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Will Parson/Chesapeake Bay Program

CBF Statement on Opposing Conowingo Dam Settlement Offer in Comments Filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation today urged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reject Maryland’s Conowingo Dam settlement offer with Exelon.

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CBF Statement on Oral Arguments in Federal Lawsuit Regarding Out-Of-State Power Plant Pollution

Chesapeake Bay Foundation and environmental partners continued their legal support of Maryland and Delaware’s efforts to compel EPA to require coal-fired power plants in other states to operate their pollution controls.

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Three female students investigate rock and water samples at a stream.

CBF Staff

New Initiative Strengthens Watershed Education in Three West Virginia Counties–Berkeley, Jefferson, and Morgan

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation has unveiled a new partnership designed for educational and conservation partners to connect students and teachers in Berkeley, Jefferson, and Morgan counties to meaningful outdoor learning opportunities and watershed education.

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, January 22

Grasses for the Masses

6:00-8:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: January 17
Daniels Run Elementary School
Fairfax, Virginia
Wednesday, January 22

Throwing Shade: Heat Islands, Public Health, and Clean Water

12:00-1:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: January 22
Thursday, January 30

Grasses for the Masses

6:00-8:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: January 21
REI Store - Glen Allen
Glen Allen, Virginia
Saturday, February 1

Grasses for the Masses

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: January 30
CBF Richmond Office
Richmond, Virginia

Where We Work

The Chesapeake Bay's 64,000-square-mile watershed covers parts of six states and is home to more than 18 million people.

CBF has programs in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

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The 2018 State of the Bay Report makes it clear that the Bay needs our support now more than ever. Your donation helps the Chesapeake Bay Foundation maintain our momentum toward a restored Bay, rivers, and streams for today and generations to come.

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