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Letter from Chesapeake Bay Leadership to Congress to Reduce Polluted Runoff from Federal Highways

Publication date: May 27, 2009 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum | Download: Electronic Version

Letter from Chesapeake Bay Leadership to Congress to Reduce Polluted Runoff from Federal Highways

Assisting Farmers Accelerating Agricultural Implementation of the Chesapeake Bay Tributary Strategies

Publication date: October 22, 2006 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

The Chesapeake Bay jurisdictions and the Chesapeake Bay commission, respectfully convey this policy agreement to our colleagues in the states and U.S. Congress to stress the critical importance of enhancing support for agricultural...

Resolution to Enhance the role and Voice of Agriculture in the Chesapeake Bay Partnership

Publication date: October 22, 2006 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

Agriculture is a primary economic sector in the region containing 3.2 percent of the nation's farm acreage, yet producing 5.7 percent of the nation's agricultural receipts and contributing 13 percent of region's Gross Domestic Product....

Revision Process for Minor Amendments to Chesapeake Bay Fishery Management Plans

Publication date: March 07, 2006 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

An agreement that approves expedited method for handling changes in fishery management plans as warranted.

Implementing Chesapeake Executive 04-2

Publication date: November 28, 2005 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

In it's Directive 04-2 Meeting the Nutrient and Sediment Reduction Goals - Next Steps. the Chesapeake Executive Council in January 2005 directed several actions designed to support and accelerate implementation of the partner...

2005 Wetlands Evaluation

Publication date: November 08, 2005 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum | Download: Electronic Version

The Chesapeake Bay Program recognized the importance of wetlands in Chesapeake 2000, which charged signatories to reach specific goals by 2010. This memo provides an update on the 2005 Wetlands Evaluation and outline the the PSCs...

Chesapeake Bay Watershed Assistance Network

Publication date: October 03, 2005 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

In January 2005, the Chesapeake Executive Council issued Directive 04-2 Meeting the Nutrient Sediment Reduction Goals - Next Steps. The Council directed the Chesapeake Bay Program to create a network of assistance programs to establish a...

Endorsement of the Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience

Publication date: January 10, 2005 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum | Download: Electronic Version

The Chesapeake Bay is dependent upon the actions of every citizen in the watershed, both today and in the future. The Bay's future will soon rest in the hands of its youngest citizens. Our students, future Bay leaders, should be armed...

Funding Priorities for Implementation of the Chesapeake Bay Program Tributary Strategies

Publication date: January 01, 2005 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

In order to restore water quality in the Chesapeake Bay, states have developed Tributary Strategies to reduce pollution from nutrients (Nitrogen&Phosphorus) and sediment. The strategies contain a wide array of practices and initial cost...

Strategy to Accelerate the Protection and Restoration of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay

Publication date: December 01, 2003 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum | Download: Electronic Version

This document presents a strategy to accelerate the protection and restoration of submerged aquatic vegetation, or SAV, in the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal tributaries.

Summary of Decisions Regarding Nutrient and Sediment Load Allocations and New Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) Restoration Goals.

Publication date: April 25, 2003 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum | Download: Electronic Version

Policy memo concerning decisions regarding nutrient and sediment load allocations and ne submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) goals.

Acceptance Statement for the 2002 Chesapeake Bay Local Government Participation Action Plan

Publication date: October 31, 2002 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

Replaces the 1996 Local Government Participation Action Plan

Endorsement of the Nutrient Trading Fundamental Principles and Guidelines

Publication date: March 26, 2001 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum | Download: Electronic Version

Principle's Staff Committee endorsement page

Air Quality in the Chesapeake Bay Region in 2000

Publication date: June 28, 2000 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

This is a brief description of air quality in the Chesapeake Bay region

Endorsement of Wetlands Protection and Restoration Goals

Publication date: December 07, 1999 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum | Download: Electronic Version

Wetlands, both tidal and non-tidal, play a critical role in the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem, a role the Chesapeake Bay Program recognized in the 1987 Chesapeake Bay Agreement, the 1989 Chesapeake Bay Wetlands Policy and Directive 97-2,...

Minor Amendment to the 1991 Chesapeake Bay Summer Flounder Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: June 04, 1997 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

This minor amendment to the 1991 Chesapeake Bay Summer Flounder Fishery Management Plan updates the status of the summer flounder stock and allows for improved monitoring of management objectives set forth in the 1991 Plan.

Chesapeake Bay Basinwide Toxics Reduction and Prevention Strategy

Publication date: October 14, 1994 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

Overview of the reevaluation of the Chesapeake Bay Basinwide Toxics Reduction Strategy adopted by the Chesapeake Executive Council in January 1989, its 1992 reevaluation.  The Strategy used the requirements of the 1987 Clean Water Act as...

