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Chesapeake Bay TMDL

Chesapeake Bay Effectiveness Rational

In the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Appropriations Conference Report, an increase to the Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) Budget was provided in the amount of $6 million for “state-based implementation in the most effective basins.   

This map shows the most effective basins in Pennsylvania to reduce nitrogen from the agricultural sector:

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    • The numbering on the map shows the load effectiveness ranking from Table 2 in the Effectiveness Rationale document.
    • Clicking on the basin will show the basin name, ranking from Table 2 in the Effectiveness Rationale document, and ranking for Pennsylvania basins only.
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