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The second phase of the EPA's plan to curb pollution in the Chesapeake will create requirements for local jurisdictions.
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The second phase of the EPA's plan to curb pollution in the Chesapeake will create requirements for local jurisdictions.

In Norfolk, Va., the water level is rising as the land is sinking. An oceanography professor at Old Dominion University says the Virginia coast "will become a national hub for research and information on specifically sea-level rise, but also other climate change issues."

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