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WRI established its U.S. office in 1982. We work to improve water quality, increase awareness of local climate change impacts, and identify cost-effective emissions-reduction opportunities in the United States. Learn more about our Eutrophication and Hypoxia, Water Quality Trading, U.S. Local Climate Impacts Initiative, and U.S. Climate Action projects.

Andrew Leach

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Andrew Leach is a Research Assistant with the People and Ecosystems Program at the World Resources Institute.

New Hope for the Chesapeake Bay, Maybe

Presidential intervention has raised the stakes in a decades-long effort to clean up Chesapeake Bay.

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The Southeast region's share of GHG emissions is rapidly increasing as GHG emissions growth outpaces the national average.

Notes: Totals do not include emissions from land-use change and forestry o

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