CBF Applauds DEP Decision to Distribute Pipeline Penalty to Be Used for Restoration and Stormwater Projects
October 17, 2018
(HARRISBURG, PA)—Harry Campbell, executive director for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation in Pennsylvania, applauded the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s awarding of the $12.6 million for restoration and stormwater projects in the Commonwealth.
October 12, 2018
Before the Chesapeake was first explored by Captain John Smith in 1608, the Bay was known for its oysters. But the magnitude of the Bay's oyster population has dropped precipitously since the days when Smith wrote that oysters "lay thick as stones."
October 11, 2018
For decades, photographer James Balog has focused on the relationship between people and nature. For his latest project, Balog traveled across the country to examine how people are altering the elements of life—from wildfires to air pollution to rising waters.
October 5, 2018
It was less than a generation ago that America was confronted with the consequences of the degradation of the environment.
September 28, 2018
Higher rates of asthma, increased chances of lung cancer, chronic bronchitis. These are just a few of the health impacts caused by the long-term breathing of fine particulate matter.
September 21, 2018
Most understand that how we treat the land has a direct correlation to the health of our waterways. But often overlooked is the major impact air pollution has on water quality.
September 20, 2018
Veteran newspaper photographer John Pavoncello has been eye-to-eye with all kinds of human drama.
September 18, 2018
Across the country, harmful algal blooms are making headlines by poisoning waterways, killing fish, and threatening our health.
September 11, 2018
There's no denying that I have a greater interest in the happenings in the Pennsylvania State House than my fellow 17 year-olds. But as a member of Pennsylvania's Student Leadership Council, I understand the value of clean water to the Commonwealth and recognize the influence the halls of government in Harrisburg have on our rivers and streams.
September 5, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Today Governor Hogan announced that the state will shift restoration efforts from Breton Bay to the Manokin River. The decision to use only state funds for restoration on the Manokin raises serious concerns that the sanctuary could be opened to harvest in the future.
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