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  • This Week in the Watershed: Pride or Disgrace

    June 30, 2017

    It has been several months since the Trump administration proposed its federal budget, but we are still aghast at the draconian cuts to Bay cleanup programs.

  • Under the Microscope: Science the Source of Solutions

    June 27, 2017

    As a young boy, my curiosity about the woods, critters and water of the Back Mountain region of northern Luzerne County made for an exciting and formative time.

  • CBF Issues Statement on Federal Efforts to Rescind WOTUS

    June 27, 2017

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)--Chesapeake Bay Foundation Vice President Kim Coble issued this statement following EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announcement that they are proposing a rule to rescind the Clean Water Rule and revert to a previous definition of "waters of the United States."

  • CBF Releases Assessment of MD, VA, and PA Milestone Progress

    June 21, 2017

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation's assessment of progress made implementing milestone commitments in 2016 found Maryland and Virginia largely on track to meet commitments for reducing pollution and Pennsylvania falling significantly short in reducing nitrogen pollution.

  • Why Cut a $73 Million Program That Provides Billions in Benefits?

    June 21, 2017

    There is more good news for the Bay this spring. There is clear consensus in the scientific community that the health of the Bay is improving.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Reason for Optimism

    June 9, 2017

    It's outrageous. The Trump administration's proposed federal budget zeroes out funding for clean water efforts, notably, the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint.

  • CBF Statement Following the Executive Council Meeting

    June 8, 2017

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Today, Chesapeake Bay states called with one voice for continued federal partnership in the Bay cleanup. The Governors who make up the Chesapeake Bay Executive Council took courageous, bipartisan action to lead the fight against the Trump Administration's proposal to eliminate the Chesapeake Bay Program in the next fiscal year.

  • Funding the Bay

    June 6, 2017

    Tax dollars at work. It's a sign you occasionally see at road construction projects. But it also could be affixed to any number of valuable government services we take for granted as we sail, motor, fish, or swim in the Chesapeake Bay.

  • This Week in the Watershed: A Budget Battle for the Bay

    May 26, 2017

    After a brief hiatus, we’re happy to bring back “This Week in the Watershed,” a weekly update on all the happenings around the watershed.

  • CBF Issues Statement on Proposed EPA Budget

    May 23, 2017

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Today, the Trump Administration released the details of its fiscal year 2018 budget for the Environmental Protection Agency, which proposes to zero out funding for the Chesapeake Bay Program, the Great Lakes, and other EPA Geographic Programs.

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