November 22, 2019
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation today joined a coalition of NGOs filing suit to overturn the Environmental Protection Agency’s attempt to withdraw the Clean Air Act waiver previously granted to California’s Clean Cars program.
October 18, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is supporting Maryland’s legal efforts to compel the EPA to maintain its responsibility under the Clean Air Act to reduce pollution that crosses state lines.
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.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation: EPA Decision on Interstate Air Pollution Fails to Protect Human Health and the Environment
September 17, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is dismayed, but not surprised by the Environmental Protection Agency's decision Friday to abdicate its responsibility under the Clean Air Act by denying petitions requesting coal-fired power plants in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky reduce air pollution that travels across state lines.
July 13, 2018
The recent hot and sunny weather throughout the watershed has blessed many of us with picturesque days to swim, fish, or work in our gardens. But this weather isn’t a blessing to some.
November 29, 2017
As promised, the Trump administration has acted to repeal the Clean Power Plan, the Obama era rule aimed at reducing carbon emissions.
October 25, 2017
In September of 1983, the results of a seven-year EPA study of the Chesapeake Bay landed on our respective desks — one of us was the new administrator of EPA, recently appointed by President Ronald Reagan, and the other was the new president of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Partners, Sue EPA to Stop Smog from Harming Marylanders and the Chesapeake Bay
October 4, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)–The Chesapeake Bay Foundation and six regional and national groups concerned with human health and a clean environment today filed suit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The organizations want federal action to stop 19 out-of-state power plants from harming Marylanders and the Chesapeake Bay.
September 27, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Jon Mueller, Vice President of Litigation at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement after Maryland filed a lawsuit today against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to respond to the state’s petition for action against 19 upwind power plants.
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