July 31, 2020
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation welcomed today’s vote in the House of Representatives for fiscal year 2021 spending plans that include funding for oyster restoration through the Army Corps of Engineers and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Bay watershed education program.
July 24, 2020
A $5.5 million boost for EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Program in fiscal year 2021 was passed today by a vote of 224-189 in the House of Representatives.
July 14, 2020
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation applauded proposed funding increases for Bay watershed education and oyster restoration and research in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s fiscal year 2021 budget.
CBF Welcomes Fiscal 2021 Oyster Restoration Funds in Bill Approved by House Appropriations Committee
July 13, 2020
CBF applauds the House Appropriations Committee for including $5 million for oyster restoration and rehabilitation in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' fiscal year 2021 spending plan.
May 11, 2020
We're calling on Congress to provide substantially more aid to the region’s struggling seafood industry, which is in economic free fall because of the near total shutdown of restaurants, markets, and other outlets for fresh oysters, crabs, and other Bay seafood.
CBF Appreciates Sarbanes Leadership Moving Bill to Renew Chesapeake Gateways and Watertrails Network
February 26, 2020
The House of Representatives today overwhelmingly passed legislation spearheaded by Rep. John Sarbanes and supported by 15 bipartisan original co-sponsors to reauthorize the Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network through 2025.
Bipartisan Bill Would Increase Funding for NOAA’s Chesapeake Bay Office, Benefit Oysters, Crabs, and Other Valuable Fisheries
January 27, 2020
Legislation introduced today would reauthorize the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Chesapeake Bay Office and proposes increasing its annual funding from $12 million in 2021 to $24.6 million in 2024.
May 21, 2019
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Today, the House Appropriations Committee released details of funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers including $5 million for large-scale oyster restoration and rehabilitation efforts.
March 15, 2019
Whether on cable news, your social media feed, or at the family dinner table, political bickering feels inescapable. But across the Chesapeake Bay watershed, individuals of all political persuasions can all agree on one topic–clean water.
July 6, 2018
The least expensive ways to fight pollution also targets the largest source of pollution—agricultural runoff.
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