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CBF Issues Statement on Congressional Efforts to Derail the Blueprint

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker issued this statement following the passage of Congressman Goodlatte’s amendment to H.R. 6147, the Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019.

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New EPA Coal Ash Rule Reduces Environmental Protections

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Environmental Protection Agency has issued final rules governing the handling and monitoring of hazardous coal ash.

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Save the Bay Family Day

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Join CBF in Hampton Roads to celebrate 51 years of saving the Chesapeake Bay!

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Rod & Reef Slam

6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Maryland Eastern Shore

Join CBF for a fishing tournament that celebrates oyster reef restoration and the habitat it provides for Chesapeake Bay fish species.

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Shell Shaking

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Oyster Restoration Center
  • Shady Side, Maryland

Shell Shaking

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Oyster Restoration Center
  • Shady Side, Maryland

Shell Shaking

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Oyster Restoration Center
  • Shady Side, Maryland

Shell Shaking

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Oyster Restoration Center
  • Shady Side, Maryland

Shell Shaking

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Oyster Restoration Center
  • Shady Side, Maryland

Save the Bay Family Day

12:30-4:00 p.m.

Rod & Reef Slam

6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Maryland Eastern Shore
  • Sherwood, Maryland
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