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.
October 18, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is supporting Maryland’s legal efforts to compel the EPA to maintain its responsibility under the Clean Air Act to reduce pollution that crosses state lines.
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.
September 26, 2018
(RICHMOND, VA)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation has submitted comments to the Virginia Air Pollution Control Board opposing the draft permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s proposed natural gas compressor station in Buckingham County, Virginia.
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.
July 13, 2018
The recent hot and sunny weather throughout the watershed has blessed many of us with picturesque days to swim, fish, or work in our gardens. But this weather isn’t a blessing to some.
June 2, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Jon Mueller, Chesapeake Bay Foundation Vice President for Litigation, issued this statement following EPA's announcement that it plans to deny a petition to force 19 out-of-state power plants to reduce pollution harming Marylanders and the Chesapeake Bay.
December 15, 2017
It's no coincidence that what's good for water quality is often good for public health. And in Baltimore, one facility stands in the way of both.
December 11, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—A study commissioned by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation concludes that living near the Wheelabrator trash incinerator in Baltimore is similar to living with a smoker, at least for some children, senior citizens and others with sensitive lungs.
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