February 27, 2015
Joint Environmental Statement on Hogan Administration's Proposed Phosphorus Regulations
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Maryland Clean Agriculture Coalition and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation announced their opposition to the Hogan Administration's proposed Phosphorus Management Tool (PMT) regulations, after conducting a detailed analysis of the regulations, and released the following joint statement.
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February 24, 2015
Bay Foundation Applauds Legislators for Boosting Bay Cleanup Funding in State Budget
(RICHMOND, VA)—"The Chesapeake Bay Foundation and all Virginians who value clean water congratulate budget negotiators for recognizing the importance of maintaining progress in restoring the Commonwealth's streams, rivers, and the Chesapeake Bay."
Chesapeake Bay Foundation Virginia Executive Director Ann Jennings issued this statement following the release today of proposed revisions to the two-year state budget by General Assembly conferees.
February 10, 2015
Governor's Stormwater Repeal Bill Would Take State Backwards
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—"We are disappointed that Governor Hogan introduced bills that will backtrack on cleaning up Maryland's rivers and streams and the Chesapeake Bay. These bills would starve local governments of funds used for reducing pollution just as they are installing clean-water solutions."
Chesapeake Bay Foundation Maryland Executive Director Alison Prost issued this statement following the introduction of SB 588 and HB 481 which would repeal 2012 legislation that provided funds to help local governments reduce polluted runoff.
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February 23, 2015
Let's Follow Arkansas', Oklahoma's Lead in Controlling Phosphorus
(Bay Journal)—Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation writes, "On the U.S. farm, necessity has always been the mother of invention. Maybe that's part of the reason the poultry industry along the Arkansas and Oklahoma border has been able to reduce by 75 percent the amount of chicken manure it applies on farm fields in one watershed area." Read More
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February 23, 2015
Powered By Nature
(Virginia Living)—Last December, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation moved into the new Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach, perhaps the singular best example of sustainable design in the country today. Read More
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March 10 Blue Planet Forum to Focus on Economic Value of a Clean Chesapeake Bay
Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones will join a panel discussion to explore the economic value of clean streams, rivers, and a restored Chesapeake Bay at the next Blue Planet Forum on Tuesday, March 10, 2015.
The event is free, but attendees are asked to RSVP in advance by visiting www.cbf.org/blueplanet. Questions? Contact email@example.com or call 757-622-1964.
Brock Center Joins Virginia Beach Garden Tour April 22
Each spring, visitors are welcomed to over 250 of Virginia's most beautiful gardens, homes and historic landmarks during "America's Largest Open House."
This year, the Virginia Beach tour includes CBF’s new Brock Environmental Center, Virginia’s “greenest” building; five private homes and gardens near the oceanfront; an oyster garden; and a bird-watching tour at the end of the day at the Brock Environmental Center (space limited).
Tour proceeds include support to CBF. More Information