Chesapeake Bay left up a creek

January 12, 2009 at 3:13 am Leave a comment

Failure of cleanup efforts has left America’s largest estuary still nearly ‘dead.’ Why?

Since 1972, the Clean Water Act has helped restore many of America’s waters, allowing fish and humans to swim safely in them. But the largest estuary in the US, the Chesapeake Bay, remains in trouble and little changed. The problem? More than two decades of efforts have fallen foul to complexity, size, and lack of political will. Christian Science Monitor

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