Water Quality

  • Teamwork Is Needed

    May 11, 2017

    Alan Girard, CBF's Eastern Shore Director, writes, "This week representatives of six local jurisdictions on Maryland’s Eastern Shore signed off on a proposal to work collaboratively to control polluted runoff – one of the few sources of Bay pollution that’s increasing."

  • Five Reasons Why the Chesapeake Bay Program Is Critical to Saving the Bay

    March 22, 2017

    Last week, the Trump Administration issued a preliminary budget that eliminates all funding for the Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP), a critical part of the state/federal partnership to restore the Bay and its rivers and streams.

  • Chesapeake Bay's Future Imperiled

    March 20, 2017

    I'm angry and I'm upset. President Donald Trump has proposed something terrible. I'm not willing to trade a healthy Chesapeake Bay for a wall on the Mexican border.

  • The Clean Power Plan: How It Could Affect Chesapeake Bay Restoration

    February 28, 2017

    In 2005, despite the significant body of scientific evidence showing a correlation between increased carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere and increasing global temperatures, EPA refused to develop regulations curbing the emission of greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide from power plants, cars, and trucks.

  • Presidential Executive Order on Reducing Regulations: How It Could Affect Chesapeake Bay Restoration

    February 28, 2017

    On January 30, 2017, President Trump issued an Executive Order stating that whenever any federal agency issues a new regulation or policy, it must also eliminate two existing regulations or policies.

  • Five Important Advocacy Actions You Can Do Right Now

    February 14, 2017

    The Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint is working. By all metrics, we are seeing progress. Citizens, businesses, and governments are rolling up their sleeves to reduce pollution. And it is working.

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