2022 Press Releases

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Federal & Watershed-wide Releases

  • CBF and Allies Urge White House to Add Race to Environmental Justice Tool

    May 25, 2022

    CBF and 15 other environmental, water quality, and faith organizations today urged the White House to use race and a more inclusive definition of “disadvantaged” in the tool it will use to determine whether a community qualifies for additional federal resources to address the environmental injustices it faces.

  • Blue Crab Survey Results Show Downturn

    May 19, 2022

    Today the Virginia Marine Resources Commission and Maryland Department of Natural Resources released the results of the 2022 Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey, an annual estimate of the population of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. CBF Senior Regional Ecosystem Scientist Chris Moore issued this statement.

  • CBF Urges Fast Action on Tough Heavy Truck Emissions Limits

    May 16, 2022

    CBF today filed comments urging EPA to quickly finalize significantly stronger standards than what the agency is considering to cut nitrogen pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from heavy-duty trucks and buses.

  • Bay Restoration Leaders Welcome New USDA Funds for Conservation

    May 6, 2022

    Chesapeake Bay cleanup advocates welcomed today’s announcement by USDA Under Secretary Robert Bonnie that USDA plans to direct an additional $22.5 million this year to helping farmers in the watershed adopt conservation practices that improve water quality in the Bay and its tributaries.

  • Fisheries Panel Updates Plan to Rebuild Striped Bass Population

    May 5, 2022

    In an effort to reverse the decline of the striped bass population, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Atlantic Striped Bass Management Board yesterday voted to adopt numerous changes to the striped bass fishery management plan, known as Amendment 7.

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