Charles County

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    Mattawoman Creek

    Mattawoman Creek is being threatened by the draft Comprehensive Plan proposed by the Charles County Planning Commission.

  • Fox Island Farewell

  • Environmental Justice

    CBF is working toward healthy environments for all.

  • Stormwater Runoff in Pennsylvania

    A look at this growing contributor to unhealthy waters, ways to management, and answers about stormwater fees.

  • Green Infrastructure

    Green infrastructure, which functions like the natural environment, can reduce polluted runoff from cities, alleviate flooding, beautify neighborhoods, and create recreational benefits for communities.

  • Large-Scale Oyster Restoration

    State, federal, and local partners are rebuilding oyster reef ecosystems in 10 tributary rivers to improve water quality and biodiversity in the Bay.

  • Roadside Ditch Retrofits Reduce Pollution in Talbot County

    Since 2013, the Talbot County Ditch Retrofit Project—a collaboration between the county's Department of Public Works (DPW), CBF, and The Nature Conservancy—has been working on an innovative program that will help Talbot County achieve an estimated 17 percent of its urban nitrogen pollution goal.

  • Wetlands Protection

    Wetlands are a critical component to the protection and restoration of the Bay.

  • Bill Supports Using Trees to Achieve Water Quality Goals

    CBF urges Virginia legislators to support HB 2333. This bill enhances the authority of localities to rely on trees to achieve specific water quality or water quantity goals. Increasing and preserving tree cover allows local governments to both improve water quality and reduce local flooding.

  • Innovate

  • Federal Regulations

    The federal regulatory landscape has been very active since President Trump's Executive Orders, Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs and Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth, were issued in 2017.

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