November 11, 2020
A small Virginia city is planting trees—and hope—for the future.
October 23, 2020
To truly achieve environmental justice in the Bay watershed, the Chesapeake Bay Executive Council, as well as the governments and institutions it represents, must address the barriers to meaningful participation that communities continue to face.
October 22, 2020
Trees and civic engagement are two things we need to ensure clean water for all, according to CBF Student Leader Kaitlyn Leitherer.
October 16, 2020
Today Virginia’s Department of Environmental Quality released a long-awaited environmental justice study and announced that the agency is creating a new Environmental Justice Director position.
Proposed Norfolk Shipyard Gas Plant Needs Air Board Hearing, Meaningful Environmental Justice Review
October 8, 2020
Yesterday CBF filed comments with Virginia’s Department of Environmental Quality on a draft permit for a proposed natural gas-fired power plant at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Virginia.
In Richmond, Trees Will Battle Extreme Heat, Pollution, and Injustice in Greening Southside Initiative
September 2, 2020
A major new initiative in southside Richmond will plant more than 650 new trees in neighborhoods suffering from extreme heat linked to racially-motivated housing discrimination in the past.
August 25, 2020
Virginia would create a director of environmental justice position at the Department of Environmental Quality under budget amendment item 380 #1h introduced by Del. Jay Jones during Virginia’s ongoing special legislative session.
August 18, 2020
Today, the Chesapeake Executive Council held its annual meeting to discuss the course of Bay restoration.
April 5, 2020
In Baltimore Harbor’s toxic legacy, Turner Station sees a solution for rising seas.