The Chesapeake Executive Council announced progress toward Chesapeake Bay cleanup milestones, discussed plans for meeting requirements of the Bay “pollution diet,” and encouraged individual Bay stewardship at its annual meeting on July 11 at the Maymont Foundation in Richmond, Virginia.


  • Lisa Jackson, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency & Executive Council Chair
  • Governor Robert McDonnell, Virginia
  • Governor Martin O’Malley, Maryland
  • Governor Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania
  • Mayor Vincent Gray, District of Columbia
  • Senator Michael Brubaker, Chair, Chesapeake Bay Commission
  • Kathleen Merrigan, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • James Tierney, Assistant Commissioner for Water Resources, Department of Environmental Conservation, New York
  • Teresa Koon, Assistant Director, Department of Environmental Protection, West Virginia
  • Collin O’Mara, Secretary, Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control, Delaware
  • Ed Kee, Secretary, Department of Agriculture, Delaware

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