Maryland Eastern Shore Counties and Municipalities Unite to Propose Collaborative Actions to Clean Local Waters
December 10, 2015
Representatives from all nine Eastern Shore counties in Maryland, as well as from Berlin, Cambridge, Chestertown, Easton, Oxford, and Salisbury, have agreed to an action plan to expedite restoration of Shore creeks and rivers and the Chesapeake Bay.
November 23, 2015
An innovative program that helps livestock farmers increase per-animal profits while also reducing agricultural pollution will expand in three states, thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and its partners.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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):
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.
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.