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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.

  • CBF Issues Statement on Support from Maryland and Virginia for EPA Clean Power Plan

    November 4, 2015

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) Vice President Kim Coble issued this statement today following the announcement that Maryland and Virginia are supporting the Environmental Protection Agency in litigation over the Clean Power Plan.

  • This Week in the Watershed

    October 23, 2015

    It's not every day that efforts on the local or regional level are recognized on an international stage. But that's just what happened on Tuesday, when the state of Maryland was awarded a silver 2015 Future Policy Award by the World Future Council.

  • This Week in the Watershed

    July 17, 2015

    It might be a bit clich�, but the truth still stands that you can't solve a problem until you recognize its existence.

  • Water Tests Show High Levels of Harmful Bacteria in Some Fresh Water Streams and Lakes in Frederick, Howard, and Harford Counties

    July 16, 2015

    Some fresh water streams used for swimming, fishing, and other recreation in Maryland have high levels of potentially harmful bacteria, especially after rainstorms, according to water samples taken to date through the summer.

  • Council Opts for Reason on Stormwater

    April 17, 2015

    Is it possible? Has the long stormy winter of "rain tax" propaganda finally passed? Is the spring of reasonable thinking here?Is it possible? Has the long stormy winter of "rain tax" propaganda finally passed? Is the spring of reasonable thinking here?

  • Joint Environmental Statement on Hogan Administration's Proposed Phosphorus Regulations

    February 27, 2015

    The Maryland Clean Agriculture Coalition and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation announced their opposition to the Hogan Administration's proposed Phosphorus Management Tool (PMT) regulations, after conducting a detailed analysis of the regulations, and released the following joint statement:

  • Governor's Proposed Regulation of Poultry Manure���Waiting for Details

    February 24, 2015

    As of Tuesday morning, Feb. 24, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation had insufficient information to make a judgment about Governor Hogan's proposed regulations of poultry manure application.

  • What You Need to Know About Polluted Runoff Fees

    January 28, 2015

    During the last election cycle, politicians mostly said "we're definitely supportive of restoring the Chesapeake Bay, but [fill in the blank for some aspect that a particular constituent has managed to get the prospective public official riled about]."

  • A Manure Solution for the Chesapeake Bay

    January 12, 2015

    Agriculture is the largest source of pollution to the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams. As part of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint, the regional plan to restore the bay, states in the bay's watershed pledged to reduce agricultural pollution substantially.

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