CBF Statement on Bay States' Litigation Opposing Trump’s Rollback of Critical Auto Emissions Standards
September 20, 2019
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation today is commending leaders of the Chesapeake Bay states that are opposing efforts by the Trump Administration to remove California’s critical auto emissions standards.
September 19, 2019
Today, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee finished markup of HR 1620, which would reauthorize the Chesapeake Bay Program for the next five years and increase the funding provided to it.
September 16, 2019
The regulations call for removing one harvest day per week for commercial watermen—Wednesday—as well as reducing bushel limits.
September 13, 2019
Today Omega Protein announcement that it is knowingly and willingly going to exceed the Chesapeake Bay menhaden harvest cap.
September 12, 2019
Today, the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers finalized the first step in their plan to repeal and replace the Waters of the United States Rule.
September 11, 2019
The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Coastal and Marine Economies Protection Act (H.R. 1941), which bans oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts
CBF Urges Pennsylvania to Meet Pollution Reduction Goals Following Chesapeake Executive Council Meeting
September 5, 2019
Pennsylvania's significant shortfall in its plans to reduce pollution was not directly addressed by members of the Chesapeake Executive Council until it was brought up by the press.
August 29, 2019
CBF President Will Baker commended Gov. Hogan for pushing the EPA Administrator and the Governor of Pennsylvania to fix and fund the Commonwealth's deficient Clean Water Blueprint plan.
August 28, 2019
The Maryland Department of the Environment announced it is denying permits that a developer for Georgetown University had requested for a large solar energy project in Charles County.
August 27, 2019
Georgetown University is proposing to clear-cut 240 acres of forest next to an environmentally sensitive stream to build the solar array on the Nanjemoy Peninsula near La Plata.