June 14, 2023
CBF Vice President of Litigation Jon Mueller breaks down the big takeaways from the recent Sackett v. EPA ruling and what it could mean for water quality in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
May 25, 2023
Today the United States Supreme Court released its decision in Sackett v. EPA. By significantly narrowing the definition of which wetlands and other waters are protected by the Clean Water Act, the decision could damage the decades-long effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay and its waterways.
September 29, 2022
An upcoming Supreme Court decision could determine the fate of thousands of acres of wetlands in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
February 7, 2022
CBF and 26 other water quality groups today filed comments supporting the Biden administration’s proposal to effectively repeal its predecessor’s dangerously narrow wetlands rule and temporarily replace it with an updated version of the stronger rule in use before 2015.
February 9, 2021
New Chesapeake WILD program will help restore fish and wildlife habitat and bolster recreational opportunities through the Watershed, if Congress delivers funding.
April 21, 2020
The Obama-era Clean Water Rule provided robust protections for wetlands and seasonal streams under the Clean Water Act.
February 14, 2020
An ode to mud puddles and odiferous plants.
January 23, 2020
In an unprecedented assault on the Clean Water Act, the Trump administration's new definition of "Waters of the United States" slashes federal protections for wetlands and waterways that are essential to restoring the Chesapeake Bay.
September 27, 2019
From boggy and grassy to teaming with plants and wildlife, the manmade wetland in Waynesboro, VA is bringing new joy and less flooding to the Jefferson Park Neighborhood.
April 2, 2019
Protection of streams and wetlands is vital to the health of the Chesapeake Bay