December 14, 2017
(RICHMOND, VA)—Governor-elect Ralph Northam today nominated Matt Strickler to become the next Virginia Secretary of Natural Resources. CBF Virginia Assistant Director Peggy Sanner released the following statement.
December 12, 2017
(RICHMOND, VA)—Citing the need for additional information, Virginia's State Water Control Board today voted to delay draft water quality certification for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
December 11, 2017
(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA)—-Harry Lester, Chairman of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation Board of Trustees, issued the following statement on the passing of his close personal friend Macon Brock this weekend.
November 20, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker today applauded the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies for fully funding the Chesapeake Bay Program.
November 15, 2017
(LINTHICUM, MD)—The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Menhaden Management Board took the following actions on Monday and Tuesday.
November 13, 2017
(RICHMOND, VA)—Today, the Southern Environmental Law Center, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, and 19 other organizations and individuals filed a petition with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission asking the agency to reconsider its approval of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, which occurred last month in a 2 to 1 vote.
October 10, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker issued this statement concerning the rollback of the Clean Power Plan.
September 27, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Jon Mueller, Vice President of Litigation at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement after Maryland filed a lawsuit today against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to respond to the state’s petition for action against 19 upwind power plants.
September 25, 2017
(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA)—The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced a $199,665 Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund grant to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and a separate $200,000 grant to the Elizabeth River Project (ERP) for construction of oyster reefs in the Lafayette River in Norfolk.
September 19, 2017
(HARRISBURG, PA)-Harry Campbell, executive director for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation in Pennsylvania, issued this statement applauding National Fish and Wildlife Foundation grants totaling more than $5.7 million to local communities clean up and restore polluted rivers and streams.