November 9, 2018
We face numerous issues cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams. And these issues are interconnected.
November 8, 2018
Many are asking what Tuesday's election will mean for the Bay. Our staff are assessing the new political landscape and the opportunities and challenges that may lie ahead.
November 2, 2018
Tuesday's elections may determine the success or failure of the Chesapeake Bay cleanup.
October 26, 2018
Most living creatures, whether they walk, swim, or crawl, are harmed by poor air quality. And if the EPA rolls back two critical Clean Air Act initiatives, our climate, health, and water quality could suffer.
October 19, 2018
Autumn is officially here, as temperatures have plummeted this past week. And the Bay and its rivers and streams are reacting to the dramatic shift.
October 12, 2018
Before the Chesapeake was first explored by Captain John Smith in 1608, the Bay was known for its oysters. But the magnitude of the Bay's oyster population has dropped precipitously since the days when Smith wrote that oysters "lay thick as stones."
October 5, 2018
It was less than a generation ago that America was confronted with the consequences of the degradation of the environment.
September 28, 2018
Higher rates of asthma, increased chances of lung cancer, chronic bronchitis. These are just a few of the health impacts caused by the long-term breathing of fine particulate matter.
September 21, 2018
Most understand that how we treat the land has a direct correlation to the health of our waterways. But often overlooked is the major impact air pollution has on water quality.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation: EPA Decision on Interstate Air Pollution Fails to Protect Human Health and the Environment
September 17, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is dismayed, but not surprised by the Environmental Protection Agency's decision Friday to abdicate its responsibility under the Clean Air Act by denying petitions requesting coal-fired power plants in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky reduce air pollution that travels across state lines.