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  • Is It Really Worth It?

    September 11, 2019

    The Trump administration's move toward drilling in the Atlantic threatens our way of life.

  • Striped Bass Limits Changed in Virginia

    August 27, 2019

    Today the Virginia Marine Resources Commission approved emergency changes to the regulations for Virginia’s striped bass fisheries, including lowering the daily limit for the fall recreational season from two fish to one fish.

  • CBF Assesses PA, MD, VA Plans to Achieve 2025 Pollution Reduction Goals

    August 23, 2019

    With only six years left for Bay jurisdictions to implement plans necessary to restore water quality in local rivers, streams, and the Chesapeake Bay, Bay jurisdictions have now sent the EPA their final plans that outline how the 2025 goal will be met.

  • CBF Statement on Final Virginia Clean Water Blueprint

    August 23, 2019

    Virginia’s plan is on track to achieve its 2025 goals, provided it accelerates efforts to reduce pollution from agricultural sources and growing urban and suburban areas, while continuing progress in the wastewater sector.

  • CBF Statement on Final Maryland Clean Water Blueprint

    August 23, 2019

    Maryland is on-track to meet its overall pollution-reduction targets by 2025, due in large part to investments to upgrade sewage treatment plants, which have exceeded goals, and in farm management practices.

  • Virginia Oyster Gardeners Break Records in 2019

    August 9, 2019

    Volunteer oyster gardeners in Virginia this year raised and returned nearly 104,000 adult oysters to plant on sanctuary reefs, nearly three times the 39,000 oysters returned in 2018.

  • CBF Statement on Striped Bass Actions by ASMFC

    August 8, 2019

    The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission aims to address overfishing of the striped bass population in the Chesapeake Bay and along the Atlantic Coast after recent assessments confirmed that numbers of the fish are down significantly.

  • Northrop Grumman Experimenting with Sensors to Help CBF Monitor Oyster Reefs

    August 5, 2019

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Six engineering teams are working with the latest technology to develop a solution to a challenging environmental issue.

  • Menhaden Fishery Sustainability Certification Hits Snag

    August 1, 2019

    (RICHMOND, VA)—After numerous conservation groups raised serious concerns, a certification for sustainable seafood must take additional action before conditionally certifying Omega Protein's Atlantic Coast menhaden fishery.

  • CBF Plants More Than 3 Million Oysters near Baltimore Harbor

    July 31, 2019

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The work continues CBF’s efforts to increase the spawning potential of oysters at reefs next to Fort Carroll, just south of the Baltimore Harbor.

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