Chesapeake clean-up planned

Officials of six states and the District of Columbia whose waters flow into the pollution-damaged Chesapeake Bay are working on a bay clean-up plan they expect to complete this fall.

The agreement, according to partial draft released this month, would include specific numeric targets for restoring wetlands and protecting and restoring populations of fish, shell fish and waterfowl.

Read an article about the evolving clean-up plan published by the Annapolis, Md., news site and download the draft agreement.

The six states are New York, Delaware, West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania.