"The Chesapeake Bay is essential to our livelihood, our economy . the idea that this can be stopped is hard to believe," said Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker in a press call.
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"The Bay states have already spoken on behalf of clean water, as have over 50 state and local governments, environmental groups and lawyers, who filed timely briefs in support of Bay restoration," he said.
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