August 1, 2014
With news accounts of "flesh-eating" bacteria infections suffered by bathers in Maryland and the District of Columbia in recent days, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is reissuing its 2009 report that documented the rise in such infections. The report demonstrated how some of our waters have become unhealthy not only for fish, but also for people who fish, swim, boat, and drink contaminated water.
June 16, 2014
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) today thanked Governor Corbett for recommitting the Commonwealth to the effort to restore Pennsylvania's rivers and streams, and the Chesapeake Bay.
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.
June 11, 2014
An analysis of selected milestones, conducted by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and the Choose Clean Water Coalition (CCWC), found that pollution is being reduced. However many jurisdictions fell short in implementing practices that reduce pollution from agricultural sources and urban and suburban polluted runoff.
May 5, 2014
In written testimony given to Senator Cardin's field hearing on the relicensing of the Conowingo Dam, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) called on Exelon to mitigate the damage done by pollution behind the dam and significantly improve fish passages.
April 29, 2014
Battle Lines Drawn in Appeal of Bay Restoration Efforts
April 28, 2014
When respected and beloved environmental journalist Scott Harper passed away last fall after a four-year battle with pancreatic cancer, his family decided the best way to honor him was to cast his cremated remains in a reef ball and place it in Chesapeake Bay waters to aid in the Bay's oyster restoration efforts.
April 22, 2014
Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker issued this statement following the filing of two amicus briefs supporting EPA's Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) and state implementation plans, together known at the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint.
April 21, 2014
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) announced today that PAPCO, a Virginia Beach-based marketer and distributor of refined fuels, lubricants, and other energy products and services, has pledged a $50,000 gift for CBF's Brock Environmental Center, now under construction at Pleasure House Point in Virginia Beach.
April 14, 2014
A partnership of 12 Eastern Shore and regional conservation groups today launched a campaign to educate candidates for local offices, as well as their constitutents, about necessary steps toward clean water on the Shore.