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- EPA moves to restore states’ authority to adopt tougher auto emissions standards than the federal government.
- Virginia Representative Abigail Spanberger introduced a bill to help conservation-minded farmers participate in carbon trading markets.
- USDA announced expansion of conservation programs that help farmers improve water quality in the watershed.
- Pennsylvania bill would bring critical funding to stop agricultural runoff from polluting rivers and streams.
- CBF-led Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership celebrated its 3rd anniversary during Earth Week. Since the start of the Keystone initiative, partners have planted more than 2.8 million trees across Pennsylvania. Plus, CBF Student Leader Lauren Braught organized a tree planting in Halifax and earned a Girl Scout Gold Award.
- Students saved oysters from an archaeological dig and donated them to CBF for oyster restoration after learning about the bivalves in a CBF virtual education course.
- CBF volunteers helped plant 1,300 trees along a stream in Frederick County.
- Clean the Bay Day registration is now open! Sign up to take part in the annual tradition 33 years in the making. This year’s event runs from May 31 through June 5. Clean up litter, win great prizes, and save the Bay.
- CBF raises environmental justice and pollution concerns about a proposed compressor station in Pittsylvania County.
- Delegate Alfonso Lopez earns CBF’s Virginia legislator of the year award.