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 Photo by Skip Brown. Press Statement

June 17, 2016

CBF Issues Statements on EPA Milestone Assessments

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—"Progress made is mostly a result of reducing pollution from sewage treatment plants. CBF applauds those efforts.

"The region as a whole, however, is not on track to meet its 2017 goals, largely as a result of Pennsylvania's failure to reduce nitrogen pollution from agriculture."

CBF President William C. Baker issued this statement following the release of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) assessment of progress made by the states in their 2014-15 milestones. Read More

Photo by Skip Brown

Press Statement

June 13, 2016

CBF Issues Statement on Dead Zone Forecast

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—"Dead zones are areas of the Bay with too little oxygen to support a healthy ecosystem. CBF believes that an average sized dead zone is still unacceptable, and that Pennsylvania and the other Bay states must implement the plans they developed to reduce pollution and restore water quality in local rivers, streams, and the Chesapeake Bay."

Beth McGee, Senior Scientist at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement today following the release of this year's dead-zone forecast. Read More

Press Releases

June 6-21, 2016

CBF Applauds Montgomery, McKean, Dauphin, Cameron, Carbon, and Cambria Counties for Joining Clean Water Counts Campaign

(HARRISBURG, PA)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation applauds the Montgomery, McKean, Dauphin, Cameron, and Carbon County commissioners for adopting a Clean Water Counts resolution, calling on state officials to make clean water a top priority for the Commonwealth. Montgomery | McKean | Dauphin | Cameron | Carbon | Cambria

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CBF In the News

June 29, 2016

Trading Bad Habits for Better Water

(York Dispatch)— CBF Pennsylvania Executive Director Harry Campbell writes, "Correcting our pollution pet peeves by working with others who are often at the root of them, can produce the legacy of clean water that we all deserve." Read More

CBF In the News

June 17, 2016

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Addresses Issues with Susquehanna River

(CBS 21)— Video The Chesapeake Bay Foundation invited members of the media, along with state officials, to talk about issues facing the [Susquehanna] river like wildlife health, fishing and overall water quality. Read More

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An oyster gardener tends her float. Photo copyright Mimi Boseman
An oyster gardener tends her float. Photo ©Mimi Boseman

Spring Brings CBF Excitement

It's time to get outdoors! Spring at CBF brings Clean the Bay Day, oyster restoration activity, tree plantings, Discovery trips on local rivers and the Bay, and more. Check the calendar for the latest.

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Baltimore Lot Renovation & Grand Opening Rescheduled

The Riggs Avenue community lot renovation completion and grand opening has been rescheduled for June 4, due to weather. The project has been nearly two years in the making. We hope you will join us for planting and/or the grand opening celebration.

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Upcoming Events

Shell Shaking (MD)
Thu, 30 Jun 2016
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Shell Shaking (MD)
Fri, 08 Jul 2016
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM



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TURNING THE TIDE, SAVING THE CHESAPEAKE BAY

Episode #33
This Bay Is Going to Set Me Free
June 21, 2016

CBF President Will Baker chats with Ray Langston, longtime resident and former mayor of Highland Beach, Maryland, a Bay-front community with a proud history and a bright future.

To tour the museum, call Jean Langston at 410-267-6960. Please call a day or two in advance. For more information about the Frederick Douglass Museum and Highland Beach visit www.highlandbeachmd.org.

Photo: The Frederick Douglass Museum in Highland Beach, Maryland. Credit: Loren Barnett/CBF Staff


Episode #32
Beneath the Surface
June 7, 2016

CBF President Will Baker talks with underwater photographer Jay Fleming about hopeful signs that the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint is beginning to work.

Photo credit: Loren Barnett/CBF Staff


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