June 12, 2014
The Eastern Shore Office of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and the Choose Clean Water Coalition (CCWC) today released a two-page report that summarizes progress of counties on the Eastern Shore in cleaning the water in their local creeks and rivers over the past two years. The findings were not encouraging.
June 11, 2014
An analysis of selected milestones, conducted by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and the Choose Clean Water Coalition (CCWC), found that pollution is being reduced. However many jurisdictions fell short in implementing practices that reduce pollution from agricultural sources and urban and suburban polluted runoff.
April 8, 2014
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and the Town of Onancock have begun construction on a project designed to collect and treat runoff water flowing off the town hall parking lot.
April 7, 2014
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and its partners are now recruiting volunteers for the 26th Clean the Bay Day, CBF's annual shoreline cleanup scheduled this year for Saturday, June 7, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon.
CBF 'Living Waters' Report Identifies Opportunities for Collaboration Between Faith, Conservation Communities
March 18, 2014
Participants at an interfaith "Living Waters" summit of faith, conservation, science, and policy leaders in Richmond last November identified eight areas of potential collaboration to preserve and protect streams, rivers, and the Chesapeake Bay, according to a recent report of summit proceedings.
March 7, 2014
Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued a statement following a vote today by the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee not to cut $10 million next year from the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays 2010 Trust Fund.
February 7, 2014
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) today issued the following statement from Pennsylvania Executive Director Harry Campbell in response to Governor Corbett's 2014-15 budget proposal:
Bay Foundation Testifies Before State House Committee on the Importance of Streamside Forests Toward Clean Water Goals
January 29, 2014
Earlier today Harry Campbell, Pennsylvania Director for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) testified before the Pennsylvania House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee to stress the importance of streamside forested buffers as a means for improving and protecting the Commonwealth's most sensitive and pristine waterways.
January 20, 2014
With the challenge of reducing urban and suburban runoff at the forefront of discussions at all levels of government, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) today released a new report: Polluted Runoff: How Investing in Runoff Pollution Control Systems Improves the Region's Ecology, Economy, and Health. The purpose of this report is to shed light on the problem, debunk myths around the costs of solutions, and call for actions to be taken that will reduce the damage of polluted runoff.
January 15, 2014
Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued a statement following Governor O'Malley's budget press conference today. The governor's budget proposes at least $112 million to reduce non-point sources of pollution.