CBF Applauds Governor Wolf’s Call for $737 Million to Support Farmers’ Clean Water and Climate Change Efforts
September 7, 2021
CBF issued a statement from Pennsylvania Executive Director Shannon Gority today, commending Governor Tom Wolf for urging U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to implement the $737 million Chesapeake Bay Resilient Farms Initiative (CRFI).
August 5, 2021
Seizing current opportunities can put Pennsylvania back on track toward its goals for cleaner local rivers and streams and saving the Bay. But action must be taken now; time is running out.
July 9, 2021
CBF thanks U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Robert Casey (D-Pa.) for their efforts to help achieve those requirements by seeking funds in next year’s budget for projects to tackle the biggest challenge to restoring the Bay—reducing polluted runoff from Pennsylvania farms.
September 25, 2020
CBF is applauding new legislation in the state Senate that will offer financial support that farmers in Pennsylvania want and need so they can keep soil on the land, reduce polluted runoff into local streams, and protect their long-term viability.
September 16, 2020
It will take the work of many hands for Pennsylvania to lessen its impact as the greatest source of pollution to the Chesapeake Bay.
August 31, 2020
Since more than half of the freshwater that pours into the bay comes from the Susquehanna River, saving the Bay is only possible if we first save the local Pennsylvania rivers and streams that feed into it.
August 12, 2020
A proposed program aims to help Pennsylvania farmers and bring the state back on track toward meeting its clean water goals.