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The Chesapeake & Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund provides resources for the control and abatement of nonpoint source pollution (nps). The Trust Fund Mapper was designed to allow the public to track implementation of locally driven nps reduction projects and strategies as well as locate these projects within their own watersheds and counties. Priority funding is given to those geographic areas with the highest nutrient loads to the Bay and these priority funding areas are also available through the Trust Fund Mapper.
Maryland’s Capital Budget Map allows you to see how capital dollars will be spent across the State of Maryland to construct public schools, roads, parks and libraries. This interactive map identifies most, but not all, major capital expenditures. Some projects, such as investment in the MARC train system, are statewide and cannot be tied to a specific location. For this reason, totals attributed to counties are not complete. For the authoritative account on Maryland’s 5-Year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) and all capital expenditures, please visit the Department of Budget and Management’s website.
Maryland has allocated $7.55 billion from the American Recover and Reinvestment Act (Stimulus). This map show where the funds have been allocated by county. The user can select from the different types of projects and see where individual projects, such as roadway improvements, have occurred. Summary graphs, descriptive information and need is also provided.
Current Health, as measured by the 2010 Chesapeake Bay Habitat Health Report Card,
Causes of the Problems, including nutrient pollution, landscape changes, and chemical contaminants.
Governor O’Malley describes the BayStat web portal on an extended version of Maryland Public Television’s Ask the Governor.