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  • CBF Issues Statement on Federal Efforts to Rescind WOTUS

    June 27, 2017

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)--Chesapeake Bay Foundation Vice President Kim Coble issued this statement following EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announcement that they are proposing a rule to rescind the Clean Water Rule and revert to a previous definition of "waters of the United States."

  • Brewing for the Bay

    June 23, 2017

    When you think of a farm, you might imagine a picturesque barn with rolling hills dotted with cows or perfect, straight rows of tomatoes.

  • Catch the Last Two Clean Water Concerts

    June 22, 2017

    As the first official day of summer arrives, so do the final two Clean Water Concert Series performances.

  • Why Cut a $73 Million Program That Provides Billions in Benefits?

    June 21, 2017

    There is more good news for the Bay this spring. There is clear consensus in the scientific community that the health of the Bay is improving.

  • CBF Releases Assessment of MD, VA, and PA Milestone Progress

    June 21, 2017

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation's assessment of progress made implementing milestone commitments in 2016 found Maryland and Virginia largely on track to meet commitments for reducing pollution and Pennsylvania falling significantly short in reducing nitrogen pollution.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Spanning Generations

    June 16, 2017

    Inspiring. That’s the first word that came to mind when hearing the story of Walter Zadan, an integral volunteer for our Virginia oyster restoration team, who recently celebrated his 90th birthday.

  • Photo of the Week: Bright and Early

    June 12, 2017

    Bright and early sunrise on the Bay in Shady Side, Maryland.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Reason for Optimism

    June 9, 2017

    It's outrageous. The Trump administration's proposed federal budget zeroes out funding for clean water efforts, notably, the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint.

  • CBF Statement Following the Executive Council Meeting

    June 8, 2017

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Today, Chesapeake Bay states called with one voice for continued federal partnership in the Bay cleanup. The Governors who make up the Chesapeake Bay Executive Council took courageous, bipartisan action to lead the fight against the Trump Administration's proposal to eliminate the Chesapeake Bay Program in the next fiscal year.

  • Charles County Commissioners Say "Yes" to Critical Zoning Protections for Mattawoman Creek

    June 7, 2017

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Erik Fisher, Maryland Land Use Planner for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement following votes by Commissioners Murphy, Robinson, and Stewart to adopt Watershed Conservation District zoning that will prevent excessive development and help protect clean water in Mattawoman Creek.

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