2019 Press Releases

Federal & Watershed-wide | Maryland | Pennsylvania | Virginia

 

Federal and Watershed-wide Releases

  • 2018 Bay Health Score Drops as Massive Rains Increase Pollution

    January 7, 2019

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s biennial State of the Bay report score decreased one point this year to 33, equivalent to a D+. The drop was largely due to increased pollution and poor water clarity caused by record regional rainfall.

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Pennsylvania Releases

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Virginia Releases

  • CBF Statement on Bill to Ban Offshore Drilling

    January 23, 2019

    (RICHMOND, VA)—A proposed ban on offshore drilling in Virginia’s waters is scheduled to be considered this Thursday by the Virginia Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation, and Natural Resources.

  • Broad Coalition Supports Trees for Clean Water Bill

    January 18, 2019

    (RICHMOND, VA)—A broad coalition of Virginians urges support of legislation introduced by Virginia Delegate Mark Keam to expand the ability of localities to require tree planting or replacement during the development process to achieve specific water quality goals.

  • CBF Statement on Air Board Approval of Buckingham Compressor Station Permit

    January 8, 2019

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

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