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  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation Statement on WOTUS Change

    December 11, 2018

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation Vice President Lisa Feldt issued this statement today following the EPA announcement proposing to revise the definition of "waters of the United States" rule.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Bivalve Blues

    December 7, 2018

    During the rush of Thanksgiving week, a critical report was released on the current and future state of oysters in Maryland. And it didn’t bring good news.

  • Making History in 2018

    December 4, 2018

    Right in our own backyard, the world's greatest environmental recovery is taking place. And that is in no small part thanks to you.

  • This Week in the Watershed: The Coldest Ever

    November 30, 2018

    Many of us are still regaining feeling in our toes and ears.

  • Defining the Chesapeake

    November 28, 2018

    Exploring the rich Native American history that is intrinsic to our region’s identity.

  • This Week in the Watershed: 7 Tips for a Bay-Friendly Thanksgiving

    November 16, 2018

    It's hard to believe, but Thanksgiving is just around the corner. As you prepare for the annual feast with family and friends, there are things you can do to help save the Bay and its rivers and streams.

  • The Original Thanksgiving Dinner Reimagined

    November 15, 2018

    We can only imagine the bounty the Bay could have provided the first Thanksgiving participants, just a decade removed from Captain John Smith’s first voyage up the Chesapeake.

  • This Week in the Watershed: The Ripple Effect

    November 9, 2018

    We face numerous issues cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams. And these issues are interconnected.

  • This Week's Election

    November 8, 2018

    Many are asking what Tuesday's election will mean for the Bay. Our staff are assessing the new political landscape and the opportunities and challenges that may lie ahead.

  • This Week in the Watershed: The Bay Ballot

    November 2, 2018

    Tuesday's elections may determine the success or failure of the Chesapeake Bay cleanup.

  • The Chesapeake Bay’s Environmental Success Story Is in Danger

    October 27, 2018

    The Trump administration is threatening to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory, but it’s not too late to turn things around.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Your Air at Risk

    October 26, 2018

    Most living creatures, whether they walk, swim, or crawl, are harmed by poor air quality. And if the EPA rolls back two critical Clean Air Act initiatives, our climate, health, and water quality could suffer.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Dropping Temps, Changing Bay

    October 19, 2018

    Autumn is officially here, as temperatures have plummeted this past week. And the Bay and its rivers and streams are reacting to the dramatic shift.

  • This Week in the Watershed: An Oyster Revival

    October 12, 2018

    Before the Chesapeake was first explored by Captain John Smith in 1608, the Bay was known for its oysters. But the magnitude of the Bay's oyster population has dropped precipitously since the days when Smith wrote that oysters "lay thick as stones."

  • This Week in the Watershed: Resisting Rollbacks

    October 5, 2018

    It was less than a generation ago that America was confronted with the consequences of the degradation of the environment.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Living with a Smoker

    September 28, 2018

    Higher rates of asthma, increased chances of lung cancer, chronic bronchitis. These are just a few of the health impacts caused by the long-term breathing of fine particulate matter.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Breathe Easy?

    September 21, 2018

    Most understand that how we treat the land has a direct correlation to the health of our waterways. But often overlooked is the major impact air pollution has on water quality.

  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation: EPA Decision on Interstate Air Pollution Fails to Protect Human Health and the Environment

    September 17, 2018

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is dismayed, but not surprised by the Environmental Protection Agency's decision Friday to abdicate its responsibility under the Clean Air Act by denying petitions requesting coal-fired power plants in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky reduce air pollution that travels across state lines.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Rain Repercussions

    September 14, 2018

    All eyes are south of the Bay watershed this week, as Hurricane Florence barrels towards the Carolinas. The storm is predicted to cause billions of dollars in damage, with historic flooding and devastating storm surge forecast.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Hellbent on Clean Water

    September 7, 2018

    The Keystone State is renowned for its abundance of beautiful rivers, streams, and creeks. But roughly 19,000 miles of Keystone State rivers and streams are polluted. And one of its native critters is suffering.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Another Chain of Events

    August 31, 2018

    As we wrote last year at this time, there is no shortage of opportunities to join us in the field, on the water, or in the classroom this fall.

  • Trump Plan Endangers Chesapeake Bay Blue Crabs

    August 28, 2018

    It's difficult growing up a crab. Cold winters, predators, dead zones, vanishing habitat — these are just some of the threats a young crustacean faces. And now, a plan by the Trump administration to open the Atlantic seaboard to oil and gas exploration and drilling could upset the already precarious life cycle of the Chesapeake Bay blue crab.

  • The Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint is Working

    August 23, 2018

    This is a critical time for bay restoration. At the halfway point between 2010 and 2025 the question is: Are we on track?

  • This Week in the Watershed: Wavering Waters

    August 17, 2018

    For more than 40 years, CBF Senior Naturalist John Page Williams has explored the many waterways in the Chesapeake Bay, particularly his home Severn River. And despite all that time on the water, he often says, "Every time I go out on my river, I learn something new."

  • CBF Files Comments Opposing Two EPA Regulatory Changes

    August 16, 2018

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation submitted comments this week in opposition to two of EPA's proposed regulatory changes.

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