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  • Environmental Groups Appeal Decision to Allow 1,000-Home Development on Kent Island Waterfront

    December 18, 2015

    Environmental groups and citizens filed an appeal today in the Circuit Court for Queen Anne's County to challenge a November decision by the Maryland Board of Public Works to permit the 1,079-unit Four Seasons development on Kent Island.

  • CBF: The Fight Isn't over against Four Seasons Development Project

    November 18, 2015

    Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued a statement following the 2-1 vote today by the Maryland Board of Public Works to approve a wetlands license for the 1,000-home Four Seasons development project along the water's edge on Kent Island.

  • CBF Pennsylvania Earns Two Awards for Efforts to Plant Buffers, Reduce Pollution

    November 16, 2015

    Restoration efforts by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) to plant forested and streamside buffers in Pennsylvania have earned it accolades from two conservation groups.

  • CBF Issues Statement on Decision to Rezone Fones Cliffs

    November 12, 2015

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation Virginia Assistant Director Peggy Sanner issued this statement following the Richmond County Board of Supervisors' November 12 decision to approve Diatomite Corporation's request to rezone Fones Cliffs

  • CBF: Vote on Fones Cliffs Rezoning Postponed

    October 8, 2015

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation Virginia Assistant Director Peggy Sanner issued this statement following the Richmond County Board of Supervisors' Oct. 8 decision to postpone a vote on Diatomite Corporation's request to rezone Fones Cliffs:

  • Mayor Breaks Ground on Vacant Lot Restoration Program

    August 7, 2015

    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin helped break ground today on a project that will turn an unsightly vacant lot on Riggs Avenue in the Bridgeview/Greenlawn community of West Baltimore into a pocket park for the neighborhood.

  • CBF Starts Clock to Meet Living Building Challenge

    April 1, 2015

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) today began year-long monitoring of the Brock Environmental Center aimed at achieving Living Building Challenge certification, a rare, environmentally demanding designation achieved by only a handful of buildings around the world.

  • CBF to Host Free Screening of Movie "Dirt!"

    February 24, 2015

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation will host a free screening of "Dirt! The Movie," an award-winning documentary featuring people striving to renew their relationship with the earth.

  • Cutting-Edge Environmental Center Opens at Pleasure House Point in Virginia Beach

    November 14, 2014

    As Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) President Will Baker and a host of dignitaries symbolically "unplugged" the building from the power grid, CBF opened the Brock Environmental Center today at Pleasure House Point in Virginia Beach.

  • PAPCO Pledges $50,000 Gift for CBF'S Brock Environmental Center

    April 21, 2014

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) announced today that PAPCO, a Virginia Beach-based marketer and distributor of refined fuels, lubricants, and other energy products and services, has pledged a $50,000 gift for CBF's Brock Environmental Center, now under construction at Pleasure House Point in Virginia Beach.

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