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					                                                                                       CBP Nutrient Subcommittee
                                                                           Work Group Data Tracking and Reporting Assignments
                                                                                  Actions and Schedule List (as of 11/18/08)
                                                                                                                                        2008
Workgroup(s)   No.                      Issues                                        Actions                        Priority Sep.   Oct. Nov.   Dec
                                                                    a. AgNSRWG: Will review NEIEN BMP ag
                     Inefficient transfer of tracking information   data exchange templates and provide
               1     between local and state agencies and the       recommendations where needed to insure
                     CBP.                                           the efficient and accurate transfer of data
                                                                    between state agencies and the CBP.
                                                                    a. AgNSRWG: The workgroup is co-
                                                                    sponsoring a cover crop conference in
                     Ensuring BMPs are maintained to be as          December and will continue to seek funding
               2     efficient as they are reported to be.          for several additional workshops on
                                                                    economics and phosphorus management in
                                                                    the coming year.
                                                                  a. AgNSRWG: Enable local conservation
                                                                  agencies to access CBP conservation
                                                                  practice implementation data, water quality
                     Dealing with practices that may no longer be data, land use and other data sources
               3     in place.                                    through the COAST project tool or other
                                                                  state systems. Mark Dubin is serving on the
                                                                  COAST Development Team for agricultural
                                                                  elements.
                                                                  a. AgNSRWG: Completed review of all ag
                                                                  BMPs under the UMD/MAWP BMP Project,
                     Ensuring we are all reporting the same thing
               4     under the same name.
                                                                  except for NUE BMP. Will complete review
                                                                  of the NUE and provide recommendations to
                                                                  NSC.
    All                                                           a. AgNSRWG: Develop data procalls with
Workgroups                                                        the NEIEN data exchange templates with
                                                                  USDA to ensure the risk of double counting
               5     Quality assurance and quality control.       of implemented conservation practices is
                                                                  minimized. Mark Dubin is the lead on
                                                                  developing the NEIEN data exchange
                                                                  template with NRCS.
                                                                  a. AgNSRWG: The workgroup is co-
                                                                  sponsoring a cover crop conference for
               6     Allocate funding based on performance.       December of this year which will target
                                                                  performance standards for state programs.

                     Capturing new, innovative, and non-            a. AgNSRWG: Will identify opportunties
                     structural practices that are not tied to an   with the private sector to encourage greater
               7     organization or grant, do not fit into the     partnership in tracking and reporting practice
                     database, and are therefore not tracked.       implementation.


                                                                    Provide input/feedback to Reeval. Tech.
                                                                    Work Group re: their proposed
                     Need to ensure that decisions regarding
                                                                    assumptions/recommendations re:
                     allocations and modeling various
               8     categories of loads are reasonable and
                                                                    CAFOs & SW loads (regualted & non-                HIGH
                                                                    regulated). And non-SW point sources? -
                     implementable.
                                                                    Before this info. is presented to the
                                                                    WQSC at Oct. 20th Conf. Call.




