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The Clean Water Blueprint means healthy habitat for aquatic life. Show your support for the Blueprint—sign the pledge today.
Debunking the "job killer" myth: How pollution limits encourage jobs in the Chesapeake Bay region. Click the video above to watch.
Use our interactive map to see the impact successful cleanup efforts are having throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia.
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A Chesapeake Bay RecoveryIs the Chesapeake Bay recovery picking up speed?
What is the Blueprint?Why this is our last, best hope for a restored Bay.
What is Killing the Bay?There are three major contributors to the poor health of our streams, rivers, and the Chesapeake Bay. Do you know what they are?
Chesapeake Bay Watershed Pollution LimitsHow much pollution must we reduce to get the Bay and its tributaries off the Clean Water Act "Impaired Waters?"
Pollution Limits by StatePollution flows downstream, across state boundaries. Cooperative action is needed if we are ever to clean up the Chesapeake Bay.
Updates by StateFind out what your state is doing to achieve its pollution reduction goals.
The Facts About the BlueprintGet the real story about Bay restoration efforts.
Who's Opposing the Clean Water Blueprint?Efforts to clean the Bay are being attacked by special interests with enormous political influence.
Implementing the Blueprint: A TimelineTake a look at how the Blueprint will lead us to a clean Bay by 2025.
The History of Bay Cleanup EffortsVoluntary efforts to clean up the Bay go back almost 30 years. What's changed?
How You Can HelpConcrete steps you can take to protect the Blueprint and help clean up the Bay by 2025.
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