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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.

  • 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:

  • 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.

  • A Manure Solution for the Chesapeake Bay

    January 12, 2015

    Agriculture is the largest source of pollution to the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams. As part of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint, the regional plan to restore the bay, states in the bay's watershed pledged to reduce agricultural pollution substantially.

  • Phosphorus Management Tool: The Right Thing To Do--Right Now

    January 5, 2015

    It isn't ideology. It isn't hyperbole. It isn't an attack on the family farmer or rural Maryland. It is, simply, common sense.

  • The Best of 2014

    December 31, 2014

    On this New Year's Eve as we reflect on the challenges, lessons learned, and successes from this complex year, we decided to take a look back and see what you, the reader, valued and cared about most. So without further ado, these are the top 10 most popular posts from 2014

  • Concrete Solutions, Not Rhetoric, Needed

    December 30, 2014

  • The Toothless Approach Didn't Cut It

    November 20, 2014

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