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  • If Everyone Ate Less Meat We Could Save the Bay in a Jiff

    August 29, 2016

    If everyone in the Chesapeake Bay drainage area consumed only the recommended amount of protein, the associated reductions in nitrogen pollution would be equivalent to what is needed to save the Chesapeake Bay.

  • Pilot Project Links Rainstorms to High Bacteria Levels in Richmond-Area Waterways

    August 29, 2016

    Rainstorms can lead to higher bacteria levels in some of the Richmond-area waterways sampled in a new Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) pilot project.

  • Water Tests Find High Levels of Fecal Material in Area Streams and Rivers, including Swimming Holes

    August 24, 2016

    Excrement in local streams and rivers is not limited to big cities such as Baltimore, but is a problem in some suburban and rural areas outside the city, according to water monitoring this summer by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF).

  • Stream Study Finds Bacteria in Polluted Runoff

    August 24, 2016

    Testing for polluted runoff at swimming, fishing, and boating locations in southcentral Pennsylvania found levels of bacteria in the water that in some cases were more than 10 times over health standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), especially after heavy rains.

  • "Veterans on the Susquehanna" Event to Honor America's Heroes and Local Waterways

    August 16, 2016

    Veterans, their families, and the public can enjoy a day of paddling and fishing, food, and live music at the second annual "Veterans on the Susquehanna" outing in Wrightsville, York County, on Saturday, Aug. 27.

  • Maryland Oysters Are Threatened Again

    July 28, 2016

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is calling for the Hogan Administration to follow good science, and to allow oyster restoration to continue as planned in the state.

  • Clean Water Counts in Lebanon County

    July 22, 2016

    Lebanon County has joined the growing list of Pennsylvania counties that have adopted a Clean Water Counts resolution, calling on state officials to make clean water a top priority for the Commonwealth by proclaiming.

  • Clean Water Counts in Chester County

    July 22, 2016

    Chester County has joined the growing list of Pennsylvania counties that have adopted a Clean Water Counts resolution, calling on state officials to make clean water a top priority for the Commonwealth by proclaiming.

  • Clean Water Counts in Lancaster County

    July 20, 2016

    Lancaster County has joined the growing list of Pennsylvania counties that have adopted a Clean Water Counts resolution, calling on state officials to make clean water a top priority for the Commonwealth by proclaiming July as "Clean Water Counts Month."

  • Clean Water Counts in Warren County

    July 14, 2016

    Warren County has joined the growing list of Pennsylvania counties that have adopted a Clean Water Counts resolution, calling on state officials to make clean water a top priority for the Commonwealth.

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