April 6, 2020
Though we appreciate the Commonwealth’s enforcement efforts, this consent decree does not go far enough to respond to the damage being done to the Rappahannock River.
October 11, 2018
(RICHMOND, VA)—The Attorney General's office has announced it has filed an enforcement action in Circuit Court that charges Virginia True with violations following illegal actions at Fones Cliffs, in Richmond County.
October 3, 2018
(RICHMOND, VA)—Terrell Bowers, who owns a portion of Fones Cliffs, has announced that his 250 acres of the cliffs is under contract for sale to The Conservation Fund for preservation.
September 21, 2018
(RICHMOND, VA)—The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality has referred violations by Fones Cliffs developer, Virginia True Corporation, to the Virginia Attorney General’s Office for enforcement. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation had called for a significant penalty for these violations.
April 9, 2018
(RICHMOND, VA)—Last week, the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality issued a second notice of violation to Virginia True Corporation, the Fones Cliffs developer.
March 27, 2018
There are few places like Fones Cliffs left in the Bay watershed.
February 2, 2018
Ospreys soaring through the sky, dolphins jumping through the water, and rockfish on your dinner plate. What do these all have in common?
January 19, 2018
In our current polarized and fractured political sphere, it is extremely rare for a clear majority to agree on something. But across the Chesapeake Bay watershed, a diverse coalition is finding common ground on one topic–clean water.