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CBF Calls on EPA to Hold States Accountable to Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Today, the Environmental Protection Agency released its evaluation of Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Maryland’s draft "Phase 3 Watershed Implementation Plans."

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Photo of a power plant on the edge of a waterway.

Steam rises into the clear blue sky from the Brunners Island Power Station, a coal-fired electric-generating facility on the Susquehanna River in southern Pennsylvania.

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CBF Issues Statement on Proposed ACE Plan

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Affordable Clean Energy Plan is designed to boost the coal industry, requires no state limits on CO2, and would permit increased nitrogen oxide pollution.

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A CBF staffer passes an oyster gardening growing kit to a new oyster gardener.

Photo: Kenny Fletcher/CBF Staff

Oyster Gardening in Virginia

June through August

Join CBF's ranks of oyster gardeners this summer. Workshops run through August 3. Current gardeners--check the Roundups schedule for dates and times to return your adult oysters.

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Chesapeake Book Club

6:30-8:00 p.m.
  • Talbot County Free Library, Easton Branch
  • Easton, Maryland

Oyster Gardening Seminar & Roundup

6:00-8:00 p.m. Registration Deadline: June 26
  • Hampton, Virginia

Clean Water Concert Series

6:00-9:00 p.m.
  • XPD's
  • Easton, Maryland

Oyster Gardening Seminar & Roundup

6:00-8:00 p.m. Registration Deadline: July 8
  • Smithfield, Virginia

Oyster Gardening Seminar & Roundup

9:00-11:00 a.m. Registration Deadline: July 12
  • Williamsburg, Virginia

Oyster Gardening Seminar & Roundup

6:00-8:00 p.m. Registration Deadline: July 22
  • Newport News, Virginia

Oyster Gardening Seminar & Roundup

9:00-11:00 a.m. Registration Deadline: July 26
  • Lancaster, Virginia

Oyster Gardening Seminar & Roundup

6:00-8:00 p.m. Registration Deadline: July 29
  • Colonial Beach, Virginia
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Dozens of dead fish float on the water's surface.

Dead zones and algal blooms, which rob our waters of oxygen, often result in devastating "fish kills" like this.

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Photos of the Month: May

Spring has officially sprung across the Chesapeake Bay watershed, check out some of our favorite photos from May!

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