February 28, 2018
(RICHMOND, VA)–HB 1610, which would keep Virginia in compliance with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's (ASMFC) menhaden management plan, passed the House Agriculture Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee today. Chesapeake Bay Foundation Senior Regional Ecosystem Scientist Chris Moore released the following statement.
February 22, 2018
(NORFOLK, VA)–Governor Ralph Northam will join other distinguished panelists in discussing concerns about proposed oil and gas drilling off Virginia’s coast at a March 5, Blue Planet Forum titled Offshore Drilling: Perspectives to Consider.
February 16, 2018
(RICHMOND, VA)—A coalition of conservation and recreational fishing organizations today urged support for new legislation that would ensure Virginia avoids the consequences of falling out of compliance with the latest menhaden fishery management plan.
February 5, 2018
(VIRGINIA BEACH,VA)With new opportunities in Hampton Roads for students to learn outdoors with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), teachers and administrators can explore hands-on environmental education possibilities at a free brunch on Saturday, Feb. 17, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at CBF’s Brock Environmental Center.
February 1, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Legislation was introduced today to help slow the destruction of Maryland's forests by updating the state's 27-year-old Forest Conservation Act.
January 31, 2018
(HARRISBURG, PA)—Agriculture teachers will become students when meeting with Chesapeake Bay Foundation educators to learn about the value of providing hands-on environmental education that connects students with real-world issues.
January 26, 2018
(ONLEY, VA)–The Chesapeake Bay Foundation will call for strong Clean Water Act permits for three Virginia poultry houses that discharge pollution into local waterways at a public hearing in Onley on Jan. 30.
January 22, 2018
(RICHMOND, VA)–The Chesapeake Bay Foundation Friday filed an appeal of the Virginia State Water Control Board’s water quality certification for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
January 8, 2018
(HARRISBURG, PA)–The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) has named Trisha Salvia as its Staff Attorney in Pennsylvania.
December 26, 2017
(ROANOKE, VA)—U.S. District Court Judge Glen E. Conrad has ruled that the stormwater utility fee charged by the City of Roanoke is not a tax, and, therefore, Norfolk Southern Railway Co. is not exempt from the charge.