CBF Issues Statement on the Billion for the Bay Initiative
May 13, 2021
Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker commended the region’s leaders for the Billion for the Bay Initiative proposed in a letter to Congressional leaders today.
CBF Applauds EPA Move to Restore States' Ability to Adopt Tougher Auto Standards
April 26, 2021
CBF applauds EPA’s proposal taking the first step toward restoring states’ authority to adopt tougher clean vehicle standards than the federal government requires in their fight against transportation emissions and climate change.
CBF Applauds Rep. Spanberger's Growing Climate Solutions Act
April 22, 2021
Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) today introduced bipartisan legislation to help farmers, ranchers, and foresters overcome barriers they face when trying to participate in voluntary carbon markets, where they can sell credits they earn for implementing climate-friendly conservation practices.
CBF Welcomes New Investments in Farm Conservation Programs
April 21, 2021
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack today announced new investments the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) plans to make in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and other programs that help farmers adopt environmentally friendly best management practices that can also mitigate the effects of climate change.
CBF Congratulates Regan on Confirmation as EPA Administrator, Praises His Commitment to Saving the Bay
March 10, 2021
The U.S. Senate confirmed Michael S. Regan as EPA administrator. At his confirmation hearing, Administrator Regan pledged the EPA would be a partner in meeting the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint.
"Do Nothing" Toxic Ozone Rule Challenged by Health and Environmental Groups
February 11, 2021
Today, fourteen health and environmental groups challenged ozone standards in a lawsuit in a federal appeals court. The move comes in response to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Trump administration’s last-minute refusal to strengthen the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for ozone, and less than a month after Earthjustice sued the EPA over a similar rule affecting particulate matter.
Congress Goes WILD for New Restoration Program
February 9, 2021
New Chesapeake WILD program will help restore fish and wildlife habitat and bolster recreational opportunities through the Watershed, if Congress delivers funding.
CBF Welcomes Court Rebuke of Trump EPA "Secret Science" Rule
February 1, 2021
A federal court today threw out the Trump EPA’s rule limiting the agency’s access to the best available science.
CBF Applauds Biden Administration's Promising Start
January 20, 2021
CBF is thrilled the Biden administration has hit the ground running to reverse its predecessors’ dismal record of sidelining science, ignoring public health, and issuing flawed rules that undermine the intent of our nation’s bedrock environmental laws and the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint.
CBF Praises DC Circuit Decision to Vacate Trump EPA's Affordable Clean Energy Rule
January 19, 2021
Today’s decision overturns the ACE rule, which contains the repeal of the Clean Power Plan, and directs EPA to write a new rule to regulate GHG emission from power plants.
CBF Sues EPA for Failing to Protect Watershed Residents and the Bay from Particulate Pollution
January 19, 2021
CBF and environmental and public health partners today sued EPA for refusing to strengthen air quality limits for small, airborne particles (known as particulate matter).
Groups File Brief with D.C. Circuit Opposing Trump Administration’s “Indefensible” Clean Cars Rollback
January 14, 2021
CBF and several of the nation’s largest public health, consumer and environmental groups today presented the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia with a detailed and substantial case showing why the Trump administration’s rollback of the Clean Car Standards is unlawful.
CBF Slams New Rule Limiting EPA Access to Sound Science
January 5, 2021
EPA finalized a rule today that hamstrings the agency’s ability to use all available sound science in its work, including setting and revising standards essential to restoring the Chesapeake Bay and its waterways.
CBF's 2020 State of the Bay Score Down Slightly
January 5, 2021
This year, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's assessment of the State of the Bay remained at a D+, but declined by one point from 2018. While concerning, the decline is largely due to ineffective management of the Bay's striped bass population, as opposed to water quality concerns.
Eight Ways the New Administration Can Save the Bay
December 30, 2020
There are only four years left to meet the goals of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint. To help us get there, the Biden administration will have to hit the ground running.
EPA Decision to Retain Insufficient Ozone Emissions Standards Puts Bay Cleanup, Watershed Residents at Risk
December 23, 2020
EPA announced today it won’t tighten the existing insufficient limits on ozone pollution. The agency made this decision despite overwhelming evidence that the current standards fail to protect the health of the watershed’s most vulnerable residents.
CBF Praises Congress for Adding $2.5 Million to 2021 Chesapeake Bay Program Budget
December 22, 2020
Congress included a $2.5 million increase for the Chesapeake Bay Program in the $1.4 trillion fiscal year 2021 omnibus spending package it passed last night.
CBF Issues Statement Praising President-Elect Joe Biden's Pick for EPA Administrator
December 18, 2020
Before Gov. Roy Cooper tapped him to run North Carolina’s environmental agency in 2017, Regan was a senior official working on climate change and clean energy, and before that southeast regional director, at the Environmental Defense Fund.
Clean Air Cost-Benefit Rule Threatens Limits Crucial to Bay Cleanup, Health Protection
December 9, 2020
EPA announced today it has finalized an unnecessary rule that threatens to undermine air pollution limits essential to restoring the Chesapeake Bay and its waterways and puts the health of the watershed’s most vulnerable residents at the greatest risk.
CBF Applauds House Passage of Ecosystem Restoration Bill
December 8, 2020
The U.S. House of Representatives today overwhelmingly approved the Water Resources Development Act of 2020, which authorizes ecosystem restoration projects in the Chesapeake Bay watershed and around the country.
CBF Issues a Statement on the Passing of Former Senator Paul Sarbanes
December 7, 2020
The Bay lost a great champion yesterday, when Paul Sarbanes, former U.S. Senator from Maryland, died.
CBF Issues Statement on Motion to Dismiss EPA Lawsuits
November 22, 2020
The Justice Department, representing EPA, has filed motions to dismiss separate lawsuits filed by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and its partners.
CBF Congratulates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on Winning Presidency/Vice Presidency
November 7, 2020
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation congratulates President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris.
Enactment of Historic Legislation is Major Victory for Chesapeake Bay
October 30, 2020
Today, the America’s Conservation Enhancement (ACE) Act was signed into law. Passing both chambers of Congress unanimously, this broad conservation bill contains programs that will significantly help protect and restore the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams.
CBF, National Parks Conservation Association Oppose EPA Proposal to Devalue Co-benefits of Air Pollution Rules
August 4, 2020
CBF and the National Parks Conservation Association have filed comments opposing EPA’s reliance on questionable legal authority to create a dangerously unbalanced approach to analyzing the costs and benefits of air pollution limits.
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