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  • CBF: The Fight Isn't over against Four Seasons Development Project

    November 18, 2015

    Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued a statement following the 2-1 vote today by the Maryland Board of Public Works to approve a wetlands license for the 1,000-home Four Seasons development project along the water's edge on Kent Island.

  • Mayor Breaks Ground on Vacant Lot Restoration Program

    August 7, 2015

    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin helped break ground today on a project that will turn an unsightly vacant lot on Riggs Avenue in the Bridgeview/Greenlawn community of West Baltimore into a pocket park for the neighborhood.

  • Bay Foundation, Onancock Begin Work on Runoff Project

    April 8, 2014

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and the Town of Onancock have begun construction on a project designed to collect and treat runoff water flowing off the town hall parking lot.

  • No doubt left; Local residents oppose Four Seasons development

    October 29, 2013

    A majority of voters in Kent Island and Queen Anne's County are opposed to the 1079-unit Four Seasons development project proposed for Kent Island. On the island, opponents outnumber supporters by more than 2-1, according to a public opinion poll by Public Opinion Strategies commissioned by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and Queen Anne's Conservation Association (QACA). Half again as many people county-wide oppose the project.

  • CBF, Citizens for Stumpy Lake Appeal Chesapeake Wetlands Decision

    October 22, 2012

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and Citizens for Stumpy Lake (CSL) have appealed a Richmond Circuit Court judge's final ruling in a wetland permitting dispute dating from 2003. That's when CBF and CSL challenged a State Water Control Board decision granting Tri-City Properties, a Virginia Beach development company, a state permit to destroy a huge tract of protected nontidal wetlands in Chesapeake, Va.�181 acres as the United States Army Corps of Engineers concluded. Tri-City sought the permit to develop a massive residential and commercial development immediately adjacent to the Stumpy Lake Nature Preserve in Virginia Beach.

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