In support of the “Maryland Offshore Wind Education Project”, focused on working with other offshore wind advocates to help Maryland citizens, business leaders, and relevant policy makers become better educated about the multiple economic benefits of offshore wind development in Maryland.
to develop and disseminate communications to local elected officials about the Watershed Implementation Plan process
Washington , DC
renewal of “The Chesapeake Federal Policy Project.”
for continued work on preserving our national heritage in the Mid-Atlantic’s estuaries and coastal bays.
College Park, MD
to develop a prototype of a Watershed Implementation Plan decision making tool
to support Clean Water Accountability in The Chesapeake Bay Watershed, an effort to increase scrutiny of government accountability efforts so that citizens, environmental allies, and policymakers will have a comprehensive understanding of how well federal and state agencies are achieving their clean water and Bay-protection mandates.
to support the Maryland Office/ Environmental Protection and Restoration work and to assure the successful implementation of Maryland’s Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP).
general support to allow us to continue building our organization so that we may better achieve our mission of protecting and restoring Chesapeake Bay through pro bono legal services provided to individuals, community groups and organizations.
in support of work focused on promoting a coherent Bay wide advocacy agenda and broadening support for Bay restoration with headwater states and nontraditional constituencies. $50,000 of the grant is earmarked for work to troubleshoot lock WIP implementation in Maryland, and to develop and replicate effective local WIP implementation models.
to support the Clean and Healthy Chesapeake Bay project.