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A truck moves through a parking lot applying pavement sealant.

BJ Small/CBF Staff

Virginia Senators Show Historic Support for Toxic Sealant Ban

Virginians are closer than ever before to receiving protection from harmful toxic sealants commonly used to coat driveways.

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Cars driving through smog caused by air pollution


CBF Statement on Defending EPA’s Good Neighbor Rule Before the Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on Feb. 21 from states and industry groups trying to stop EPA from implementing its “Good Neighbor” rule.

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Purple, pink, and yellow sunset behind a marsh with green bay grasses

Bob Miller

Environmental Wins and Losses in Proposed Virginia Budgets

The Virginia House and Senate unveiled separate proposed spending plans Sunday, which included needed investment in environmental efforts but also marked missed opportunities to support critical issues.

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Wednesday, March 6

March PEAT Meet-Up

3:45-5:45 p.m.
Registration Deadline: March 1
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Monday, March 18

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Dock 5 at Union Market
Washington, District of Columbia
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Oyster Cage Cleaning

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Downtown Sailing Center
Baltimore, Maryland
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Oyster Cage Cleaning

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Registration Deadline: April 18
Downtown Sailing Center
Baltimore, Maryland

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