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  • CBF Statement on ASMFC Menhaden Actions This Week

    November 15, 2017

    (LINTHICUM, MD)—The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Menhaden Management Board took the following actions on Monday and Tuesday.

  • CBF Statement on ASMFC Menhaden Fishery Decision

    November 13, 2017

    (LINTHICUM, MD)—The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Menhaden Management Board today voted to continue with the status quo for managing the menhaden fishery rather than immediately adopt limits that would take into account menhaden’s role in the food chain.

  • CBF Statement on Petition to Reconsider FERC Pipeline Decision

    November 13, 2017

    (RICHMOND, VA)—Today, the Southern Environmental Law Center, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, and 19 other organizations and individuals filed a petition with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission asking the agency to reconsider its approval of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, which occurred last month in a 2 to 1 vote.

  • CBF Statement on the Rollback of the Clean Power Plan

    October 10, 2017

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker issued this statement concerning the rollback of the Clean Power Plan.

  • CBF: Upwind Power Plant Owners Save $24 Million at the Expense of Maryland

    September 27, 2017

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Jon Mueller, Vice President of Litigation at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement after Maryland filed a lawsuit today against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to respond to the state’s petition for action against 19 upwind power plants.

  • CBF Statement on Lafayette River Oyster Restoration Federal Grant

    September 25, 2017

    (VIRGINIA BEACH, VA)—The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced a $199,665 Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund grant to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and a separate $200,000 grant to the Elizabeth River Project (ERP) for construction of oyster reefs in the Lafayette River in Norfolk.

  • CBF Applauds National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Grants to Improve PA Water Quality

    September 19, 2017

    (HARRISBURG, PA)-Harry Campbell, executive director for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation in Pennsylvania, issued this statement applauding National Fish and Wildlife Foundation grants totaling more than $5.7 million to local communities clean up and restore polluted rivers and streams.

  • CBF Issues Statement on Congressional Efforts to Derail the Blueprint

    September 8, 2017

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)--Kim Coble, Chesapeake Bay Foundation Vice President for Environmental Protection and Restoration, issued this statement following the passage of Congressman Goodlatte’s amendment to H.R. 3354, the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act 2018.

  • CBF Has Concerns in the Wake of the Proposed "Taxpayers' Budget"

    September 8, 2017

    (HARRISBURG, PA)--Harry Campbell, executive director for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation in Pennsylvania, issued this statement in response to a "Taxpayers' Budget" proposed by some Republican lawmakers in the state House of Representatives.

  • CBF Issues Statement on Bay Journal Funding Cuts

    August 23, 2017

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker issued this statement concerning EPA’s decision to eliminate funding for the Bay Journal.

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