2022 Press Releases

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Federal & Watershed-wide Releases

  • CBF Applauds House Committee Vote to Advance Bipartisan SEEE Act

    February 16, 2022

    CBF applauded the House Natural Resources Committee’s approval today of bipartisan legislation to reauthorize and boost funding for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Chesapeake Bay Office and expand environmental education about the Bay.

  • New Report Details Farm Practices That Cut Pollution and Fight Climate Change

    February 15, 2022

    A new report from CBF highlights the multiple benefits of agricultural conservation practices essential to restoring the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. Farm Forward examines practices that reduce pollution, combat climate change, improve soil health and farmers’ bottom lines, and boost local economies.

  • Proposed Interim Wetlands Definition Is a Good Start, but Needs More Clarity in Next Round

    February 7, 2022

    CBF and 26 other water quality groups today filed comments supporting the Biden administration’s proposal to effectively repeal its predecessor’s dangerously narrow wetlands rule and temporarily replace it with an updated version of the stronger rule in use before 2015.

  • CBF Supports EPA: 'No Confidence' in Conowingo WIP

    January 31, 2022

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) supports EPA’s decision that the agency has “no confidence” in the current plan to offset pollution from the Conowingo Dam. While the subject has been discussed for the last several years, to date the Bay jurisdictions have failed to develop a plan that would pay for those offsets.

  • To Rebuild Striped Bass Population, ASMFC Takes Next Step in New Fishery Plan

    January 27, 2022

    Facing a striped bass population decline, an Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) panel today voted to begin public comment on the next update to the striped bass fishery management plan, known as Amendment 7, next month.

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