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  • 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.

  • 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:

  • CBF Issues Statement on Farm Conservation Funding

    January 14, 2015

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker issued this statement following the announcement by the U.S. Department of Agriculture that the region will receive $19 million in additional funding as one of eight Critical Conservation Areas to be included in the new Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) under the federal Farm Bill.

  • Ten Years of Study is Enough Time to Wait; Clean the Creeks of Eastern Shore

    November 17, 2014

    Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued this statement following the O'Malley Administration's submission of proposed Phosphorus Management Tool regulations to the Maryland Joint Administrative, Executive & Legislative Review committee (AELR)

  • Less Pollution from Manure Only Way to Clean Up Eastern Shore Creeks

    November 7, 2014

    Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued a statement today following the release of an economic impact study by the BEACON consulting service of the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business at Salisbury University on the phosphorus management tool.

  • Funding Available for Farm and Creekside Property Improvements

    October 22, 2014

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is pleased to announce that funding is now available to farmers and creekside landowners interested in improving property value, farm profitability, and local water quality in the West Branch Antietam Creek Watershed.

  • CBF Notes Contributions of the Late Senator Mike Waugh to Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Efforts

    October 14, 2014

    Harry Campbell, Pennsylvania Director for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation issued the following statement on the passing of former Senator Mike Waugh.

  • Bay Foundation Calls on Pennsylvania Legislature to Maintain REAP Tax Credit Program

    June 25, 2014

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Pennsylvania Executive Director, Harry Campbell, issued the following statement in response to proposed budget cuts to vital tax credit programs that benefit Pennsylvania farmers and clean water efforts throughout the Commonwealth.

  • "Clean Water, Healthy Lands" Workshop Draws Large Crowd in Wysox

    February 14, 2014

    Despite frigid temperatures and a looming snowstorm, 85 farmers, state and federal conservation professionals, and others converged in Wysox, Bradford County to attend "Clean Water, Healthy Lands," a workshop and awards ceremony hosted by the Pennsylvania Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) restoration staff.

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