CBF Names Harry Campbell Director of Science Policy and Advocacy
November 20, 2019
The CBF has created a new position that combines science and advocacy and has tapped a familiar face to be its first director.
CBF Applauds Passage of Keystone Tree Fund; Bill to Plant More Trees Headed to the Governor’s Desk
October 30, 2019
The Keystone Tree Fund could lead to the planting of more trees along streams and streets in the Commonwealth.
CBF Applauds NFWF Grants to Improve Pennsylvania’s Water Quality
October 17, 2019
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation grants totaling more than $3.1 million aim to clean and restore polluted rivers and streams in the Commonwealth.
CBF Commends Gov. Wolf’s Executive Order for Pennsylvania to Join Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative
October 3, 2019
The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative is aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions by setting caps on total carbon dioxide emissions from electric power plants.
CBF Cites Lack of Funding for Clean Water in PA Budget
June 28, 2019
Harry Campbell, executive director for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation in Pennsylvania, issued this statement about the $34 billion General Fund budget for 2019-20, negotiated by the legislature and signed by Governor Tom Wolf.
CBF Urges House Not to Pass Senate Bill That Would Redefine Pollution
June 27, 2019
(HARRISBURG, PA)—Harry Campbell, executive director for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation in Pennsylvania, issued this statement after the state Senate's narrow vote to approve Senate Bill 619, which would redefine the term "pollution" in the Clean Streams Law, and potentially allow for certain spills and discharges to go unreported and unregulated.
PA Gets a Hellbender of an Official State Amphibian
April 23, 2019
(HARRISBURG, PA)—“Today is a victory not only for hellbenders and clean water, but also for the power of student voices."
Pennsylvania House Passes Bill Making the Eastern Hellbender PA’s Official State Amphibian
April 16, 2019
(HARRISBURG, PA)—A bill designating the Eastern hellbender as Pennsylvania's official state amphibian is headed to Governor Tom Wolf's desk.
CBF Urges Full Implementation of Commonwealth’s Plan to Reduce Pollution in Rivers and Streams
April 12, 2019
(HARRISBURG, PA)—The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania today released its draft plan to ensure that programs and practices are in place to reduce pollution in the Keystone State's rivers and streams by 2025.
CBF Applauds Senate Passage of Bill Designating the Hellbender as Pennsylvania’s State Amphibian
February 4, 2019
(HARRISBURG, PA)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation in Pennsylvania applauds the state Senate’s overwhelming passage of Senate Bill 9 today, which would designate the Eastern Hellbender as Pennsylvania’s official state amphibian.
CBF Applauds Committee’s Approval of Bill to Designate the Hellbender as Pennsylvania’s Official State Amphibian
January 29, 2019
(HARRISBURG, PA)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation applauded the unanimous approval by the state Senate State Government Committee of Senate Bill 9 on Tuesday, to designate the Eastern Hellbender as Pennsylvania’s official state amphibian.