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  • 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.

  • CBF Urges Municipalities to Use Some Pandemic Recovery Funds to Invest in Local Waters

    July 14, 2021

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation issued the following statement from Pennsylvania Executive Director Shannon Gority, encouraging municipalities within the Commonwealth’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed that will receive a portion of a total of $170 million of American Rescue Plan funding, to invest some of it in projects that will clean up and protect water quality in their local communities.

  • How to Get Pennsylvania Farmers to Save the Chesapeake Bay

    July 13, 2021

    Environmentalists believe reducing runoff from Pennsylvania farms is key to restoring the health of the Chesapeake Bay.

  • On National Soil Health Day, CBF Highlights Importance to Clean Water

    June 23, 2021

    As a member of the Virginia Soil Health Coalition, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation supports soil management for its ability to reduce polluted runoff from agriculture and trap carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

  • Life in a Rain Garden

    June 11, 2021

    For us, it's water infrastructure. For birds and insects, it's home.

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