Around the Bay in 60 Seconds - December 2021

In our 60-second monthly video wrap-up for December, we explore late-breaking news and story highlights from around the watershed.

Click the links below for the full story behind each highlight (note: some of these links will take you off the CBF website):

In December:

  • The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better bill with $27 billion increase for USDA agricultural conservation programs.
  • President Biden signed into law infrastructure legislation with a $238 million boost for EPA's Chesapeake Bay Program.
  • PA clean water bills introduced in the state legislature will benefit those who love the outdoors.
  • Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership's Mira Lloyd Dock Awards honor Kiasha Huling of Philadelphia and Shauna Yorty of Lancaster for conservation and community building.
  • Silvopasture research projects connect cows and trees for cleaner water on PA farms.
  • Blue Water Baltimore and CBF file petition for judicial review of short-sighted stormwater permits issued for Baltimore City and County.
  • CBF and partners file lawsuit after decades of violations by Henrico County's sewage system.
  • In an environmental justice win, Virginia Air Board denies permit for pipeline compressor station.
  • 95-year-old celebrated as longest-serving oyster restoration volunteer.
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