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CBF Statement on Buckingham Compressor Station Permit

(RICHMOND, VA)—Today the Virginia State Air Pollution Control Board postponed until December a vote on a permit for the Buckingham natural gas compressor station linked to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

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The Lynnhaven River in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia.

Photo: Jim Bolcar

CBF Statement on Passing of Flood-Protection Amendment

(RICHMOND, VA)—Yesterday Virginia voters approved a constitutional amendment that would allow local governments to offer partial tax relief to homeowners and businesses who invest to protect their property from recurrent flooding.

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DC on the Half Shell 2019

Photo: Daniel Swartz

DC on the Half Shell

5:30-9:00 p.m.
  • Dock 5 at Union Market
  • 1309 5th Street, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002 |

Join CBF February 25, 2019 as we celebrate the Chesapeake Bay and its beloved oyster.

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Bands in the Sand

5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
  • Philip Merrill Environmental Center
  • 6 Herndon Avenue, Annapolis, Maryland 21403 |

Join us for a fun-filled evening on the water's edge with great friends, amazing live music, cool drinks, and mouth-watering food at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's annual Bands in the Sand event.

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Brock Learning Series

6-8:00 p.m.
  • Brock Environmental Center
  • Virginia Beach, Virginia

Chesapeake Requiem Book Discussion & Panel

7:00-9:00 p.m.
  • Philip Merrill Environmental Center
  • Annapolis, Maryland

Downtown Sailing Center Oyster Garden Care

10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
  • Baltimore, Maryland

Hopewell Tree Planting

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Woodlawn Park
  • Hopewell, Virginia

VoiCeS Northern Virginia

6:00-9:00 p.m. Registration Deadline: November 23
  • Alexandria, Virginia

Chesapeake Book Club

6:30-8:00 p.m.
  • Talbot County Free Library, Easton Branch
  • Easton, Maryland

DC on the Half Shell

5:30-9:00 p.m.
  • Dock 5 at Union Market
  • Washington, District of Columbia

Bands in the Sand

5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
  • Philip Merrill Environmental Center
  • Annapolis, Maryland
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The Chesapeake Bay's 64,000-square-mile watershed covers parts of six states and is home to more than 18 million people.

CBF has programs in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

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Cars cross floodwaters on a roadway during high tide near Norfolk's Lafayette River.

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Photo of the Week: Chester River Tall Ships

Imagine how pristine the Chesapeake Bay and it's rivers were when these historic tall ships sailed it's waters in the 1600s!

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