Pollution is costing the Chesapeake Bay region millions and possibly billions of dollars in lost jobs, seafood declines and other problems, a new report says.
Credit: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Today is the deadline for Virginia and five other states to send bay cleanup plans to the EPA.
While some people are raising concerns over the cost of a planned bay cleanup — that cost could run into the billions over many years — the report says bay pollution has long hurt the economy.
Report: Chesapeake Bay pollution an economic ‘disaster’ | Richmond Times-Dispatch