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Update on Congress
Sequestration Will Affect Bay Cleanup
Sequestration—the severe budget cuts that are scheduled to go into effect on March 1, 2013—threatens the highly interdependent process for Bay cleanup by indiscriminately cutting funding across all agencies. As states ramp up Blueprint implementation and work to meet two-year milestones, it is essential that the federal government meets its funding commitments. Find out more about how sequestration will affect the federal contribution to the Chesapeake Bay cleanup.