April 4, 2019
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Legislation that would task the Oyster Advisory Commission with developing consensus-based recommendations for the future of oyster fishery management in Maryland has now passed both the House and the Senate.
March 27, 2019
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Legislation that would permanently protect the five Maryland tributaries targeted for large-scale oyster restoration has passed both the Senate and the House.
February 15, 2019
(RICHMOND, VA)—The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit today upheld a decision requiring that Norfolk Southern pay stormwater utility fees to the City of Roanoke.
February 14, 2019
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The changes would remove protections for some wetlands and intermittent streams.
January 31, 2019
Hazardous coal ash has been precariously stored in unlined ponds at four sites along the James, Potomac, and Elizabeth rivers, but elected leaders in Virginia are now requiring it be moved.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation Lauds Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch’s Bill to Protect the State’s Oyster Restoration Tributaries
January 29, 2019
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—On Monday night, Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch introduced a new bill to permanently protect the state’s five Chesapeake Bay tributaries where oyster restoration work is underway or planned to take place.
January 18, 2019
(RICHMOND, VA)—A broad coalition of Virginians urges support of legislation introduced by Virginia Delegate Mark Keam to expand the ability of localities to require tree planting or replacement during the development process to achieve specific water quality goals.
January 7, 2019
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s biennial State of the Bay report score decreased one point this year to 33, equivalent to a D+. The drop was largely due to increased pollution and poor water clarity caused by record regional rainfall.
Eastern Shore State Senators and Delegates to Discuss Environmental Legislative Priorities Monday, Jan. 7
January 4, 2019
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Members of the media and the public are invited to attend the Eastern Shore Environmental Legislative Preview in Easton Monday night.
December 18, 2018
(RICHMOND)—Today Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced his Administration’s budget proposal, which includes historic investments in programs to restore Virginia waterways and the Chesapeake Bay.
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