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EarthJustice $15,000 Support a nonprofit public interest law firm for litigation and administrative advocacy to address threats to water and air quality throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Political Will 2011 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $20,000 General operational support with interest noted in implementation of regional land use agreements, and permanent protection through codes and ordinances. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $75,000 Support ESLC to expand their capacity in a strategic way to address the enormous growth issues facing the Eastern Shore of Maryland, working with local governments on land use/ development decisions. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $75,000 Increase ESLC's capacity to respond and be proactive about land use planning with 6 counties on the Eastern Shore. This will help ESLC be more available to citizens and government officials. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $75,000 Provide on-the-ground mentoring and coaching to local government officials on modifications of local comprehensive plans, annexations and priority funding areas. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $75,000 Continue a technical assistance circuit rider, assisting in the implementation of HB 1141. This requires modified comprehensive plans, including an evaluation of water resources. Develop an education and public awareness work plan to serve immediate town needs and build a framework for long-term technical assistance. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $75,000 Monitor policy and engage in strategic advocacy at the local, state and national level towards furthering the goals of "Eastern Shore 2010". N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $75,000 Further the goals of "Eastern Shore 2010" a multi-county land use agreement that sets regional goals for conservation and sound land use planning. Nutrients 2010 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $49,000 Support a circuit rider to educate and empower local governments struggling to meet Critical Area requirements. Political Will 2010 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $50,000 Support a Land Use Planning Academy, providing on-the-ground education and technical assistance to eastern shore local governments. ESLC will also work with advocates on developing and supporting new state-wide land use planning elements for good growth. Advocacy, Nutrients 2010 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $4,500 Support the "Center for Towns" initiative, empowering town leaders, citizens and planners to insist on development proposals that reduce nutrients while energizing small Eastern Shore communities. Nutrients, Political Will 2011 Chesapeake
Environment America Research & Policy Center Inc $10,000 For general operating support. Their 2011 objectives indicated a focus on addressing stormwater runoff from development. Stormwater 2010 Chesapeake
Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center $50,000 Advocate for strong agricultural nutrient reduction initiatives, especially pertaining to Federal opportunities with the Executive Order and Bay Program reauthorization. Advocacy 2010 Chesapeake
Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center $31,000 Expand "Smarter Growth for Maryland" to a coalition involving fifty new groups; facilitate common priorities among members. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center $12,000 Hire a part-time Program Coordinator to support the Alliance for Global Warming Solutions. The coordinator's assistance will enhance the Alliance's ability to succeed in meeting their mission: science-based reductions of global warming pollution by at least 20% by 2020 and 80% by 2050. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center $120,000 Support a new Chesapeake Stormwater Network, led by Tom Schueler, to align and integrate the efforts of individuals working on stormwater across the Bay region. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center $200,000 Engage corporate partners in an initiative to achieve market driven changes in manure and nutrient management. A new nonprofit, Water Stewardship, will be created to develop and implement a water quality assessment, verification and continuous improvement program. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center $100,000 Support the Chesapeake Stormwater Network, an advocacy campaign to reform Bay-wide stormwater regulations, permits, design manuals and policies. The Network will help align and integrate efforts of individuals working on stormwater across the Bay region. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center $20,000 Build grassroots support for initiatives at the state and federal level to accelerate nutrient reductions from agriculture and other sources. Work to enlist public comments in support of a variety of Bay-related initiatives, such as the Chesapeake Bay Executive Order. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center $50,000 Ensure federal stimulus dollars complement ongoing efforts to reduce nutrient loads to Bay tributaries. Build support for wind energy development and work with relevant agencies to advance the policy recommendations of the Maryland Commission on Climate Change. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center $50,000 Address next steps to implement Maryland's Watershed Implementation Plan and develop locally refined plans, with a focus on achieving the agricultural reductions that are needed. N/A 2011 Chesapeake
Environment Virginia $15,000 Produce a white paper that addresses the economics of the poultry and dairy industries in the Chesapeake, with emphasis on the role of environmental requirements and other factors influencing industry profitability. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated $40,000 $25K to improve the Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan and $15K to support implementation of the Virginia Waste Solution Forum recommendations. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated $75,000 Work with partners to expand efforts to reduce agricultural run-off from row crop agriculture and livestock operations; transfer lessons learned from pilot programs to targeted areas. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated $40,000 Educate the farm community on cost effective tools to determine optimal applications of nitrogen on corn fields. Support aerial photography of fields of participating farmers as a means to verify the effectiveness of cornstalk nitrate tests. N/A 2007 Chesapeake