People from the
six bay states and the District of Columbia have spent years calling on the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency to cleanup the Chesapeake Bay Watershed – which
feeds directly into the Atlantic Ocean.
2013, a U.S. district court stood with the impacted communities, ruling that
the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint should move forward. Maryland, New York,
Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia have all voluntarily
But now, 21
state attorneys general – representing states as far away as Montana and Texas
– are joining with the American Farm Bureau and The Fertilizer Institute to attempt
to stop this critical restoration. If they win, it could set a dangerous
precedent for ocean and waterway cleanups across the country.
Sign our petition now to
send a message to the attorneys general:
Stop Attacking the Chesapeake Cleanup
Dear [Decision Maker],
Sincerely,[Your Name] [Your Address] [City, State ZIP]