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  • 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.

  • Phosphorus Management Tool: The Right Thing To Do--Right Now

    January 5, 2015

    It isn't ideology. It isn't hyperbole. It isn't an attack on the family farmer or rural Maryland. It is, simply, common sense.

  • Maryland Leaders Protect Funds for Bay Cleanup

    December 23, 2014

    Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin, along with Rep. Steny Hoyer, deserve our thanks for securing funding in the recent omnibus appropriations bill to keep Maryland on track to cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams ("For better or worse, spending bill passes," Dec. 15).

  • Study Reveals Conowingo Dam Only One of Many Pollution Sources

    November 13, 2014

    Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued this statement following the release today of the Lower Susquehanna River Watershed Assessment (LSRWA):

  • Less Pollution from Manure Only Way to Clean Up Eastern Shore Creeks

    November 7, 2014

    Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued a statement today following the release of an economic impact study by the BEACON consulting service of the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business at Salisbury University on the phosphorus management tool.

  • CBF Issues Statement Following ASMFC Decision to Reduce Harvest of Striped Bass

    October 30, 2014

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) Vice President Kim Coble issued this statement following the decision of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) to reduce harvest of striped bass.

  • Maxwell Wins CBF Educator of the Year

    October 28, 2014

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) today named Dr. Kevin Maxwell, Chief Executive Officer of Prince George's County Public Schools, as CBF 2014 Educator of the Year.

  • Unhealthy Waters

    September 2, 2014

    Thankfully, The Capital reported sewer spills in Cox Creek and Furnace Creek after last week's deluge. That coverage allowed swimmers and boaters to avoid the water.

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