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


Emissions flow from two stacks at a power plant.

CBF Staff

Air Board Votes to Withdraw Virginia From Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

The Virginia State Air Pollution Control Board today approved the Youngkin Administration’s proposal to repeal the regulations that govern Virginia’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).

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BJ Small/CBF Staff

Consider Health Risks When Sealing Driveways and Parking Lots

Summer is coming, and what many don’t realize is that sealing driveways and parking lots can pose significant risks both to human health and to aquatic life in our rivers and streams.

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Creek running through wetlands with industrial factories in the background

Chesapeake Bay Program

Pipeline Plan and Petersburg Compressor Station Raise Pollution, Environmental Justice Concerns

This week the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) submitted comments on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) draft environmental impact statement for Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line (Transco)’s proposed Commonwealth Energy Connector Project and Columbia Gas Transmission’s Virginia Reliability Project (VRP).

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 8

Envision Marsh Creek

6-7:30 p.m.
Bald Eagle State Park Environmental Learning Center
Howard, Pennsylvania
Saturday, June 10

Bands in the Sand

5:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Philip Merrill Environmental Center
Annapolis, Maryland
Saturday, June 10

Oyster Gardening Seminar

9:00-11:00 a.m.
Registration Deadline: June 8
CBF's Brock Environmental Center
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Saturday, June 10

Oyster Gardener Spat Return

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: June 8
Eastern Shore Conservation Center
Easton, Maryland

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