Tensions are mounting between Gov. Bob McDonnell’s administration and the federal government over plans pushed by President Barack Obama for creating new regulations to hasten the Chesapeake Bay cleanup.

Some environmentalists worry this latest feud between Richmond and Washington could escalate to legal action from Virginia – or even lead to the state’s withdrawal from a 30-year-old partnership with the U.S. government to save the Bay.

Virginia, U.S. at odds over Chesapeake Bay rules | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com

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