By: Hannah Brubach Many do not realize the impacts that climate change is having and will have on coastal and inland communities. As our climate changes, we are seeing increased storm events across the watershed. State and federal studies and research demonstrate that the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States is experiencing more intense and […]
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By: David Reed Since the 1970s, as the nation’s clean water and air laws developed into a robust suite of environmental protection programs, feedlots, or concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), have been regulated under the Clean Water Act (CWA). Recent growth in the CAFO industry has caused more attention to be given to this regulatory […]
Landmark Win For The Bay: Court Orders Maryland to Reduce Industrial Agricultural Pollution to the Chesapeake Bay
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 11, 2021 Contact David Reed, Co-Director, Chesapeake Legal Alliance (202) 253-5560, Kathy Phillips, Assateague COASTKEEPER, Assateague Coastal Trust, (443) 235-2014, Landmark Win for The Bay Court Orders Maryland to Stop Ammonia Pollution Flowing to the Chesapeake Bay In […]
Scientific + Technical Volunteer Opportunities with Chesapeake Legal Alliance The Chesapeake Legal Alliance (CLA) coordinates a network of technical volunteers who provide pro bono scientific and expert services to individuals and organizations working to protect and restore the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers, streams, and communities. CLA technical volunteers work on a broad range of […]
Clean Water Act Fundamentals Webinar October 26, 2020 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM (EST) Register below for this free online workshop hosted by Chesapeake Legal Alliance attorneys. Presenters: Angela Haren & Molly Brown Workshop details: Please join CLA Senior Attorneys Angela Haren and Molly Brown for an introductory overview of the Clean Water Act and […]
Clean Water Act Enforcement Workshop June 23, 2020 @ 1:30 PM (EST) The enforcement webinar CLA hosted in May was so popular, we are offering the same presentation again! Register below for this free online workshop hosted by Chesapeake Legal Alliance attorneys. Presenters: Angela Haren & Patrick DeArmey Workshop details: Learn how community members can use the […]
Clean Water Act Enforcement Workshop May 28, 2020 @ 2:00 PM (EST) Register below for this free online workshop hosted by Chesapeake Legal Alliance attorneys. Presenters: Angela Haren & Patrick DeArmey Workshop details: Learn how community members can use the law to protect their local waterways. During the workshop, CLA attorneys will present an overview of the […]
Click here for CLA’s May 2020 edition of the BAY BRIEF newsletter. In this Issue: Recent CLA blog posts An upcoming webinar announcement Meet the CLA summer interns Publications by CLA Board members.
CLA is excited to introduce the 2020 summer legal interns: Jameson Davis and Kassandra Knoff. Jameson and Kasandra will be joining the CLA team in June — albeit virtually — and they both look forward to assisting YOU throughout the summer. Jameson Davis Jameson C. Davis is completing his second year at Vermont Law School. […]
Maryland Delegate Brooke Lierman and Senator Sarah Elfreth penned an op-ed in Maryland Matters reminding state agencies of the importance of transparency in protecting public health and the environment. Del. Brooke Lierman and Sen. Sarah Elfreth: More Accountability Needed on Environmental Enforcement “As legislators, our first job is to do all we can to help our constituents […]