Updates by State
The Watershed Implementation Plans, or WIPs, are plans in which each Bay state defines, in great detail, how it will achieve pollution reductions from all sources through enforceable or binding (rather than voluntary) measures in order to achieve the pollution limits established by EPA.
Click on a link for more information about that state's Watershed Implementation Plan.
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All the jurisdictions in the Chesapeake Bay region are making progress meeting pollution reduction goals, but no jurisdiction is on track to implement all the pollution reduction practices they committed to achieve by 2013 (see interim progress summary below). The analysis of selected interim 2012-13 milestone goals was conducted by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and Choose Clean Water Coalition (CCWC). This analysis is designed to ensure that commitments are being met, and if not, that actions will be taken to compensate for any shortfall. (see reports below) Read the Press Release