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  • Virginia Declares More Waterways Damaged by Harmful Algal Blooms

    August 11, 2022

    Harmful algal blooms that threaten the health of people and pets who spend time on the water led Virginia to add Lake Anna and six other bodies of water to its list of impaired waterways in a recent draft report.

  • To Unpave Paradise, Pull Up a Parking Lot

    July 15, 2022

    CBF and Branch's Baptist Church look to nature to solve environmental, health, and economic problems in Richmond.

  • Virginia Beach Continues Plastic Bag Fee Consideration

    July 6, 2022

    Committing to take a closer look at litter issues, last night the Virginia Beach City Council deferred voting on the implementation of a 5-cent fee for each plastic bag used by retailers in the city.

  • Let's Clean Up and Protect Western Pennsylvania's Waterways

    June 29, 2022

    We fouled our precious waterways, now it is time to clean them up. Over one-third of Pennsylvania's waters are impaired and western Pennsylvania's streams are no exception.

  • Funding Crucial for the Future of Clean Water in Pennsylvania

    May 20, 2022

    The commonwealth's legislature has a once in a lifetime opportunity to act on its clean water commitment by passing the proposed spending budget and legislation to provide investments for critical financial and technical resources to farmers and communities for clean water.

  • BWB and CBF Take Action Against Short-Sighted Stormwater Permits

    December 6, 2021

    Blue Water Baltimore, partnering with CBF, today filed a petition for judicial review of to the municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) permits recently issued for Baltimore City and County.

  • CBF Raises Concerns over New MDE Permits

    November 5, 2021

    CBF raised serious concerns about municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) permits that the Maryland Department of the Environment issued today for Baltimore City and Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Prince George’s, and Montgomery Counties.

  • Fredericksburg to Prevent Litter With Plastic Bag Fee

    September 29, 2021

    The Fredericksburg City Council has approved an ordinance to prevent litter through a 5-cent fee on disposable plastic bags provided at grocery stores, convenience stores, and drugstores.

  • Cuidando los Ríos

    July 19, 2021

    Efraín Carcamo y sus tres hijos cruzan rocas en la orilla del río James en Richmond, buscando basura que la corriente dejó entre piedras y ramas.

  • Healing Waters

    July 19, 2021

    Efrain Carcamo passes on his love of nature to his three children as they hunt for litter lodged by the current among rocks and branches along the James River in Richmond, VA.

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