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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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The summer sun rises and shines a rainbow of colors across the James River. The CSX A-line bridge crosses the river.

Chris Johnson

Virginia Lawmakers Show Historic Support for Critical Environmental Issues

Virginia state lawmakers marked the midpoint of their 60-day legislative session on February 13 with historic support for environmental issues.

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Upcoming Events

Saturday, February 24

Oyster Cage Cleaning

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: February 22
Downtown Sailing Center
Baltimore, Maryland
Wednesday, March 6

March PEAT Meet-Up

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

DC on the Half Shell

5:30-9:00 p.m.
Dock 5 at Union Market
Washington, District of Columbia
Saturday, March 30

Oyster Cage Cleaning

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: March 28
Downtown Sailing Center
Baltimore, Maryland

Where We Work

The Chesapeake Bay's 64,000-square-mile watershed covers parts of six states and is home to more than 18 million people.

CBF has programs in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

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Do you enjoy working with others to help clean the Chesapeake Bay? Do you have a few hours to spare? Whether growing oysters, planting trees, or advocating for a clean Bay, there are plenty of ways you can contribute.

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