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  • CBF Issues Statement on Halt to Natural Gas Permits

    January 30, 2015

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation Pennsylvania Executive Director Harry Campbell issued this statement following Gov. Tom Wolf's moratorium on natural gas drilling in state forests and state parks:

  • CBF Issues Statement on Offshore Drilling Draft Strategy

    January 27, 2015

    Kim Coble, Vice President of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued this statement in response to the Obama Administration's announced draft strategy to open up the Atlantic Coast to oil drilling:

  • CBF: Sad Day for Maryland

    January 22, 2015

    Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued this statement following Governor Hogan's withdrawal Wednesday of the Phosphorus Management Tool and nitrogen oxides (NOx) reduction regulations:

  • CBF Issues Statement on New Menhaden Stock Assessment

    January 16, 2015

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation Senior Fisheries Scientist Bill Goldsborough issued this statement following the release of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) menhaden stock assessment yesterday.

  • CBF Issues Statement on Farm Conservation Funding

    January 14, 2015

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker issued this statement following the announcement by the U.S. Department of Agriculture that the region will receive $19 million in additional funding as one of eight Critical Conservation Areas to be included in the new Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) under the federal Farm Bill.

  • CBF Issues Statement on Quigley, Dunn, Redding Nominations

    January 13, 2015

    "These three individuals have a wealth of experience that will serve Pennsylvania's citizens and its natural resources well."

  • CBF Thanks Chairwoman Mikulski, Bipartisan Bay Delegation for Clean Water Funding in Appropriations Bill

    December 17, 2014

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) President William C. Baker issued this statement regarding Chairwoman Mikulski and the Bay delegation's support of clean water funding in the federal appropriations bill:

  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation Issues Statement on Virginia Water Quality Report

    December 16, 2014

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) Virginia Senior Scientist Chris Moore issued the statement below following today's release of Virginia's draft water quality report by the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ):

  • Bay Foundation Congratulates Gov. McAuliffe on Becoming Chair of Bay Executive Council

    December 11, 2014

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) Virginia Executive Director Ann Jennings issued this statement today after Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe was named chair of the Chesapeake Bay Executive Council, the top policy-making body for Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts.

  • CBF Issues Statement Following Release of the Federal Appropriations Bill

    December 10, 2014

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) Vice President Kim Coble issued this statement concerning the release of the federal appropriations bill: "This is a critical moment in time for Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts and CBF commends the continued Congressional support to reduce pollution and restore water quality to local rivers, streams, and the Chesapeake Bay. The federal government plays a crucial role in clean-up efforts, and this budget bill honors its commitment to the goal of clean water.

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