The Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint

Learn about the Blueprint for protecting and restoring our Bay, rivers, and streams for us and future generations.

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    Blueprint Progress: Tracking Milestones

    A critical piece of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint is tracking state progress towards goals.Read More

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    Photo Credit: © 2010 Krista Schlyer/iLCP

    What Is Killing the Bay?

    There are three major contributors to the poor health of our streams, rivers, and the Chesapeake...Read More

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    What is the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint?

    Most experts consider the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint the Chesapeake Bay's best, and perhaps...Read More

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    Photo Credit: © 2015 Jay Fleming

    The Facts About the Clean Water Blueprint

    Some of the nation's most powerful legal and political forces are trying to derail efforts to...Read More

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    Photo Credit: © Dr. Lisa Drake

    The History of Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Efforts

    A history of the effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay and implement the Clean Water Blueprint.Read More

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    Photo Credit: © Jon McRay

    Chesapeake Bay Watershed Pollution Limits

    Nitrogen, phosphorus, and sediment are three major contributors to the poor health of the...Read More

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    Pollution Limits by State

    Chesapeake Bay watershed states are required to reduce nitrogen, phosphorus, and sediment...Read More

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    How You Can Help

    It is critically important that citizens get involved to help save the Chesapeake Bay.Read More

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    A Chesapeake Bay Recovery: Half Empty or Half Full?

    Is the health of the Chesapeake Bay getting better or worse? Is the Bay cleanup campaign a...Read More

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