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Capital Gazette: New Chesapeake Bay agreement sets 10 goals, deadlines

Governors and officials from six states gathered in Annapolis Monday to sign the latest agreement on fighting pollution in the Chesapeake Bay, the nation’s largest estuary.

Gina McCarthy, administrator of the federal Environmental Protection Agency, also signed the document, which sets 10 goals, including sustainable fisheries, better water quality, reduction of toxic contaminants and dealing with climate change.

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