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  • Polluted Runoff Fees Help Fight Local Issues

    September 29, 2015

    Hampden Township is the latest Pennsylvania municipality to address its flooding and clean water problems by implementing a polluted runoff fee, and asking residents to be part of the solutions.

  • This Week in the Watershed

    August 14, 2015

    At first glance, an urban city landscape appears to be the antithesis to the open space of nature.

  • CBF Applauds Somerset County As the 16th County to Join the Clean Water Counts Campaign

    July 30, 2015

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) applauds the Somerset County commissioners, for adopting a Clean Water Counts resolution, calling on state officials to make clean water a top priority for the Commonwealth.

  • This Week in the Watershed

    July 17, 2015

    It might be a bit clich´┐Ż, but the truth still stands that you can't solve a problem until you recognize its existence.

  • Milestone Assessment Finds Mixed Results in Maryland

    July 14, 2015

    Overall, Maryland is on track to meet its phosphorus goal, but is slightly off track to meet its nitrogen goal. However, an assessment of key practices that Maryland is relying on to reduce pollution in local waterways found two key practices on track and two key practices off track.

  • Milestone Assessment Finds Pennsylvania Falling Short of Goals

    July 14, 2015

    An assessment of key practices that Pennsylvania is relying on to reduce pollution in local waterways found that implementation was significantly off track to meet the goals that the Commonwealth set.

  • EPA: Maryland Mostly on Track to Cleaner Water, but Some Problems Persist

    June 12, 2015

    Maryland generally is on track to clean up its portion of the Chesapeake Bay and the creeks and rivers that feed it, except for stemming polluted runoff, according to the latest assessment by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

  • Council Opts for Reason on Stormwater

    April 17, 2015

    Is it possible? Has the long stormy winter of "rain tax" propaganda finally passed? Is the spring of reasonable thinking here?Is it possible? Has the long stormy winter of "rain tax" propaganda finally passed? Is the spring of reasonable thinking here?

  • Eleventh Hour Passage of Stormwater Bill Caps Remarkable Session for Bay

    April 13, 2015

    The eleventh hour passage of a bill that helps reduce polluted runoff from cities and suburbs in Maryland capped a surprisingly successful session for the Chesapeake Bay in the Maryland General Assembly.

  • House of Delegates Strengthens Maryland Stormwater Law

    April 13, 2015

    The Clean Water, Healthy Families coalition [including Chesapeake Bay Foundation] today applauded the work done by the House of Delegates' Environment and Transportation Committee on SB863, which revises Maryland's stormwater legislation.

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