Cleanup Deadline Is Near, the Bay Needs Action Now
February 25, 2022
The science has been clear; we know what we need to do to restore the Chesapeake Bay but we are not doing it fast enough or at the scale necessary to succeed.
It's Time for Maryland Leaders to Double Down on Support for Restoring the Chesapeake Bay
January 13, 2021
Maryland is at a crossroads in its efforts to meet pollution reduction goals in time for the 2025 bay cleanup deadline.
Maryland Lawmakers Shouldn’t Forget the Chesapeake Bay during a Session Focused on Education
January 24, 2020
For once, the Trump administration has made a good decision for the environment and the Chesapeake Bay.
Anne Arundel Council Should Strengthen Forest Conservation Bill
November 4, 2019
The Anne Arundel County Council should find ways to restore parts of the forest conservation bill they recently weakened with amendments.
Now Is Not the Time to Limit Oyster Aquaculture
August 29, 2018
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation opposes the proposal being discussed by St. Mary's County commissioners to institute an 18-month moratorium preventing oyster aquaculture farmers from using docks in the county.
Taxpayers Fund What Nature Does for Free
March 15, 2018
Charles County taxpayers are spending millions to reduce a type of water pollution that forests filter for free.
Legislation Can Help Preserve Forests
February 8, 2018
Environmentalists will once again try during the Maryland legislative session to save Maryland’s forests, and save us all millions of dollars in the process.
The Trump Administration Doesn't Care About Our Air
October 5, 2017
An asthmatic child struggling to breathe on a hot summer day in Baltimore could be the victim of a coal plant in Pennsylvania, Ohio, or another upwind state.
Leave Chesapeake Bay Oyster Sanctuaries Alone
March 21, 2017
In the current hostile political climate, we can't seem to agree on any government policy. But that's exactly what happened in Maryland this past month. A poll found about 90 percent of Maryland voters, across party lines, want the state to protect oyster sanctuaries.