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CBF Statement on New Flood Standards for Virginia Buildings

Today Gov. Ralph Northam released a new executive order that sets aggressive, forward-looking standards for new state-owned buildings to protect against threats from flooding and sea level rise.

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CBF Statement on Rep. Mceachin Environmental Justice Legislation

This week Reps. Donald McEachin and Raul Grijalva released a draft of the Environmental Justice for All Act, which would help protect minority and low-income communities that disproportionately suffer health risks from pollution.

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CBF Urges Anne Arundel County Council to Pass Forest Conservation Bill as Amended

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is asking the Anne Arundel County Council to approve the amended version of the forest conservation bill at its next meeting Nov. 18.

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, November 20

Forests on the Water's Edge Webinar

12:00-1:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: November 19
Saturday, November 23

Invasive Species Removal

9:00 a.m.-Noon
Registration Deadline: November 22
Arlington Park
Hopewell, Virginia
Tuesday, December 10

Brock Environmental Learning Series: Environmental Advocacy 101: How to Amplify Your Voice

6:00-8:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: December 9
CBF's Brock Environmental Center
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Monday, March 9

DC on the Half Shell

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

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