CBF Statement on Bay States' Litigation Opposing Trump’s Rollback of Critical Auto Emissions Standards
September 20, 2019
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation today is commending leaders of the Chesapeake Bay states that are opposing efforts by the Trump Administration to remove California’s critical auto emissions standards.
CBF Urges Pennsylvania to Meet Pollution Reduction Goals Following Chesapeake Executive Council Meeting
September 5, 2019
Pennsylvania's significant shortfall in its plans to reduce pollution was not directly addressed by members of the Chesapeake Executive Council until it was brought up by the press.
August 23, 2019
With only six years left for Bay jurisdictions to implement plans necessary to restore water quality in local rivers, streams, and the Chesapeake Bay, Bay jurisdictions have now sent the EPA their final plans that outline how the 2025 goal will be met.
August 8, 2019
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission aims to address overfishing of the striped bass population in the Chesapeake Bay and along the Atlantic Coast after recent assessments confirmed that numbers of the fish are down significantly.
August 5, 2019
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Six engineering teams are working with the latest technology to develop a solution to a challenging environmental issue.
July 24, 2019
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science’s annual Bay grass survey is good news, especially considering last year’s record rainfall.
July 2, 2019
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—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.
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.
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
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.
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.