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  • Don't Backtrack on the Bay

    March 6, 2015

  • "CBF Supper Club" to Focus on Landscaping with Native Plants

    February 27, 2015

    The next in a monthly series of Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) "Supper Club" potluck dinners is slated for Thursday, March 12, 2015, and will feature a conversation about native plants and how they beautify yards and gardens, provide food and homes for wildlife, and improve the health of local streams and rivers.

  • Why Anglers Should Support Maryland's Phosphorus Management Tool

    February 27, 2015

    Map Phosphorus is at the center of a big fight right now between Governor Hogan and the Maryland General Assembly. The Governor, his administration, the farm community, the members of the House and Senate, and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation all acknowledge the solid scientific evidence that phosphorus runoff pollution from spreading manure on farm fields is a problem for the Chesapeake. Despite strong efforts by sewage treatment plant upgrades and many farmers, phosphorus pollution is not yet declining in Maryland's Eastern Shore rivers. In fact, it is actually increasing in the Choptank, causing more damage to this important waterway.

  • Joint Environmental Statement on Hogan Administration's Proposed Phosphorus Regulations

    February 27, 2015

    The Maryland Clean Agriculture Coalition and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation announced their opposition to the Hogan Administration's proposed Phosphorus Management Tool (PMT) regulations, after conducting a detailed analysis of the regulations, and released the following joint statement:

  • Governor's Proposed Regulation of Poultry Manure���Waiting for Details

    February 24, 2015

    As of Tuesday morning, Feb. 24, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation had insufficient information to make a judgment about Governor Hogan's proposed regulations of poultry manure application.

  • Bay Foundation Applauds Legislators for Boosting Bay Cleanup Funding in State Budget

    February 24, 2015

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation Virginia Executive Director Ann Jennings issued this statement following the release today of proposed revisions to the two-year state budget by General Assembly conferees.

  • Bay Foundation Issues Statement on Budget Proposals for Bay Cleanup

    February 8, 2015

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation Virginia Executive Director Ann Jennings issued the following statement today regarding state budget amendments for Chesapeake Bay restoration.

  • Get Down to Earth on Fighting Phosphorus Pollution--Just Use a Soil Test

    February 6, 2015

  • Environment Committee Members Co-Sponsor Manure Solution Bill

    February 4, 2015

    Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued this statement today following introduction of SB 257 by lead sponsor Senator Paul Pinsky which codifies in legislation a common-sense and science-based solution to a crisis on the Eastern Shore caused by too much chicken manure.

  • CBF: Sad Day for Maryland

    January 22, 2015

    Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued this statement following Governor Hogan's withdrawal Wednesday of the Phosphorus Management Tool and nitrogen oxides (NOx) reduction regulations:

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