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  • 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.

  • Junior Girl Scouts Defend Bay Cleanup!

    July 17, 2014

    Girl Scout Junior Troop 10324 from the Sparrows Point and Dundalk areas of Baltimore County was outraged that the attorney generals from states as far away as Alaska, Kansas, and Texas joined the American Farm Bureau Federation and the Fertilizer Institute to block the cleanup of the Chesapeake. So the girls decided to write each of the officials a letter of objection.

  • CBF Issues Statement Following the Signing of the New Bay Agreement

    June 16, 2014

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) Maryland Executive Director Alison Prost released this statement following the signing of the new Chesapeake Bay Agreement by the Bay state governors, the mayor of Washington, D.C., the EPA administrator, and the chairman of the Chesapeake Bay Commission.

  • Many Eastern Shore counties report little effort to clean local creeks

    June 12, 2014

    The Eastern Shore Office of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and the Choose Clean Water Coalition (CCWC) today released a two-page report that summarizes progress of counties on the Eastern Shore in cleaning the water in their local creeks and rivers over the past two years. The findings were not encouraging.

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