May 20, 2020

EPA Awards $6M in Chesapeake Bay Grants

Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) announced Tuesday that the state of Maryland will receive $695,940 from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Chesapeake Bay Program to reduce nutrient runoff in the bay watershed.

The grant to Maryland is part of a $6 million allocation to states from the Bay Program to address agricultural nutrient runoff.  A breakdown of state allocations is below:

  • Pennsylvania: $3,695,112
  • Virginia: $1,110,191
  • Maryland: $695,940
  • Delaware: $364,540
  • New York: $79,536
  • West Virginia: $54,681
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