Stand Our Ground: Chesapeake Bay

Articles and Editorials

Aug. 4, 2011- Report confirms differences between EPA and USDA bay models

June 2, 2011- Virginia Farm Bureau re-affirms stand on lawsuit against EPA

March 31, 2011- New system will track water quality BMPs in Virginia, farmers told

Jan. 13, 2111 - Farm Bureau files suit to stop ‘unrealistic’ EPA plan for bay

Jan. 6, 2011 - Farm Bureau: ‘Easy part’ of bay protection completed; ‘hard part’ is in details

Dec. 9, 2010 -  Bay regs would cost average cattle farmer $30,000 to $40,000

Nov. 18, 2010 -  Farm Bureau submits comments on EPA’s proposed bay regs

Nov. 10 2010 -  Chesapeake Bay draft plan being pushed too quickly, Farm Bureau says

Nov. 10, 2010 -  Farmers working with governor to protect Chesapeake Bay

Oct. 14, 2010 - Forbes favors a clean bay bill that’s fair to farmers in watershed

Oct. 14, 2010 - Rising tide of EPA watershed regulation reaches Gulf of Mexico

Oct. 7, 2010 - Page Farm Bureau leads state in protesting Senate Bill 1816

Sept. 30, 2010 - Farm Bureau leaders deliver 18,000 letters opposing S. 1816 to Warner and Webb

Sept. 30, 2010 - Farm Bureau gives testimony on proposed EPA regulations

Sept. 30, 2010 - Farmers to participate in TMDL meetings

Sept. 9, 2010 - Va. submits bay plan draft to EPA; state officials voice concerns

Sept. 2, 2010 - Farmers to deliver letters to Congress regarding S. 1816

Aug. 25, 2010 - Governor, Congressman back alternative bay cleanup bill

Aug. 19, 2010 - Farmers in other bay watershed states share Va. producers’ concerns about bill

Aug. 12, 2010 - Va. governor voices support for bay bill favored by farmers

Aug. 12, 2010 - Farm regulation and conservation practices are nothing new

Aug. 5, 2010 - Farm Bureau: Farmers still standing firm against S. 1816

Aug. 2010 - Speak up, and keep standing your ground, on ill-suited bay bill

July 15, 2010 - Bill is bad for bay-state farms, communities, Farm Bureau says

June 24, 2010 - New bay bill emphasizes oversight of existing programs

June 18, 2010 - Virginia Farm Bureau praises new bill to improve Chesapeake Bay

March 2010 - Conservation practices costly, but time to act is now

Feb. 2010 - Because water always goes somewhere

Feb. 2010 - We’re as concerned about water quality as anybody else

Oct. 2010 - Farm Bureau leaders vow to stand their ground against proposed mandates

Dec. 10, 2009 - Farm Bureau rep tells Congress proposed bay legislation could force out agriculture

Nov. 12, 2009 - EPA to hold four Virginia hearings on proposed bay TMDL

Nov. 12, 2009 - Farm Bureau assessing potential impact of proposed bay act

Nov. 5, 2009 - Mandatory bay regulations could shut down Virginia farms

Oct. 15, 2009 - Bay plan changes called short-sighted with regard to agriculture

Sept. 24, 2009 - Farmers wary of bay cleanup plans

May 31, 2009 - Larger farms don’t equal larger environmental threat

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