2019 Bay-wide Press Releases

  • CBF Issues Statement on CBSAC Blue Crab Report

    July 2, 2019

    Estimates from this year’s winter dredge blue crab survey found that the population is 60 percent above the previous year, and the best since 2012.

  • CBF Report: The State of the Blueprint

    May 28, 2019

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—A new Chesapeake Bay Foundation report examining the state of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint found both good and bad news.

  • CBF Issues Statement on the UMCES Report Card

    May 21, 2019

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's annual Chesapeake Bay and Watershed Report Card found that extreme rainfall in 2018 cause indicator score to either decrease or remain the same

  • CBF Issues Statement on the Bay Barometer Report

    April 2, 2019

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Today, the Chesapeake Bay Program released its annual Bay Barometer report, looking at 19 environmental indicators. Questions have been asked about the difference in the Bay Barometer and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's State of the Bay score, which declined in 2018.

  • 2018 Bay Health Score Drops as Massive Rains Increase Pollution

    January 7, 2019

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s biennial State of the Bay report score decreased one point this year to 33, equivalent to a D+. The drop was largely due to increased pollution and poor water clarity caused by record regional rainfall.

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