January 13, 2021
Maryland is at a crossroads in its efforts to meet pollution reduction goals in time for the 2025 bay cleanup deadline.
January 5, 2021
This year, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's assessment of the State of the Bay remained at a D+, but declined by one point from 2018. While concerning, the decline is largely due to ineffective management of the Bay's striped bass population, as opposed to water quality concerns.
December 22, 2020
Just like too much salt in your diet can be bad for your health, too much salt on our roads and sidewalks can be bad for the health of our rivers and streams.
December 9, 2020
Today, Virginia’s State Water Control Board approved the 10-year general permit for managing waste from poultry farming operations in Virginia.
December 8, 2020
The U.S. House of Representatives today overwhelmingly approved the Water Resources Development Act of 2020, which authorizes ecosystem restoration projects in the Chesapeake Bay watershed and around the country.
December 3, 2020
The City of Hampton closed on Virginia’s first Environmental Impact Bond yesterday, a creative outcomes-based tool to finance $12 million in nature-based solutions to localized flooding as part of its Resilient Hampton initiative.
$2.7 Million Effort to Help Landowners Plant Tree Buffers across the Upper and Middle James River Watersheds
November 18, 2020
The James River Buffer Program, launched in 2019 for landowners in the Middle James region, is now expanding its reach to landowners in the Upper James region.
Raiding Dedicated Conservation Funds to Plug the State’s Budget Gap Would Further Damage Pennsylvania’s Environment
November 18, 2020
As Pennsylvania legislators begin looking under the Commonwealth’s cushions for enough spare change to plug a state budget gap that could be higher than $4 billion, they should keep hands off of funds already dedicated to conservation and environmental programs.
CBF: Talen Energy’s Decision to Stop Burning Coal at Three Power Plants Will Help the Chesapeake Bay
November 11, 2020
The power plants—Brandon Shores and H.A. Wagner in Maryland and Montour in Pennsylvania—plan to cease coal-fired operations by the end of 2025, according to the energy company.
Advocates for Herring Bay and Chesapeake Bay Foundation Plant about 200,000 Oysters at Sanctuary Reef in Southern Anne Arundel County
November 9, 2020
Inspired by successful efforts in neighboring waters, the Advocates for Herring Bay began restoring the historic Herring Bay Oyster Sanctuary in 2019 with a goal of planting 1 million spat—juvenile oysters—in the sanctuary by the end of 2021.
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