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 Eagle catching fish  Photo by Barbara Houston BashPress Statement

May 4, 2017

CBF Issues Statement Following Passage of Funding for Bay Restoration

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—"We want to thank the bipartisan coalition of Senators and Representatives from the Chesapeake Bay watershed for their tireless efforts to preserve investments for Bay restoration in the omnibus appropriations bill for fiscal 2017."

CBF President William C. Baker issued this statement after Congress approved funding in support of Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts for the remainder of the 2017 fiscal year. Read More

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Press Statement

May 5, 2017

CBF Statement on Richmond's Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—"Thank you and congratulations to the City of Richmond and its committed staff for impressive work upgrading Richmond's wastewater treatment plant."

Peggy Sanner, CBF's Virginia Assistant Director, issued this statement following the City of Richmond's completion of a multi-year effort to significantly reduce nutrient pollution discharged into the James River by the city's wastewater treatment plant. Read More

Press Statement

April 28, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Statement on Opening Atlantic Coast to Offshore Drilling

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—"The Chesapeake Bay is a national treasure, and drilling offshore poses unjustifiable risks to the Bay, its living resources, the tourism economy, and the many jobs dependent on clean water."

Kim Coble, CBF Vice President for Environmental Protection and Restoration, issued this statement following reports that the Trump Administration has proposed opening areas of the Atlantic coast to offshore oil and gas drilling. Read More

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CBF In the News

April 13, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Gives Media First-Hand Look at Bay

(York Dispatch)—The clouds were breaking as a group of journalists from southern Pennsylvania climbed aboard Snow Goose, a Chesapeake Bay workboat traditionally used for harvesting crabs and oysters. Read More

CBF In the News

March 25, 2017

Make Clean Water a Priority

(The Sentinel)—Anna Pauletta, CBF Pennsylvania Student Leadership Council President, writes, "There is no such thing as Republican clean water or Democrat clean water. Clean water is clean water and there has been a failure as a nation to recognize that an unhealthy environment affects everybody, regardless of social status or political stance." Read More

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Volunteers plant trees for a restoration project at Holly Beach Farm. Copyright 2010 Nikki Davis
Volunteers plant trees for a restoration project at Holly Beach Farm. © 2010 Nikki Davis

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TURNING THE TIDE, SAVING THE CHESAPEAKE BAY

Episode #53
Oysters Win, Trees Hold
April 11, 2017

CBF President Will Baker and Maryland Executive Director Alison Prost discuss the results of this year’s general session, which wrapped up April 10, 2017.

Read more about this year's progress in Annapolis on our Maryland Legislative Session page.

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Episode #52
A Different Model
March 30, 2017

CBF President Will Baker talks with aquaculturist Tim Hickey of Tangier Island Oyster Company about farming oysters on Tangier Island—how it works, why it's important to the culture and future of Tangier, and why Tangier oysters taste so good!

Want to find out more about the magic of Tangier? Watch Tim's TEDxRVA talk..

Photo courtesy of Tangier Island Oyster Company


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