Chesapeake Bay Executive Order
Protection and Restoration

2015 EO Progress Report

May 05 2016

The Federal Leadership Committee (FLC) for the Chesapeake Bay has issued the E.O. 13508 report summarizing achievements from Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15), utilizing nearly $513 million toward Chesapeake Bay restoration. This progress report will be the final report exclusive to the federal agencies, with significant progress made toward achieving the goals and outcomes set forth in the 2015 Action Plan. Annual reporting will now be incorporated as part of tracking the progress of meeting the goals of the state and federal Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) partnership’s 2014 Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement, which incorporated the goals set forth in the federal agencies’ Strategy for Protecting and Restoring the Chesapeake Bay.

The FLC is composed of representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Homeland Security, Interior and Transportation.

Read the 2015 EO Progress Report (1.50 mb)

This Progress Report will be the final report exclusive to the federal agencies. Future annual reporting summarizing federal achievements will be captured as part of tracking the progress of the 2014 Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement.  

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