CBF Supports Severance Tax on Natural Gas Extraction if Clean Water Efforts in Pennsylvania Get Share of the Revenues
July 29, 2015
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) today issued the following statement from Pennsylvania Assistant Executive Director Lee Ann Murray, explaining its conditional support of a severance tax on natural gas extraction in the Commonwealth.
CBF Issues Statement on Court Decision Not to Require Fencing Cattle out of Streams for Largest Animal Operations
July 14, 2015
Chesapeake Bay Foundation's (CBF) Virginia Assistant Director and Senior Attorney Peggy Sanner issued this statement following Circuit Court Judge C.N. Jenkins' decision rejecting CBF's arguments that Commonwealth regulations should require the largest animal operations to fence cattle out of streams.
June 18, 2015
Will Baker, President of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued this statement today following the release of "Be Praised," the encyclical of Pope Francis:
May 27, 2015
Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker issued this statement following the release today of the Clean Waters Rule.
May 21, 2015
Kim Coble, Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) Vice President for Environmental Protection and Restoration, issued the following statement regarding a recent letter sent by U.S. Senators Ben Cardin of Maryland and Robert Casey of Pennsylvania to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack.
May 9, 2015
Harry Campbell, Pennsylvania Executive Director for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) issued this statement following the Environmental Protection Agency�s (EPA) approval of the state Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) 2012 Impaired Waters List. CBF and partners petitioned DEP to list the Lower Susquehanna River as impaired, due to on-going, disease and die-offs of the smallmouth bass population in this 100-mile stretch of the river.
May 4, 2015
Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) Virginia Senior Scientist Chris Moore issued the following statement regarding possible changes to coast-wide menhaden harvest quotas by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's (ASMFC) Menhaden Management Board.
April 23, 2015
Tom Ackerman, Vice President of Education for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued this statement following the announcement yesterday that the Howard County Public School System won a U.S. Department of Education District Sustainability Award.
April 10, 2015
Harry Campbell, Pennsylvania Executive Director for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) issued this statement following the public release of Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale's "Special Report on the Importance of Meeting Pennsylvania's Chesapeake Bay Nutrient Reduction Targets."
April 1, 2015
Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) President Will Baker issued this statement following the announcement by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe that CBF is the recipient of a 2015 Virginia Governor's Environmental Excellence Gold Award.