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  • CBF Statement on FERC Pipeline Approval Challenge

    August 16, 2018

    (RICHMOND, VA)—Today the Chesapeake Bay Foundation joined a challenge to Atlantic Coast Pipeline approval by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, filed by the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of CBF and other conservation groups.

  • CBF Statement on Halt of Atlantic Coast Pipeline Work

    August 13, 2018

    (RICHMOND, VA)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation Virginia Assistant Director and Senior Attorney Peggy Sanner issued the following statement following the decision by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission late last week to halt work on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline after the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals vacated key pipeline permits.

  • CBF Statement on Fones Cliffs Developer Violations

    April 9, 2018

    (RICHMOND, VA)—Last week, the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality issued a second notice of violation to Virginia True Corporation, the Fones Cliffs developer.

  • Fones Cliffs Fauna

    March 27, 2018

    There are few places like Fones Cliffs left in the Bay watershed.

  • This Week in the Watershed: If You Build It They Will Come

    September 29, 2017

    It goes without saying, but the Bay looked awfully different when Captain John Smith first navigated its waters in 1608. The journals of Smith reveal a Bay bursting with life.

  • CBF Statement on City of Virginia Beach Resolution Opposing Offshore Drilling

    June 21, 2017

    (VIRGINIA BEACH, VA)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation Senior Scientist Chris Moore issued the following statement regarding the passage of a resolution by the City of Virginia Beach opposing opening areas of the Atlantic Coast to offshore oil and gas drilling.

  • Greening Diplomacy in the Bay and Beyond!

    June 1, 2017

    Just as we engage in diplomacy to find solutions to joint issues, so we are working together to save a precious natural resource, and in turn, work to save our planet.

  • Senator Yaw, CBF Students Support Legislation to Save Hellbenders and Clean Water in PA

    May 10, 2017

    (HARRISBURG, PA)—State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23rd) would like to introduce colleagues at the Capitol to his slippery, spongelike friends and students who care about them.

  • Tundra Swans

    April 1, 2013

    The number of tundra swans wintering in the Chesapeake Bay is dwindling. Find out why.

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