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  • Stream Study Finds Bacteria in Polluted Runoff

    August 24, 2016

    Testing for polluted runoff at swimming, fishing, and boating locations in southcentral Pennsylvania found levels of bacteria in the water that in some cases were more than 10 times over health standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), especially after heavy rains.

  • What's in the Water? Part One

    August 24, 2016

    It's for folks like Janet and Pete Terry that I thought CBF should start a water-monitoring program. They need information like the guys at the Alamo needed ammunition.

  • Teachers Connect Schools to Improving Pennsylvania's Water Quality

    July 13, 2016

    A group of Pennsylvania teachers became students when the lessons turned to what schools can do to reduce polluted runoff and improve the Commonwealth's water quality.

  • CBF: Cardin Work on Bipartisan Bill Could Help Fund Bay Cleanup, Increase Oyster Efforts

    April 28, 2016

    Kim Coble, Vice President, Environmental Protection and Restoration, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement following today's bipartisan approval by 19-1 of The Water Resources Development Act of 2016 by the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.

  • CBF Statement on General Assembly Support for Clean Water Programs

    March 12, 2016

    Virginia's 2016 General Assembly late yesterday approved vital support for programs that will help restore the Commonwealth's rivers, streams, and the Chesapeake Bay.

  • CBF Statement on Final Conowingo Report

    March 11, 2016

    Kim Coble, vice president of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued this statement about the final Lower Susquehanna River Watershed Assessment released this week:

  • CBF Statement on Budget Bills Released by Virginia's House and Senate

    February 22, 2016

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) Virginia Executive Director Rebecca LePrell issued the following statement on the budget proposals recently released by the House of Delegates Appropriations Committee and the Senate Finance Committee.

  • CBF Welcomes Restored EPA Funding for DEP, Urges Pennsylvania to Support Its Clean Water Plan

    February 2, 2016

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) welcomed the news that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) restored $3 million in program funding to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and sees it as another step to get the Commonwealth back on track toward its clean water commitments.

  • CBF Statement on Virginia Budget Amendments

    January 21, 2016

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) Virginia Executive Director Rebecca LePrell issued the following statement on legislative budget proposals posted today that would boost funding for programs that help farms and cities reduce pollution entering Virginia's waterways.

  • Pennsylvania Releases New Strategy for Reducing Water Pollution

    January 21, 2016

    The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has unveiled a new strategy for cleaning up its polluted waterways, and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is calling on leaders in Harrisburg to make the necessary investments to ensure its success.

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