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Scope and Purpose

The Action Team was charged with drafting the Chesapeake Bay Program's response to the Environmental Finance Center's "Environmental Finance Symposium Report and Recommendations." The Action team operated under the purview of the Management Board and presented the final "Path Forward" report to the Management Board in May 2017. The report was accepted by the Principals' Staff Committee in October 2017.


The Path Forward

The purpose of this document is to respond to the charge of the Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) Management Board (MB), and is the collective product of the Environmental Symposium Report Action Team (AT). This report outlines The Path Forward for further analyses, studies and/or actions that may need to be taken by the CBP to address the environmental symposium report recommendations over the next three to five years.

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Jag Khuman (Chair), Maryland Department of the Environment
1800 Washington Blvd
Baltimore, Maryland 21230

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Greg Allen, Environmental Scientist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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Annapolis, Maryland 21401

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Dr. Elliott Campbell, Maryland Department of Natural Resources
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Hayley Jeffords, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
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Paul Marchetti, Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority
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Lisa Wainger, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
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