June 21, 2017
(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation Senior Scientist Chris Moore issued the following statement regarding the passage of a resolution by the City of Virginia Beach opposing opening areas of the Atlantic Coast to offshore oil and gas drilling.
June 8, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Today, Chesapeake Bay states called with one voice for continued federal partnership in the Bay cleanup. The Governors who make up the Chesapeake Bay Executive Council took courageous, bipartisan action to lead the fight against the Trump Administration's proposal to eliminate the Chesapeake Bay Program in the next fiscal year.
June 7, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Erik Fisher, Maryland Land Use Planner for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement following votes by Commissioners Murphy, Robinson, and Stewart to adopt Watershed Conservation District zoning that will prevent excessive development and help protect clean water in Mattawoman Creek.
May 23, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Today, the Trump Administration released the details of its fiscal year 2018 budget for the Environmental Protection Agency, which proposes to zero out funding for the Chesapeake Bay Program, the Great Lakes, and other EPA Geographic Programs.
May 5, 2017
(RICHMOND, VA)—Today the City of Richmond marked the completion of a multi-year effort to significantly reduce nutrient pollution discharged into the James River by the city's wastewater treatment plant.
May 4, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker issued this statement after Congress approved funding in support of Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts for the remainder of the 2017 fiscal year.
April 28, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation Vice President Kim Coble issued the following statement regarding reports that the Trump Administration has proposed opening areas of the Atlantic coast to offshore oil and gas drilling.
April 27, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Program today released the results of the 2016 Bay grasses survey, which found a new record number of acres of habitat essential for many of the Bay's living creatures.
April 21, 2017
(RICHMOND, VA)—Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed legislation today that will require Alexandria to upgrade its outdated combined sewer system by 2025.
April 19, 2017
(RICHMOND, VA)—Chris Moore, Senior Scientist at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement today following the release of the annual Winter Crab Dredge Survey in Maryland and Virginia.