Pa. efforts to curb Chesapeake pollution have stalled, leaving the bay at risk

This summer, the Chesapeake Bay has one of its largest dead zones in the last 30 years. And Pennsylvania pollution is a significant contributor to that problem.

One river, the Susquehanna, flowing mostly through Pennsylvania, is responsible for nearly 50 percent of the flow into the Chesapeake Bay. Frustratingly, pollution that has been entering the Susquehanna continues to flow downstream into the bay at levels that are putting the entire bay recovery at risk. The affected states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) can no longer stand by and let that happen. Read more via the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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Negotiating a Life of Service to the World

William Reilly shares his past experiences as president of the World Wildlife Fund and Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency with Stan Christensen, lecturer in civil and environmental engineering at Stanford University. Reilly recounts inspecting the Exxon Valdez oil spill, the possible ban of French wine in the United States and negotiating with former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

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Navigating the American Carbon World

Tim Profeta, Founding Director of the Nicholas Institute, introduces William K. Reilly, Former Administrator of the US EPA and Chair of the Climate Works Foundation, at the Navigating the American Carbon World (NACW) conference presented by the Climate Action Reserve.

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