July 19, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker issued this statement following the passage of Congressman Goodlatte’s amendment to H.R. 6147, the Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019.
July 18, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Environmental Protection Agency has issued final rules governing the handling and monitoring of hazardous coal ash.
July 17, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Beth McGee, Chesapeake Bay Foundation Director of Science and Agricultural Policy, issued this statement following the release of Chesapeake Bay Program data on modeled reductions in pollution.
July 13, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation President Will Baker issued this statement today after Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) again offered an amendment to weaken the Chesapeake Bay clean-up effort.
June 27, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation interim Environmental Protection and Restoration Vice President Alison Prost issued this statement following the release of the Chesapeake Bay Stock Assessment Committee's (CBSAC) annual blue crab report.
June 20, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Today, officials from the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a letter outlining their expectations as the Bay jurisdictions prepare Phase III Watershed Implementation Plans.
June 18, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director, issued this statement following a media report that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on May 17 granted a request by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to dredge up to five million bushels of oyster shells from the Man-O-War Shoals near the mouth of the Patapsco River over five years, and perhaps as many as 30 million bushels longer term.
June 2, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Jon Mueller, Chesapeake Bay Foundation Vice President for Litigation, issued this statement following EPA's announcement that it plans to deny a petition to force 19 out-of-state power plants to reduce pollution harming Marylanders and the Chesapeake Bay.
June 1, 2018
(HARRISBURG, PA)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation issued the following statement from Pennsylvania Executive Director Harry Campbell, after Senator Robert P. Casey Jr., (D-Pa.) introduced a bill to provide greater federal assistance to farmers so they can plant more forested riparian buffers in Pennsylvania.
May 31, 2018
Yesterday, Virginia's General Assembly approved a budget for the Commonwealth for the next two fiscal years, which will become law once signed by Gov. Ralph Northam.