Press Statements

Press requests can be sent to Betsy Nicholas, Executive Director, betsy(at)waterkeeperschesapeake.org, or Robin Broder, Deputy Director, robin(at)waterkeeperschesapeake.org.

Clean Water Advocates Petition for Better Controls on Virginia Factory Farm Pollution

Clean Water Advocates Petition for Better Controls on Virginia Factory Farm Pollution

Virginia has more than 100 large chicken and hog factory farm operations, but not one has a required federal Clean ...
Read More
New Bay Agreement Not Strong Enough to Clean the Bay

New Bay Agreement Not Strong Enough to Clean the Bay

Waterkeepers Chesapeake, a coalition of 19 independent local organizations, expressed serious concerns today that the new Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement ...
Read More
Waterkeepers Chesapeake Position on the Phosphorus Management Tool

Waterkeepers Chesapeake Position on the Phosphorus Management Tool

No more delay: Protect our communities from manure pollution The Maryland Department of Agriculture and Governor O’Malley’s administration bowed to ...
Read More