U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Bravo to Hogan for sticking up for EPA

Bravo to Hogan for sticking up for EPA

We thank Gov. Larry Hogan for opposing a provision in the U.S. House appropriations bill that would sabotage the clean-up plan of the Chesapeake Bay (“Hogan asks U.S. Senate leaders to kill House plan to strip EPA of Chesapeake cleanup authority,” Feb. 16).

The regional plan to clean up the Chesapeake Bay is working, largely because it holds bay states and the District of Columbia accountable for reducing pollution. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is the lead federal partner.

Last fall, the House of Representatives approved a provision...