Many of Montana's streams and wetlands lost Clean Water Act protections after the Trump administration passed a federal rule in 2020, but those pollution protections were restored following a recent decision by a U.S. district court judge.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is optimistic that seizing current opportunities can put Pennsylvania back on track toward its goals for cleaner local rivers and streams and saving the Bay. But time is running out.
A group of Pittsburgh residents held a town hall on Wednesday to advocate for cleaner air in the region. Experts said federal air quality regulations need to be strengthened to help protect residents from the long-term and short-term effects of air pollution, like asthma.