The Anacostia River in Washington DC. Photo Credit: Krista Schlyer/iLCP
In May, the Trump Administration proposed eliminating EPA's Chesapeake Bay Program—a program that plays a critical role in coordinating and sustaining the federal/state partnership to restore the Bay and its rivers and streams. So important is this program to Bay restoration that CBF President Will Baker compared its elimination to "flying a plane without instruments."
When word got out that the unprecedented Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint that is the hallmark of what could become the most successful estuary restoration effort in the world was at risk, we immediately fought back thanks to the passionate, steadfast support from thousands like you across the watershed.
With you by our side, we:
When the Trump Administration released its initial budget, which included eliminating all funding to EPA's Chesapeake Bay Program, we did not stay silent. We released a special edition podcast and a video from CBF President Will Baker. The video (also shown below) went viral, reaching more than 1.3 million people on Facebook.
Sidebar Photo: Robert Miller.