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  • CBF Urges Municipalities to Use Some Pandemic Recovery Funds to Invest in Local Waters

    July 14, 2021

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation issued the following statement from Pennsylvania Executive Director Shannon Gority, encouraging municipalities within the Commonwealth’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed that will receive a portion of a total of $170 million of American Rescue Plan funding, to invest some of it in projects that will clean up and protect water quality in their local communities.

  • Trees? Yes, Please!

    November 9, 2020

    With the help of a new $2 million grant, we’re working with partners to plant 360 acres of streamside forest buffers, train on-the-ground technicians, and boost local clean water plans in eight Pennsylvania counties.

  • From Rooftops to Rivers: Solving Stormwater Woes With Local Solutions

    May 4, 2020

    You may not realize it, but the water we drink, shower and bathe with, as well as recreate in, was once stormwater.

  • Pennsylvania Has Been ‘Growing Greener’ for 20 Years

    January 10, 2020

    Twenty years after Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge signed a bill establishing Growing Greener at $650 million over five years, the Commonwealth struggles today to make the adequate investments necessary to clean and protect its waters.

  • Floods and Fees: How a Pennsylvania Town Found a Fix for Stormwater

    January 7, 2020

    By re-envisioning stormwater management as a service, Derry Township energized efforts to proactively manage, repair, and upgrade aging infrastructure, reduce chronic flooding, meet the increasing regulatory requirements of its MS4 stormwater permit, and clean up its streams.

  • CBF Applauds NFWF Grants to Improve Pennsylvania’s Water Quality

    October 17, 2019

    National Fish and Wildlife Foundation grants totaling more than $3.1 million aim to clean and restore polluted rivers and streams in the Commonwealth.

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