Saving the Bay through education, advocacy, litigation, and restoration.


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

Bob Miller

CBF Endorses A. Donald McEachin Environmental Justice for All Act

CBF announced its endorsement of the A. Donald McEachin Environmental Justice for All Act, which was introduced today by House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.).

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Will Parson/Chesapeake Bay Program

Blue Catfish Disaster Declaration Sought

Today the Moore-Miller Administration issued a formal request to the Secretary of Commerce requesting the declaration of a federal fisheries disaster due to the impacts of invasive catfish and snakeheads in Chesapeake Bay.

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An aerial view of the Back River wastewater treatment plant

AJ Metcalf

CBF Calls for Safety and Process Improvements at Back River and Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plants After Fire and Explosion

CBF is urging Baltimore city and Maryland officials to act quickly to review and fix problems related to biosolids processing at the two largest wastewater treatment plants in the state after an explosion and fire Wednesday damaged a building at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant in Dundalk.

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, March 28

Bioswale & Planting

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: March 26
Lindenwood Elementary School
Norfolk, Virginia
Wednesday, March 29

Bioswale & Planting

12:00-5:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: March 27
Lindenwood Elementary School
Norfolk, Virginia
Thursday, March 30

Bioswale & Planting

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: March 29
Lindenwood Elementary School
Norfolk, Virginia
Saturday, April 1

Merkle Center Tree Planting

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: March 30
Merkle Center
Upper Marlboro, Maryland

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

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