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                                                                                       CBP Nutrient Subcommittee
                                                                           Work Group Data Tracking and Reporting Assignments
                                                                                  Actions and Schedule List (as of 11/18/08)
                                                                                                                                                                        2009
Workgroup(s)   No.                      Issues                                        Actions                        Priority   Jan.   Feb.   Mar.     Apr.    May    June July       Aug. Sep. Oct.         Nov.      Dec.
                                                                    a. AgNSRWG: Will review NEIEN BMP ag
                     Inefficient transfer of tracking information   data exchange templates and provide
               1     between local and state agencies and the       recommendations where needed to insure
                     CBP.                                           the efficient and accurate transfer of data
                                                                    between state agencies and the CBP.
                                                                    a. AgNSRWG: The workgroup is co-
                                                                    sponsoring a cover crop conference in
                     Ensuring BMPs are maintained to be as          December and will continue to seek funding
               2     efficient as they are reported to be.          for several additional workshops on
                                                                    economics and phosphorus management in
                                                                    the coming year.
                                                                  a. AgNSRWG: Enable local conservation
                                                                  agencies to access CBP conservation
                                                                  practice implementation data, water quality
                     Dealing with practices that may no longer be data, land use and other data sources
               3     in place.                                    through the COAST project tool or other
                                                                  state systems. Mark Dubin is serving on the
                                                                  COAST Development Team for agricultural
                                                                  elements.
                                                                  a. AgNSRWG: Completed review of all ag
                                                                  BMPs under the UMD/MAWP BMP Project,
                     Ensuring we are all reporting the same thing
               4     under the same name.
                                                                  except for NUE BMP. Will complete review
                                                                  of the NUE and provide recommendations to
                                                                  NSC.
    All                                                           a. AgNSRWG: Develop data procalls with
Workgroups                                                        the NEIEN data exchange templates with
                                                                  USDA to ensure the risk of double counting
               5     Quality assurance and quality control.       of implemented conservation practices is
                                                                  minimized. Mark Dubin is the lead on
                                                                  developing the NEIEN data exchange
                                                                  template with NRCS.
                                                                  a. AgNSRWG: The workgroup is co-
                                                                  sponsoring a cover crop conference for
               6     Allocate funding based on performance.       December of this year which will target
                                                                  performance standards for state programs.

                     Capturing new, innovative, and non-            a. AgNSRWG: Will identify opportunties
                     structural practices that are not tied to an   with the private sector to encourage greater
               7     organization or grant, do not fit into the     partnership in tracking and reporting practice
                     database, and are therefore not tracked.       implementation.


                                                                    Provide input/feedback to Reeval. Tech.
                                                                    Work Group re: their proposed
                     Need to ensure that decisions regarding
                                                                    assumptions/recommendations re:
                     allocations and modeling various
               8     categories of loads are reasonable and
                                                                    CAFOs & SW loads (regualted & non-                HIGH
                                                                    regulated). And non-SW point sources? -
                     implementable.
                                                                    Before this info. is presented to the
                                                                    WQSC at Oct. 20th Conf. Call.




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                                                                                     CBP Nutrient Subcommittee
                                                                         Work Group Data Tracking and Reporting Assignments
                                                                                Actions and Schedule List (as of 11/18/08)
                                                                                                                                      2008
Workgroup(s)   No.                     Issues                                       Actions                        Priority Sep.   Oct. Nov.   Dec
                                                                  a. Develop data procalls with the NEIEN
                                                                  data exchange templates with USDA to
                     Address the risk of double counting BMPs     ensure the risk of double counting of
               9     with the NEIEN data exchange templates       implemented conservation practices is
                     with USDA.                                   minimized. Mark Dubin is the lead on
                                                                  developing the NEIEN data exchange
                                                                  template with NRCS.
                                                                  a. Monitor USDA's progress on developing
                                                                  data sharing guidance. Mark Dubin is the
               10                                                 lead on developing the NEIEN data
                                                                  exchange template with NRCS.
                                                                  b. Identify opportunities with the Bay
                     Address privacy/data sharing issues with the jurisdictions on how county conservation
                     agricultural sector.                         districts may be able to exchange
                                                                  conservation practice implementation data
               11                                                 with agricultural consultants, agri-business
                                                                  and agricultural organizations to capture non-
                                                                  publically funded implementation.

                                                                  a. Identify opportunties with the private
                     Capturing new, innovative conservation
                                                                  sector to encourage greater partnership in
               12    practices that are being implemented but are
                                                                  tracking and reporting practice
                     not tracked or reported.
                                                                  implementation.
Agricultural                                                      a. Incorporate into Phase 5 of the
Nutrient and                                                      Chesapeake Bay Watershed Model a
     All                                                          watershedwide mass balance calculation
 Sediment
Workgroups     13                                                 method for determining potential nutrient
 Reduction                                                        reductions from manure and poultry litter
Workgroup            Capturing manure and poultry litter
                                                                  tranportation.
                     transportation within and outside of the
                                                                  b. Mark Dubin is the lead in gathering
                     watershed in order to capture where it is
                                                                  information to determine the nutrient
                     going and where the release points are.
                                                                  reduction mass balances from poultry litter
               14                                                 transport programs in MD and DE that
                                                                  transport to PA. This information will be
                                                                  presented at a future workgroup meeting.

