Water:

Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Will Baker judges success of watershed cleanup plans

The federal-state partnership to clean up the Chesapeake Bay began in 1983, but despite billions of dollars spent on ecosystem restoration, the watershed still faces major challenges. During today's OnPoint, Will Baker, president of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, talks about some of the remaining problems, from population growth in the mid-Atlantic region to agricultural runoff from local farms. He also explains why Congress should provide more funding for wastewater treatment and innovative agricultural programs, and the role for state officials.