Baywide Nutrient Reduction Strategy: An Agreement Commitment Report from the Chesapeake Executive Council

Publication date: July 01, 1988 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum | Download: Electronic Version

This is a report on the bay-wide nutrient reduction strategy


2005 Wetlands Evaluation

Publication date: November 08, 2005 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum | Download: Electronic Version

The Chesapeake Bay Program recognized the importance of wetlands in Chesapeake 2000, which charged signatories to reach specific goals by 2010. This memo provides an update on the 2005 Wetlands Evaluation and outline the the PSCs...

Acceptance Statement for the 2002 Chesapeake Bay Local Government Participation Action Plan

Publication date: October 31, 2002 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

Replaces the 1996 Local Government Participation Action Plan

Air Quality in the Chesapeake Bay Region in 2000

Publication date: June 28, 2000 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

This is a brief description of air quality in the Chesapeake Bay region

Assisting Farmers Accelerating Agricultural Implementation of the Chesapeake Bay Tributary Strategies

Publication date: October 22, 2006 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

The Chesapeake Bay jurisdictions and the Chesapeake Bay commission, respectfully convey this policy agreement to our colleagues in the states and U.S. Congress to stress the critical importance of enhancing support for agricultural...

Baywide Nutrient Reduction Strategy: An Agreement Commitment Report from the Chesapeake Executive Council

Publication date: July 01, 1988 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum | Download: Electronic Version

This is a report on the bay-wide nutrient reduction strategy

Chesapeake Bay Basinwide Toxics Reduction and Prevention Strategy

Publication date: October 14, 1994 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

Overview of the reevaluation of the Chesapeake Bay Basinwide Toxics Reduction Strategy adopted by the Chesapeake Executive Council in January 1989, its 1992 reevaluation.  The Strategy used the requirements of the 1987 Clean Water Act as...

Chesapeake Bay Watershed Assistance Network

Publication date: October 03, 2005 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

In January 2005, the Chesapeake Executive Council issued Directive 04-2 Meeting the Nutrient Sediment Reduction Goals - Next Steps. The Council directed the Chesapeake Bay Program to create a network of assistance programs to establish a...

Endorsement of the Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience

Publication date: January 10, 2005 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum | Download: Electronic Version

The Chesapeake Bay is dependent upon the actions of every citizen in the watershed, both today and in the future. The Bay's future will soon rest in the hands of its youngest citizens. Our students, future Bay leaders, should be armed...

Endorsement of the Nutrient Trading Fundamental Principles and Guidelines

Publication date: March 26, 2001 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum | Download: Electronic Version

Principle's Staff Committee endorsement page

Endorsement of Wetlands Protection and Restoration Goals

Publication date: December 07, 1999 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum | Download: Electronic Version

Wetlands, both tidal and non-tidal, play a critical role in the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem, a role the Chesapeake Bay Program recognized in the 1987 Chesapeake Bay Agreement, the 1989 Chesapeake Bay Wetlands Policy and Directive 97-2,...

Funding Priorities for Implementation of the Chesapeake Bay Program Tributary Strategies

Publication date: January 01, 2005 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

In order to restore water quality in the Chesapeake Bay, states have developed Tributary Strategies to reduce pollution from nutrients (Nitrogen&Phosphorus) and sediment. The strategies contain a wide array of practices and initial cost...

Implementing Chesapeake Executive 04-2

Publication date: November 28, 2005 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

In it's Directive 04-2 Meeting the Nutrient and Sediment Reduction Goals - Next Steps. the Chesapeake Executive Council in January 2005 directed several actions designed to support and accelerate implementation of the partner...

Letter from Chesapeake Bay Leadership to Congress to Reduce Polluted Runoff from Federal Highways

Publication date: May 27, 2009 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum | Download: Electronic Version

Letter from Chesapeake Bay Leadership to Congress to Reduce Polluted Runoff from Federal Highways

Minor Amendment to the 1991 Chesapeake Bay Summer Flounder Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: June 04, 1997 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

This minor amendment to the 1991 Chesapeake Bay Summer Flounder Fishery Management Plan updates the status of the summer flounder stock and allows for improved monitoring of management objectives set forth in the 1991 Plan.

Resolution to Enhance the role and Voice of Agriculture in the Chesapeake Bay Partnership

Publication date: October 22, 2006 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

Agriculture is a primary economic sector in the region containing 3.2 percent of the nation's farm acreage, yet producing 5.7 percent of the nation's agricultural receipts and contributing 13 percent of region's Gross Domestic Product....

Revision Process for Minor Amendments to Chesapeake Bay Fishery Management Plans

Publication date: March 07, 2006 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

An agreement that approves expedited method for handling changes in fishery management plans as warranted.

Strategy to Accelerate the Protection and Restoration of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay

Publication date: December 01, 2003 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum | Download: Electronic Version

This document presents a strategy to accelerate the protection and restoration of submerged aquatic vegetation, or SAV, in the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal tributaries.

Summary of Decisions Regarding Nutrient and Sediment Load Allocations and New Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) Restoration Goals.

Publication date: April 25, 2003 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum | Download: Electronic Version

Policy memo concerning decisions regarding nutrient and sediment load allocations and ne submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) goals.


