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EPA Reaches Settlement Over PA’s Chesapeake Bay Pollution

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Federal environmental regulators are agreeing to work harder to stop pollution from flowing out of Pennsylvania to the Chesapeake Bay. StateImpact Pennsylvania’s Rachel McDevitt reports it’s the result of a lawsuit brought by bay advocates as well as Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

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(Original air-date: 4/21/23)

Rachel McDevitt is a reporter for StateImpact Pennsylvania at WITF. Rachel joined WITF in 2017 as the host of All Things Considered. She previously reported for WITF’s Radio Pennsylvania Network, where her work earned the National Association of State Radio Network’s award for best feature two years in a row. The western Pennsylvania native started her journalism career with the CBS affiliate in Bridgeport, West Virginia. Rachel is a graduate of Temple University.