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  • New EPA Reports Examine State Oversight of Agriculture Programs in Virginia and Pennsylvania

    March 16, 2015

    New reports from the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) examine state programs overseeing animal agricultural facilities as well as actions undertaken by Virginia and Pennsylvania to reduce pollution from agriculture.

  • 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:

  • "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.

  • 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.

  • 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)

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