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  • Governor's Stormwater Repeal Bill Would Take State Backwards

    February 10, 2015

    Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement today following the introduction of SB 588 and HB 481 which would repeal 2012 legislation that provided funds to help local governments reduce polluted runoff:

  • Bay Foundation Issues Statement on Budget Proposals for Bay Cleanup

    February 8, 2015

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation Virginia Executive Director Ann Jennings issued the following statement today regarding state budget amendments for Chesapeake Bay restoration.

  • Environment Committee Members Co-Sponsor Manure Solution Bill

    February 4, 2015

    Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued this statement today following introduction of SB 257 by lead sponsor Senator Paul Pinsky which codifies in legislation a common-sense and science-based solution to a crisis on the Eastern Shore caused by too much chicken manure.

  • Science is Clear: Pollution Dropping, Bay Still in Recovery

    February 3, 2015

    Kim Coble, vice president of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement following the release of the Bay Barometer 2013-2014 Report by the Chesapeake Bay Program office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

  • CBF Issues Statement on Proposed Obama Administration Budget

    February 3, 2015

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker issued this statement on the proposed Obama Administration budget.

  • CBF Issues Statement on Halt to Natural Gas Permits

    January 30, 2015

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation Pennsylvania Executive Director Harry Campbell issued this statement following Gov. Tom Wolf's moratorium on natural gas drilling in state forests and state parks:

  • CBF Issues Statement on Offshore Drilling Draft Strategy

    January 27, 2015

    Kim Coble, Vice President of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued this statement in response to the Obama Administration's announced draft strategy to open up the Atlantic Coast to oil drilling:

  • CBF: Sad Day for Maryland

    January 22, 2015

    Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued this statement following Governor Hogan's withdrawal Wednesday of the Phosphorus Management Tool and nitrogen oxides (NOx) reduction regulations:

  • CBF Issues Statement on New Menhaden Stock Assessment

    January 16, 2015

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation Senior Fisheries Scientist Bill Goldsborough issued this statement following the release of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) menhaden stock assessment yesterday.

  • CBF Issues Statement on Farm Conservation Funding

    January 14, 2015

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker issued this statement following the announcement by the U.S. Department of Agriculture that the region will receive $19 million in additional funding as one of eight Critical Conservation Areas to be included in the new Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) under the federal Farm Bill.

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