Horton (an environmental columnist for The Baltimore Sun) updates his 1991 work describing the ecosystem of the Chesapeake Bay, into which waters from the states of Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New York flow, and assessing the state of its environment and efforts to clean it up. He argues that progress on pollution has been uneven and makes recommendations for programs and policies to be implemented by the federal government and the involved states. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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About the Author
Tom Horton is an environmental columnist for The Baltimore Sun, and author of Bay Country (Johns Hopkins, 1994), Island Out of Time (Norton, 1996) and Water’s Way (Johns Hopkins, 2000).
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation, founded in 1967, is the largest nonprofit conservation organization working solely to save the Chesapeake Bay. Based in Annapolis, Maryland, the Foundation is supported by more than 100,000 active members.