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  • This Week in the Watershed: Hellbent on Clean Water

    September 7, 2018

    The Keystone State is renowned for its abundance of beautiful rivers, streams, and creeks. But roughly 19,000 miles of Keystone State rivers and streams are polluted. And one of its native critters is suffering.

  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation Seeking Top-Notch Virginia Advocates

    August 30, 2018

    (VIRGINIA BEACH, VA)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is seeking top-notch Virginia advocates to attend a free workshop Sept. 28 and 29 for current and future Clean Water Captains—volunteers who work for healthy waterways in their communities.

  • Trump Plan Endangers Chesapeake Bay Blue Crabs

    August 28, 2018

    It's difficult growing up a crab. Cold winters, predators, dead zones, vanishing habitat — these are just some of the threats a young crustacean faces. And now, a plan by the Trump administration to open the Atlantic seaboard to oil and gas exploration and drilling could upset the already precarious life cycle of the Chesapeake Bay blue crab.

  • CBF Statement on Pipeline Decision by Water Control Board

    August 22, 2018

    (RICHMOND, VA)—The Virginia State Water Control Board yesterday voted to continue with status quo water quality protections for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Mountain Valley Pipeline. Chesapeake Bay Foundation Senior Attorney and Virginia Assistant Director Peggy Sanner released the following statement.

  • Stop Pipelines' Devastation of Virginia Waterways

    August 21, 2018

    Recent months have deluged Virginians with storms and heavy rainfall, causing flooded roads, washed-out embankments, and mudslides. In the case of Mountain Valley Pipeline construction, these summer storms triggered extensive damage to Virginia's rivers and streams.

  • CBF Statement on FERC Pipeline Approval Challenge

    August 16, 2018

    (RICHMOND, VA)—Today the Chesapeake Bay Foundation joined a challenge to Atlantic Coast Pipeline approval by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, filed by the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of CBF and other conservation groups.

  • CBF Statement on Halt of Atlantic Coast Pipeline Work

    August 13, 2018

    (RICHMOND, VA)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation Virginia Assistant Director and Senior Attorney Peggy Sanner issued the following statement following the decision by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission late last week to halt work on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline after the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals vacated key pipeline permits.

  • This Week in the Watershed: A Torrent of Trash

    August 3, 2018

    The health of our local waterways and the Bay is often hidden below the surface. But other times, water quality is in plain sight.

  • The Importance of Water

    July 30, 2018

  • Pennsylvania 'Far Behind' in Meeting Goals to Stop Chesapeake Bay Pollution

    July 27, 2018

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