Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint

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    State Watershed Implementation Plans

    Each Bay state has developed a Watershed Implementation Plans as part of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint.

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    Pollution Limits by State

    Chesapeake Bay watershed states are required to reduce nitrogen, phosphorus, and sediment pollution by the year 2025.

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    Pennsylvania's Watershed Implementation Plan

    Read about Pennsylvania's progress and obstacles regarding their Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plans.

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    New York's Watershed Implementation Plan

    Read about New York's progress and obstacles regarding their Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plans.

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    Maryland's Watershed Implementation Plan

    Read about Maryland's progress and obstacles regarding their Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plans.

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    How You Can Help

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

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    Delaware's Watershed Implementation Plan

    Delaware and the other six Bay jurisdictions agreed to create state-specific plans to implement 60 percent of their Bay cleanup practices by 2017 and 100 percent by 2025.

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    Current & Future Challenges

    As the Bay jurisdictions start work on the third and final iteration of their clean-up plans, additional challenges need to be taken into consideration, including the impacts of climate change, regulatory rollbacks, and the lost pollution-trapping capacity at the Conowingo Dam.

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    Conowingo Can't be Excuse for Inaction

    A law firm is soliciting support from other Eastern Shore localities to unite in a potential fight against efforts to clean up local creeks, rivers, and the Chesapeake Bay.

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