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Brian Gish/CBF Staff

EPA Approval of Pequea Creek Watershed Restoration Plan Advances Efforts to Improve Lancaster County Waters

Recent EPA approval of a new restoration plan for the Pequea Creek Watershed clears the way for federal funding to put practices on the ground to reduce pollution from agriculture and urban development in Lancaster and Chester counties.

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CBF Statement on Supreme Court Decision in West Virginia v. EPA

Today, the United States Supreme Court released its decision in West Virginia v. EPA. While this decision narrows the federal government’s authority under the Clean Air Act, it leaves room for EPA to act on its duty to tackle carbon emissions from power plants.

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Sunset on the river.

Steve Psarakis

CBF Cheers Robust Fiscal 2023 Funding for Bay Program and Habitat Restoration Grants

The House Appropriations Committee approved today fiscal year 2023 appropriations legislation that would provide robust funding for EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Program and a new grant program to restore fish and wildlife habitat across the Bay watershed.

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, July 19

Gloucester Point Oyster Gardening Seminar

6:00-8:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: July 17
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Gloucester Point, Virginia
Tuesday, July 19

Gloucester Point Oyster Gardening Round-Up

6:30-8:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: July 17
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Gloucester Point, Virginia
Thursday, July 21

Tappahannock Oyster Gardening Seminar

6:00-8:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: July 19
Friends of the Rappahannock Tidal Office at June Parker Marina
Tappahannock, Virginia
Thursday, July 21

Tappahannock Oyster Gardening Round-Up

6:30-8:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: July 19
Friends of the Rappahannock Tidal Office at June Parker Marina
Tappahannock, Virginia

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