Issues Facing Virginia

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    Atlantic Coast Natural Gas Pipeline

    The proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline would span more than 600 miles through Virginia, West...Read More

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    Atlantic Menhaden

    They've been called "the most important fish in the sea."Read More

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    Agriculture

    What role do farms and agricultural production play in the health of our waters?Read More

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    Photo Credit: Carrie B. Grisham

    Blue Crabs

    The blue crab is one of the more resilient of Chesapeake species, but its fate depends on many...Read More

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    Photo Credit: © 2010 Octavio Abruto/iLCP

    Climate Change

    How warmer waters and temps experienced across the globe are impacting us on a local level?Read More

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    Land Use

    When the watershed's land suffers from pollution and poor management, so too does the water.Read More

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    Photo Credit: © 2010 Krista Schlyer/iLCP

    Polluted Runoff

    Polluted runoff is one of the most harmful sources of pollution to the Bay and its waters.Read More

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    Sea Level Rise

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Brock Environmental Center is one of the most energy efficient,...Read More

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    Sewage & Septic Systems

    Upgrading wastewater treatment is critical to cleaning up the Bay and its rivers and streams.Read More

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