April 20, 2016
This year's Maryland General Assembly session was as expansive and varied as the Chesapeake watershed itself, covering the land, water, and air of this vast watershed we share.
April 2, 2016
December 24, 2015
Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement following word that the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has requested the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delay an oyster restoration project on the Tred Avon River.
December 18, 2015
Environmental groups and citizens filed an appeal today in the Circuit Court for Queen Anne's County to challenge a November decision by the Maryland Board of Public Works to permit the 1,079-unit Four Seasons development on Kent Island.
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: