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  • Clean Water Counts! in Luzerne County: CBF Applauds Council for Adopting Clean Water Resolution

    September 24, 2014

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

  • Clean Water Counts! in Berks County: CBF Applauds Commissioners for Adopting Clean Water Resolution

    September 22, 2014

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) commends the Berks County Commissioners for adopting a Clean Water Counts resolution, calling on state officials to make clean water a top priority for the Keystone State.

  • PA House Passes Major Setback for Clean Water

    September 22, 2014

    Harry Campbell, Pennsylvania Director for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) issued the following statement in response to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passage of HB1565 earlier today.

  • Clean Water Counts! in Westmoreland County

    September 18, 2014

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) commends the Westmoreland County Commissioners for adopting a Clean Water Counts resolution, calling on state officials to make clean water a top priority for the Keystone State.

  • Clean Water Counts! in York County CBF Applauds Commissioners for Adopting Clean Water Resolution

    September 17, 2014

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

  • Getting "Run Off" the Beach Because of Runoff

    September 16, 2014

    The lower Chesapeake Bay has indeed been fortunate in dodging oxygen-starved dead zones this summer.

  • House Committe Passes HR1565; Major Clean Water Set-Back

    September 15, 2014

    Harry Campbell, Pennsylvania Director for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), today issued the following statement in response to the Pennsylvania House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee's passage of HB1565, introduced by Representative Marcia Hahn (R., Northampton). The Bill threatens to remove streamside forest buffer protections for Pennsylvania's most pristine streams, and if passed, would open up waterways throughout the Commonwealth to increased pollution threats from development.

  • Bay Stewardship Course Again Offered In Charlottesville

    September 2, 2014

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is now accepting applications for its popular adult education course, VoiCeS (Volunteers as Chesapeake Stewards), which will run Tuesday evenings from October 7 through November 18, 2014, in Charlottesville.

  • Unhealthy Waters

    September 2, 2014

    Thankfully, The Capital reported sewer spills in Cox Creek and Furnace Creek after last week's deluge. That coverage allowed swimmers and boaters to avoid the water.

  • Local Rain Garden Showcases Native Plants, Clean Streams

    August 29, 2014

    The public is invited to join the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, to tour a beautiful rain garden filled with native plants helping protect water quality in local streams at Bundoran Farm in Albemarle County.

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