August 9, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement today following a vote by the Baltimore Board of Estimates to approve a modified consent decree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Maryland Department of the Environment to reduce sanitary sewer overflows in the city.
August 8, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement today following the announcement by Governor Larry Hogan of a demonstration project to dredge 25,000 cubic yards of fill behind the Conowingo Dam.
August 4, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Environmental Protection Agency this week announced that it has approved a $303 million plan for 36 clean water projects in Maryland.
July 26, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) President William C. Baker and Beth McGee, CBF’s Director of Science and Agricultural Policy, issued these statements concerning the results of the early July dead zone cruise in Maryland.
July 20, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Jon Mueller, Vice President of Litigation at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement following Maryland’s notification today that it plans to file a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to respond to the state’s petition for action against 19 upwind power plants.
July 19, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)--Following the House Appropriations Committee meeting, Chesapeake Bay Foundation Vice President Kim Coble issued the following statement
CBF Issues Statement on S. 1514, the Hunting Heritage and Environmental Legacy Preservation (HELP) for Wildlife Act
July 12, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)--On June 30, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), joined with Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), John Boozman (R-AR), and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) to introduce S. 1514, the Hunting Heritage and Environmental Legacy Preservation (HELP) for Wildlife Act.
June 29, 2017
(HARRISBURG, PA)--As a new state budget continues to take shape, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Pennsylvania Executive Director Harry Campbell issued the following statement urging continued investments in agricultural efforts that benefit clean water.
June 27, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)--Chesapeake Bay Foundation Vice President Kim Coble issued this statement following EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announcement that they are proposing a rule to rescind the Clean Water Rule and revert to a previous definition of "waters of the United States."
June 21, 2017
(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation Senior Scientist Chris Moore issued the following statement regarding the passage of a resolution by the City of Virginia Beach opposing opening areas of the Atlantic Coast to offshore oil and gas drilling.