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  • CBF Issues Statement on Decision to Rezone Fones Cliffs

    November 12, 2015

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation Virginia Assistant Director Peggy Sanner issued this statement following the Richmond County Board of Supervisors' November 12 decision to approve Diatomite Corporation's request to rezone Fones Cliffs

  • CBF Issues Statement on Farm Bureau Request for Supreme Court Review of Bay Restoration Challenge

    November 6, 2015

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) President William C. Baker issued this statement after the American Farm Bureau Federation, other agriculture lobbying organizations, and the National Association of Homebuilders requested the Supreme Court to review their challenge to Chesapeake Bay clean-up efforts.

  • CBF Issues Statement on Support from Maryland and Virginia for EPA Clean Power Plan

    November 4, 2015

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) Vice President Kim Coble issued this statement today following the announcement that Maryland and Virginia are supporting the Environmental Protection Agency in litigation over the Clean Power Plan.

  • Children Hold the Fate of the Planet in Their Environmental Literacy

    October 21, 2015

    Tom Ackerman, Vice President for Education at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued this statement following the announcement yesterday by the World Future Council that Maryland has been awarded a silver 2015 Future Policy Award for becoming the first state, "to require students to be environmentally literate as a high school graduation requirement.

  • CBF: Vote on Fones Cliffs Rezoning Postponed

    October 8, 2015

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation Virginia Assistant Director Peggy Sanner issued this statement following the Richmond County Board of Supervisors' Oct. 8 decision to postpone a vote on Diatomite Corporation's request to rezone Fones Cliffs:

  • CBF: Grant Is Investment in Clean Streams in MD Farm Areas

    October 6, 2015

    Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued this statement today following an announcement by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation of a $200,000 grant to CBF through the Upper Potomac Agricultural Stewardship Program (MD and WV) to work with farmers to adopt agricultural best management practices to improve water quality, increase productivity of farming operations, and enhance wildlife habitat:

  • CBF Says NFWF Grant to Juniata River Basis Partnership Can Help Reduce Water Pollution in PA

    October 6, 2015

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) Pennsylvania Assistant Executive Director Lee Ann Murray, issued this statement following the announcement of a $265,000 grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, that will be used to enhance pollution reduction efforts in the Juniata River Basin.

  • CBF Issues Statement on Pope Francis' Visit

    September 22, 2015

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker issued this statement regarding the visit of Pope Francis to the United States this week.

  • Farm Bureau Prepares to Ask Supreme Court to Throw out the Chesapeake Bay Clean Water Blueprint

    September 21, 2015

    The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and its allies, including the National Association of Homebuilders, made it clear that they intend to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn two lower court decisions upholding the Chesapeake Bay Clean Water Blueprint.

  • CBF: Time to Celebrate a Major Milestone for Oyster Restoration in the Chesapeake

    September 15, 2015

    Alan Girard, Maryland Eastern Shore Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued this statement following the announcement today by the Chesapeake Bay Office of N.O.A.A. about the completion of the construction phase of the Harris Creek oyster restoration project:

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