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:
September 8, 2015
Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued this statement following the release today by the Environmental Integrity Project of its report, "More Phosphorus, Less Monitoring:"
July 30, 2015
Beth McGee, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Senior Water Quality Scientist, issued this statement following the Bay Program's release of underwater grass acreage in 2014.
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.