2023 Press Releases - Federal

  • CBF Statement on Supreme Court Decision in Sackett v. EPA

    May 25, 2023

    Today the United States Supreme Court released its decision in Sackett v. EPA. By significantly narrowing the definition of which wetlands and other waters are protected by the Clean Water Act, the decision could damage the decades-long effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay and its waterways.

  • CBF Statement on Sen. Cardin’s Retirement Announcement

    May 1, 2023

    CBF President and CEO Hilary Harp Falk praised Sen. Ben Cardin’s unparalleled record of success fighting for a cleaner, healthier Chesapeake Bay ecosystem. Maryland’s senior senator today announced his plans to retire next year rather than run for a fourth Senate term.

  • Settlement Proposed In Lawsuit Against EPA for Pennsylvania Pollution

    April 20, 2023

    A proposed settlement has been reached in the 2020 lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its failure to require Pennsylvania to develop and implement a plan to meet its commitments to reduce pollution under the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint.

  • CBF Endorses Rep. Sarbanes Outdoor Education Bill

    April 20, 2023

    CBF announced its endorsement of legislation to expand and strengthen hands-on, outdoor learning opportunities for elementary and secondary school students around the country.

  • CBF Endorses A. Donald McEachin Environmental Justice for All Act

    March 22, 2023

    CBF announced its endorsement of the A. Donald McEachin Environmental Justice for All Act, which was introduced today by House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.).

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