Chesapeake Cleanup Center

​​​​​Welcome to Maryland Department of the Environment's Chesapeake Bay Restoration hub. The resources included in here will help show how the State is doing its part to restore an economic engine and national treasure. It also provides information for State partners to access for finacial and technical support. Please click on the images below to learn about Maryland's progress to meeting its restoration goals and its plan to restore a healthier Chesapeake Bay. (Internet Explorer is not supported for some elements of this page)


Learn the story of the Chesapeake Bay and Maryland's efforts to restore our National Treasure.
Overhead image of Back River WWTP Courtesy of UMCES-IAN, Jane Thomas 
MDE recently re-invigorated itscore strategies to reduce nitrogen and phosphorus discharges from Maryland’s 67 major WWTPs. These actions will ensure that Maryland continues to meet our clean water goals and Chesapeake Bay restoration commitments while stimulating a green economy and workforce development.

Keep up to date with the latest Bay restoration news from MDE.
Information about Marylan​d's Restoration Costs
Tools, maps, data centers, and other useful resources for Bay restoration.


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