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  • This Week in the Watershed: Flipping the Script

    July 14, 2017

    When an anniversary or milestone approaches, the natural inclination is often to reflect on the past. As CBF celebrates its 50th anniversary, we’re flipping the script—what better way to celebrate than to engage with the next generation and hear their thoughts on what it will take to save the Bay.

  • CBF Issues Statement on S. 1514, the Hunting Heritage and Environmental Legacy Preservation (HELP) for Wildlife Act

    July 12, 2017

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)--On June 30, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), joined with Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), John Boozman (R-AR), and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) to introduce S. 1514, the Hunting Heritage and Environmental Legacy Preservation (HELP) for Wildlife Act.

  • A Cleaner Hampton River at Risk

    July 5, 2017

    Across the city of Hampton, people are pitching in to clean up the Hampton River.

  • 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."

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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