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Tell your Representative to ban Dow’s toxic brain-damaging pesticide chlorpyrifos TODAY!

Take action now: Tell your Representative to ban Dow’s toxic brain-damaging pesticide chlorpyrifos TODAY! In our food, kids are exposed to chlorpyrifos at levels 140 times what the EPA considers safe — even the smallest amounts lower kids’ IQs and structurally change the parts of the… Continue Reading “Tell your Representative to ban Dow’s toxic brain-damaging pesticide chlorpyrifos TODAY!”

Please make these calls TODAY to ban EPS foam in Maryland!

Maryland could be the first state to ban single use EPS Foam containers! a statewide ban on foam food service containers – has seen significant attention this session. It was announced as a priority piece of legislation by Maryland Democrats, and a recent poll showed the majority… Continue Reading “Please make these calls TODAY to ban EPS foam in Maryland!”

Support Oyster restoration work crucial to the health of the Bay

When Captain John Smith first explored the Chesapeake in 1608, he wrote that oysters “lay thick as stones.” But this cornerstone of the Bay’s environment, economy, and culture is at a fraction of historic levels. After decades of restoration work, together we are making… Continue Reading “Support Oyster restoration work crucial to the health of the Bay”

Trump’s proposal to limit the Clean Water Act and remove protections for some wetlands. Learn more.

From the Chesapeake Bay Foundation: Yesterday, the Chesapeake Bay cleanup effort was dealt yet another blow. The Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, under direction from the Trump Administration, published a proposal to limit the Clean Water Act, one of the… Continue Reading “Trump’s proposal to limit the Clean Water Act and remove protections for some wetlands. Learn more.”