March 25, 2015
They Are Coming: Some Osprey Are on the Move
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The annual migration of osprey from their wintering grounds in South America is now underway. While some have already arrived in the Chesapeake Bay region, others have not yet begun their trek. You can track the movements of four Chesapeake Bay osprey at cbf.org/ospreymap.
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March 18, 2015
Joint Environmental Statement on Hogan Administration's Revised Phosphorus Regulations
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—"We are pleased the Hogan Administration has agreed to close a loophole in its proposed phosphorus regulations that could have allowed for delay after delay...Our organizations would have liked to have begun using the Phosphorus Management Tool four years ago, as Maryland promised, and as the science dictated. Nevertheless, these revised regulations represent progress toward reducing pollution from agriculture—which we absolutely must do to protect the Chesapeake Bay and local waterways, as well as public health."
The Maryland Clean Agriculture Coalition and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation released a joint statement about Governor Hogan's revised Phosphorus Management Tool (PMT) regulations.
March 16, 2015
New EPA Reports Examine State Oversight of Agriculture Programs in Virginia and Pennsylvania
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—New reports from the federal Environmental Protection Agency examine state programs overseeing animal agricultural facilities as well as actions undertaken by Virginia and Pennsylvania to reduce pollution from agriculture. The reports found that while both states have pieces in place to support pollution reductions, both states have significant deficiencies that will have to be rectified if clean-up goals are to be achieved.
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CBF In the News
March 14, 2015
Q&A with Chesapeake Bay Foundation Scientist Chris Moore
(Richmond Times-Dispatch)—Chris Moore is the Virginia senior scientist for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Soon to be 40, Moore grew up in Virginia Beach, with regular trips to North Carolina. Read More
CBF In the News
March 11, 2015
The Brock Environmental Center is Alive
(For Construction Pros)— The Chesapeake Bay Foundation's (CBF) Brock Environmental Center was named in honor of Joan and Macon Brock in recognition of their generous $3.5 million leadership gift toward this ambitious project, which obtained LEED Platinum and is seeking a Living Building Challenge certification. If this certification is achieved, the building will be the most environmentally sustainable building in the United States. Read More