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  • CBF Issues Statement on Federal Funding Legislation

    March 22, 2018

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker issued the following statement concerning the Congressional spending bill released last night.

  • CBF Applauds Senate's Passing a Bill That Sets Fertilizer Application Rates and Restrictions

    March 21, 2018

    (HARRISBURG, PA)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation issued the following statement from Pennsylvania Executive Director Harry Campbell applauding the state Senate’s passage of Senate Bill 792, which sets lawn fertilizer application rates and requires certain registrations, licenses, and inspection fees.

  • CBF Statement on Future of Menhaden Management in Virginia

    March 7, 2018

    (RICHMOND, VA)–Legislation aiming to protect menhaden and keep Virginia in compliance with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's (ASMFC) menhaden management plan has failed to advance in Virginia's General Assembly.

  • Anne Arundel County Now Needs to Prevent Future Turtle Runs

    March 2, 2018

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement following a decision by the Anne Arundel County Board of Appeals to dismiss a case involving a controversial development called Turtle Run at Deep Cove.

  • CBF Statement on New VMRC Commissioner Steve Bowman

    February 23, 2018

    (RICHMOND, VA)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) Virginia Director Rebecca Tomazin issued the following statement on the appointment of Steve Bowman as commissioner of the Virginia Marine Resources Commission.

  • CBF Statement on Clean Water Programs in Proposed Virginia Budgets

    February 19, 2018

    (RICHMOND, VA)—In separate proposed budgets released Sunday, the Virginia Senate Finance Committee and House Appropriations Committee released funding proposals for the Commonwealth’s clean water programs for the next two fiscal years.

  • CBF: Thank You Governor Hogan for Publicly Opposing Bad Bay Legislation in Congress

    February 16, 2018

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement today in response to a Feb. 13 letter from Governor Hogan to U.S. Senate leadership in which the Governor expressed his “strong opposition” to federal legislation weakening the Chesapeake Bay clean-up effort.

  • Casey, Congressmen Call for CREP Funding

    February 16, 2018

    (HARRISBURG, PA)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Pennsylvania Executive Director Harry Campbell issued the following statement commending bipartisan support by federal legislators from the Keystone State calling for federal funding to help farmers reduce water pollution in the Commonwealth.

  • CBF Issues Statement on 90 Percent Budget Cut for The Bay Program

    February 12, 2018

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker issued this statement following the release of the Fiscal Year 2019 Trump Administration budget, which reduced funding for EPA's Chesapeake Bay Program by 90 percent.

  • CBF Statement on the Risk of Menhaden Regulations Being Out Of Compliance

    February 12, 2018

    (RICHMOND, VA)—Omega Protein opposition has placed Virginia at risk of falling out of compliance with the coastwide fishery management plan adopted by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission this past November.

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