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The following is a list of Chesapeake Bay Program news releases since 2009. For news releases prior to that time, please contact the Director of Communications.

2009    2010    2011    2012    2013    2014    

2014

September 16, 2014

Bay Program Partners Invite Watershed Groups, Citizens to Participate in Creating Plans for Restoring Chesapeake Lands and Waters

July 02, 2014

Annual Analysis of Blue Crab Population Voices Caution

June 16, 2014

Six Governors, D.C. Mayor, EPA Administrator and Chesapeake Bay Commission Chair Sign Landmark Agreement to Restore and Protect Bay Watershed

May 22, 2014

Thirty-six new public access sites opened along Chesapeake rivers and streams

April 21, 2014

Chesapeake Bay’s Underwater Grass Abundance Rises 24 Percent

April 15, 2014

Shad Abundance in Chesapeake Bay Reaches 41 Percent of Goal

March 24, 2014

Bay Program Partners Continue to Reduce Pollutants Entering Chesapeake Bay

March 12, 2014

Public and Groups to Offer Input Tomorrow on Draft Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement

February 25, 2014

Science Shows Restoration Efforts Can Improve Local Water Quality in the Chesapeake Bay

January 29, 2014

Chesapeake Bay Program Welcomes Feedback on Draft Watershed Agreement

2013

December 12, 2013

Chesapeake Executive Council Chooses Maryland’s Governor O’Malley as Next Chair

November 27, 2013

Restoration Work Is Cause for Optimism on Road to Restoring an Impaired Chesapeake Bay

October 30, 2013

More Than $9.2 Million in Grant Money Will Support Cleaner Local Waters Across the Chesapeake Bay Region

July 09, 2013

Eighteen New Public Access Sites Created in Chesapeake Region in 2012

April 30, 2013

Bay Program Partners Continue Progress to Stem the Flow of Excess Pollutants to Rivers and the Chesapeake

April 18, 2013

Bay’s Underwater Grasses Decline For Third Year

January 31, 2013

Bay Shows Signs of Resilience as Partners Report on Health and Progress toward Local Pollution Reduction Goals

January 15, 2013

Media Briefing: Assessing Pollution Trends from Bay’s Rivers

2012

October 03, 2012

Decline in Incentives, Higher Commodity Prices Means Downward Trend in Forest Buffer Restoration

September 06, 2012

Wetlands Play Critical Role in Bay's Health During Hurricane Season

August 27, 2012

More than $9 Million in Grants Awarded to Restore Habitats, Improve Urban Environments and Increase Citizen Engagement around the Chesapeake Region

July 20, 2012

New Report Highlights Ways to Keep Blue Crab Population Healthy

July 09, 2012

Chesapeake Executive Council Elects New Chair, Announces Local Government Award Recipients and Discusses Progress toward Healthy Waters

June 12, 2012

2011 Levels of Dissolved Oxygen Lowest in Last Four Years

March 28, 2012

Underwater Grasses Survey Shows Both Decline and Resilience in 2011

March 02, 2012

Invasive Blue and Flathead Catfish Threat to Bay Ecosystems

2011

July 11, 2011

Chesapeake Executive Council Discusses Bay Restoration Progress; Re-ups EPA Administrator Jackson as Chair

May 09, 2011

Health of Chesapeake Region Streams and Rivers Improving; Many Still Degraded

May 04, 2011

Report from the National Academy of Sciences Reinforces New Direction Chesapeake Bay Program is Headed

April 21, 2011

Underwater Bay Grasses Decrease by 6,239 Acres in Chesapeake Bay and Rivers in 2010

2010

November 04, 2010

Thirty-four Environmental Projects Receive $3.4 Million to Protect and Restore Chesapeake Bay and Local Waterways

August 05, 2010

$5.8 Million in Grants for Innovative Projects to Reduce Water Pollution in Chesapeake Bay Watershed

July 07, 2010

Mary Ann Lisanti, Harford County Councilwoman, Elected Chair of the Chesapeake Bay Program's Local Government Advisory Committee

June 03, 2010

Chesapeake Executive Council Increases Government Accountability and Improves Coordination By Launching ChesapeakeStat

April 27, 2010

Underwater Bay Grasses Increase 12 Percent in Chesapeake Bay and Rivers in 2009, But Remain Far Below Abundance Goal

April 07, 2010

Chesapeake Bay Program's 2009 Bay Barometer shows slight upticks in health, but continued poor overall condition for the Bay; accelerated restoration efforts needed

January 28, 2010

Chesapeake Bay Education Website BayBackpack.com Launched

January 05, 2010

EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson Becomes Chair of Chesapeake Executive Council

2009

November 30, 2009

Chesapeake Bay Program Director to Tour New York Environmental Projects

September 14, 2009

Thirty-two Environmental Projects Receive $2.8 Million to Protect and Restore Chesapeake Bay and Local Waterways

August 11, 2009

Website Launched for Chesapeake Bay Executive Order

June 10, 2009

Congress Asked to Reduce Water Pollution from Highways

May 12, 2009

New Course Charted for the Chesapeake Bay's Recovery

April 29, 2009

Underwater Bay Grasses Increased in Chesapeake Bay and Rivers in 2008

March 19, 2009

Bay Barometer shows degraded health of Chesapeake Bay did not improve in 2008; Partnership meets land preservation goal, continues to increase restoration efforts

March 12, 2009

J. Charles Fox Named Senior Advisor on Chesapeake Bay and Anacostia River

January 15, 2009

$23 Million Released for Chesapeake Bay Watershed Initiative

Media Contact

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Margaret Enloe
Director Of Communications
(410) 267-5740

410 Severn Avenue / Suite 112
Annapolis, Maryland 21403
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