Chesapeake Lessons for the Great Lakes

  Sandusky, Ohio and Chesapeake Lessons: It was dark as I drove into the roller coaster capital of the world – Cedar Point amusement park on the shores of Lake Erie.   There were life-size mummies, monsters, goblins and witches all over the place. There was one Frankenstein looking monster with Donald Trump hair. “Oh, I […]

Historic Win For the Chesapeake Bay TMDL

Chesapeake Bay TMDL Wins in Court Five years of court battles are over.  Today, a leap day that will never be forgotten in watershed restoration, the Chesapeake Bay, with over 10,000 streams and all its inhabitants won in the Chambers of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). Today the U.S. Supreme Court denied […]

Polluters Sue EPA For Doing Their Job

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), the Bay states, the District of Columbia, federal agencies and thousands of volunteers including teachers and farmers have been working to restore the Chesapeake Bay since the passage of the Clean Water Act in 1972.  There are many successes.  For example many of the localities in the watershed have the […]