Monday, August 29, 2016

Chesapeake Bay Commission Meets In Lancaster Sept. 8-9

The interstate Chesapeake Bay Commission will hold its quarterly meeting in Lancaster on September 8 and 9 at the Lancaster Marriott Penn Square.
-- Midpoint Assessment and Phase III Watershed Implementation Plans;
-- Progress and Refined Allocations;
-- Phosphorus: An Elusive Goal; Chesapeake Bay 201: Phosphorus, Minimizing Phosphorus Loss;
-- Manure Transport: Optimizing Local Use;
-- Legacy Sediments: The Stream As Pollution Source;
-- Field Tour: Strasburg Plain Sect Farm, Kirchner Farm Gypsy Hill Road; and
-- Conservation Innovation: Aviation Biofuel.
Pennsylvania is represented on the Commission by Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming), who serves as Vice-Chair, Sen. Richard Alloway (R-Adams), Rep. Keith Gillespie (R-York), Rep. Michael Sturla (D-Lancaster), Sen. Gene Yaw (R-Lycoming), Majority Chair of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, and Acting DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell.
For more information and copies of presentations after the meeting, visit the Chesapeake Bay Commission’s Meetings webpage.
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