters every day. What can we do about them? Learn more
When the watershed's land summers from pollution and poor management so, too, does the water. Learn how
Sewage & Septic Systems
Upgrading wastewater treatment is key to cleaning up the Bay. Learn more
Did you know that stormwater runoff is the fastest growing source of Bay pollution? Learn more
Find out what other issues are affecting the health of the Bay. >>