February 7, 2019
(RICHMOND, VA)—Today the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Menhaden Management Board passed a motion requiring Virginia to maintain its menhaden harvest below the Chesapeake Bay reduction fishery harvest cap.
February 6, 2019
(ARLINGTON, VA)—Today the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission discussed initial findings from its striped bass stock assessment, which shows declining numbers—especially in the number of large spawning fish.
January 31, 2019
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is joining Earthjustice and others to sue theU.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to reduce interstate air pollution.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation Lauds Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch’s Bill to Protect the State’s Oyster Restoration Tributaries
January 29, 2019
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—On Monday night, Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch introduced a new bill to permanently protect the state’s five Chesapeake Bay tributaries where oyster restoration work is underway or planned to take place.
January 18, 2019
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Governor Hogan has nominated Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio to be Secretary of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
January 8, 2019
(RICHMOND, VA)—Today the Virginia State Air Pollution Control Board approved a permit for the Buckingham natural gas compressor station linked to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
December 28, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Yesterday, the EPA proposed to change how it looks at the costs and benefits of the Mercury Air Toxics Standards.
December 19, 2018
(RICHMOND)—Today the Virginia State Air Pollution Control Board postponed a decision on the permit for the Buckingham natural gas compressor station linked to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, in order to take in additional public comment.
December 18, 2018
(RICHMOND)—Today Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced his Administration’s budget proposal, which includes historic investments in programs to restore Virginia waterways and the Chesapeake Bay.
December 12, 2018
(VIRGINIA BEACH)—Today Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced his Administration’s proposed budget increases for critical programs that benefit Chesapeake Bay restoration.