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  • CBF Files Comments Opposing Replacement of the WOTUS Rule

    April 12, 2019

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation today filed comments on the proposed replacement for the 2015 Waters of the U.S. rule.

  • CBF Issues Statement on the Bay Barometer Report

    April 2, 2019

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Today, the Chesapeake Bay Program released its annual Bay Barometer report, looking at 19 environmental indicators. Questions have been asked about the difference in the Bay Barometer and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's State of the Bay score, which declined in 2018.

  • Virginia Volunteers Needed for Clean the Bay Day

    April 1, 2019

    (RICHMOND, VA)—Thousands of volunteers and dozens of partner organizations are needed from the Eastern Shore to the Shenandoah Valley to join in the major annual effort to pick up litter from Virginia waterways during Clean the Bay Day this June.

  • This Week in the Watershed: A Slap in the Face

    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.

  • One Prolific Voice for Clean Water

    March 12, 2019

    CBF's Hampton Roads Grassroots Manager Tanner Council describes Hampton resident Claire Neubert as one of the most prolific volunteers CBF has ever worked with.

  • CBF Issues Statement on Proposed 90 Percent Cut to Chesapeake Bay Program

    March 11, 2019

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Currently funded at $73 million, the budget proposes reducing funding to $7.3 million, a 90 percent cut.

  • CBF Issues Statement on Trump Budget

    March 11, 2019

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Trump Administration budget proposes to reduce spending for EPA by 31 percent.

  • This Week in the Watershed: The Bulldozers Are Waiting

    March 1, 2019

    It’s a scene that’s far too common. A fleet of gas-guzzling bulldozers flatten acres of high-value, mature, and healthy forest. In a flash, decades, even centuries, of nature’s hard work is reduced to stumps and mud.

  • An Oyster Champion in Virginia

    February 27, 2019

    One student is on a quest to officially recognize the importance of oysters in Virginia.

  • This Week in the Watershed: The Bay's Cornerstone

    February 22, 2019

    Following decades of restoration work, we are making progress restoring the Bay's native oyster population. And two pieces of legislation before the Maryland General Assembly would take restoration efforts even further.

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