Watershed Watchdogs

  • Congress Goes WILD for New Restoration Program

    February 9, 2021

    New Chesapeake WILD program will help restore fish and wildlife habitat and bolster recreational opportunities through the Watershed, if Congress delivers funding.

  • From a ‘Cry for Survival’ to a Call to Action: President Biden Takes First Steps for the Chesapeake Bay

    January 27, 2021

    Early actions by the Biden administration will help us save the Bay by returning science to the core of federal decision-making, advancing environmental justice, and tackling climate change.

  • Eight Ways the New Administration Can Save the Bay

    December 30, 2020

    There are only four years left to meet the goals of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint. To help us get there, the Biden administration will have to hit the ground running.

  • Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Pennsylvania

    November 23, 2020

    The state is taking a stand against climate change and protecting human health, the environment, and the economy in the process.

  • We’re Taking EPA to Court

    September 10, 2020

    We’re suing the Environmental Protection Agency for its failure to enforce the Clean Water Act. Here’s what you need to know.

  • Waters in Jeopardy

    August 26, 2020

    The unravelling of Clean Water Act protections for streams and wetlands significantly threatens the health of the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

  • Dirty Air

    July 16, 2020

    Clean air should be a top priority for EPA. But the agency is ignoring the science yet again, putting human health and water quality at risk by refusing to strengthen standards for particulate matter pollution.

  • News Spotlight: Watching Out for the Bay

    July 9, 2020

    A news roundup of some of the big issues we’re watching this year.

  • Continuing the Fight for Clean Power

    June 3, 2020

    The federal government has repealed the Clean Power Plan and replaced it with the Affordable Clean Energy Rule. Here’s what you need to know.

  • Putting EPA on Notice

    May 19, 2020

    We’ve filed a Notice of Intent to sue the Environmental Protection Agency for its failure to enforce the Clean Water Act. Here’s what you need to know.

  • Silencing Science

    April 3, 2020

    At a time when science should be front and center and the basis for all decisions, the Environmental Protection Agency is pushing through a proposed rule that would limit the government's use of science to regulate dangerous pollution.

  • Regulatory Re-dos Are the Bay’s Silent Killer

    January 17, 2020

    Piece by piece, the Trump administration is quietly unraveling protections for our water and air. It all adds up to bad news for the Bay.

  • Environmental Justice Court Win Comes at Pivotal Time in Virginia

    January 15, 2020

    A major court win last week for the people of Union Hill could help move the needle in the right direction for Virginia to meaningfully apply environmental justice.

  • We care about NEPA. You should, too.

    January 9, 2020

    The government's environmental moral compass is in serious danger of being knocked off course.

  • Defending Clean Air and Water for Union Hill

    November 6, 2019

    Last week, CBF challenged a key permit for a proposed natural gas-burning compressor station in court, defending the right of people in the historic African-American community of Union Hill to continue to breathe clean air.

  • Watershed Watchdogs

    October 29, 2019

    CBF's Litigation Department may not be the largest division within the organization, but it has earned a nationwide reputation for taking on the intractable issues which impede the effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and ensure a pollution-free environment for every community in the watershed.

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