Letter from Chesapeake Bay Leadership to Congress to Reduce Polluted Runoff from Federal Highways

Publication date: May 27, 2009 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum | Download: Electronic Version

Letter from Chesapeake Bay Leadership to Congress to Reduce Polluted Runoff from Federal Highways

Revision Process for Minor Amendments to Chesapeake Bay Fishery Management Plans

Publication date: March 07, 2006 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

An agreement that approves expedited method for handling changes in fishery management plans as warranted.

Implementing Chesapeake Executive 04-2

Publication date: November 28, 2005 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

In it's Directive 04-2 Meeting the Nutrient and Sediment Reduction Goals - Next Steps. the Chesapeake Executive Council in January 2005 directed several actions designed to support and accelerate implementation of the partner...

Chesapeake Bay Watershed Assistance Network

Publication date: October 03, 2005 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

In January 2005, the Chesapeake Executive Council issued Directive 04-2 Meeting the Nutrient Sediment Reduction Goals - Next Steps. The Council directed the Chesapeake Bay Program to create a network of assistance programs to establish a...

Funding Priorities for Implementation of the Chesapeake Bay Program Tributary Strategies

Publication date: January 01, 2005 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

In order to restore water quality in the Chesapeake Bay, states have developed Tributary Strategies to reduce pollution from nutrients (Nitrogen&Phosphorus) and sediment. The strategies contain a wide array of practices and initial cost...

Chesapeake Bay Basinwide Toxics Reduction and Prevention Strategy

Publication date: October 14, 1994 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

Overview of the reevaluation of the Chesapeake Bay Basinwide Toxics Reduction Strategy adopted by the Chesapeake Executive Council in January 1989, its 1992 reevaluation.  The Strategy used the requirements of the 1987 Clean Water Act as...

Minor Amendment to the 1991 Chesapeake Bay Summer Flounder Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: June 04, 1997 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

This minor amendment to the 1991 Chesapeake Bay Summer Flounder Fishery Management Plan updates the status of the summer flounder stock and allows for improved monitoring of management objectives set forth in the 1991 Plan.

Acceptance Statement for the 2002 Chesapeake Bay Local Government Participation Action Plan

Publication date: October 31, 2002 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

Replaces the 1996 Local Government Participation Action Plan

Endorsement of the Nutrient Trading Fundamental Principles and Guidelines

Publication date: March 26, 2001 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum | Download: Electronic Version

Principle's Staff Committee endorsement page

Baywide Nutrient Reduction Strategy: An Agreement Commitment Report from the Chesapeake Executive Council

Publication date: July 01, 1988 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum | Download: Electronic Version

This is a report on the bay-wide nutrient reduction strategy

Air Quality in the Chesapeake Bay Region in 2000

Publication date: June 28, 2000 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

This is a brief description of air quality in the Chesapeake Bay region

Strategy to Accelerate the Protection and Restoration of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay

Publication date: December 01, 2003 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum | Download: Electronic Version

This document presents a strategy to accelerate the protection and restoration of submerged aquatic vegetation, or SAV, in the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal tributaries.

2005 Wetlands Evaluation

Publication date: November 08, 2005 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum | Download: Electronic Version

The Chesapeake Bay Program recognized the importance of wetlands in Chesapeake 2000, which charged signatories to reach specific goals by 2010. This memo provides an update on the 2005 Wetlands Evaluation and outline the the PSCs...

Assisting Farmers Accelerating Agricultural Implementation of the Chesapeake Bay Tributary Strategies

Publication date: October 22, 2006 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

The Chesapeake Bay jurisdictions and the Chesapeake Bay commission, respectfully convey this policy agreement to our colleagues in the states and U.S. Congress to stress the critical importance of enhancing support for agricultural...

Summary of Decisions Regarding Nutrient and Sediment Load Allocations and New Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) Restoration Goals.

Publication date: April 25, 2003 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum | Download: Electronic Version

Policy memo concerning decisions regarding nutrient and sediment load allocations and ne submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) goals.

Resolution to Enhance the role and Voice of Agriculture in the Chesapeake Bay Partnership

Publication date: October 22, 2006 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum

Agriculture is a primary economic sector in the region containing 3.2 percent of the nation's farm acreage, yet producing 5.7 percent of the nation's agricultural receipts and contributing 13 percent of region's Gross Domestic Product....

Endorsement of the Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience

Publication date: January 10, 2005 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum | Download: Electronic Version

The Chesapeake Bay is dependent upon the actions of every citizen in the watershed, both today and in the future. The Bay's future will soon rest in the hands of its youngest citizens. Our students, future Bay leaders, should be armed...

Endorsement of Wetlands Protection and Restoration Goals

Publication date: December 07, 1999 | Type of document: Policy Memorandum | Download: Electronic Version

Wetlands, both tidal and non-tidal, play a critical role in the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem, a role the Chesapeake Bay Program recognized in the 1987 Chesapeake Bay Agreement, the 1989 Chesapeake Bay Wetlands Policy and Directive 97-2,...



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