                                                                  a. Develop agricultural education and
                                                                  outreach materials targeted to the
                                                                  agricultural community, specifically to
                                                                  consultants, agri-business and agricultural
                                                                  organizations, to encourage trust, increase
                     Earning the trust of farmers who do not want
               15    to be involved in government efforts.
                                                                  cooperation, and expand opportunties for
                                                                  tracking and reporting implemented
                     Expressing to farmers the benefits of
                                                                  practices. Messages should include the
                     implementing and reporting agricultural
                                                                  importance of local benefits and for
                     BMPs that will put a better face on
                                                                  improving the public face of agriculture.
                     agriculture, and further express to all
                     localities in general the benefits to them.
                                                                  b. Develop an agriculural communication
                                                                  plan and supporting materials to
               16                                                 communicate CBP messages to the
                                                                  agricultural community for improving
                                                                  understanding and confidence.




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                                                                                     CBP Nutrient Subcommittee
                                                                         Work Group Data Tracking and Reporting Assignments
                                                                                Actions and Schedule List (as of 11/18/08)
                                                                                                                                                                      2009
Workgroup(s)   No.                     Issues                                       Actions                        Priority   Jan.   Feb.   Mar.     Apr.    May    June July       Aug. Sep. Oct.         Nov.      Dec.
                                                                  a. AgNSRWG: Will review NEIEN BMP ag
                                                                     Develop data procalls with the NEIEN
                     Inefficient transfer of tracking information data exchange templates and provideto
                                                                                              with USDA
               1     between the risk ofstate agencies and the
                     Address local and double counting BMPs       recommendationsdouble countingto insure
                                                                  ensure the risk of where needed of
               9     CBP. NEIEN data exchange templates
                     with the                                     the efficient and accurate transfer of data
                                                                  implemented conservation practices is
                     with USDA.                                   minimized. Mark Dubin and lead on
                                                                  between state agenciesis thethe CBP.
                                                                  developing the NEIEN data exchange
                                                                  template with NRCS.
                                                                  a. Monitor USDA's progress on developing
                                                                  data sharing guidance. Mark Dubin is the
               10                                                 lead on developing the NEIEN data
                                                                  exchange template with NRCS.
                                                                  b. Identify opportunities with the Bay
                     Address privacy/data sharing issues with the jurisdictions on how county conservation
                     agricultural sector.                         districts may be able to exchange
                                                                  conservation practice implementation data
               11                                                 with agricultural consultants, agri-business
                                                                  and agricultural organizations to capture non-
                                                                  publically funded implementation.

                                                                  a. Identify opportunties with the private
                     Capturing new, innovative conservation
                                                                  sector to encourage greater partnership in
               12    practices that are being implemented but are
                                                                  tracking and reporting practice
                     not tracked or reported.
                                                                  implementation.
Agricultural                                                      a. Incorporate into Phase 5 of the
Nutrient and                                                      Chesapeake Bay Watershed Model a
     All                                                          watershedwide mass balance calculation
 Sediment
Workgroups     13                                                 method for determining potential nutrient
 Reduction                                                        reductions from manure and poultry litter
Workgroup            Capturing manure and poultry litter
                                                                  tranportation.
                     transportation within and outside of the
                                                                  b. Mark Dubin is the lead in gathering
                     watershed in order to capture where it is
                                                                  information to determine the nutrient
                     going and where the release points are.
                                                                  reduction mass balances from poultry litter
               14                                                 transport programs in MD and DE that
                                                                  transport to PA. This information will be
                                                                  presented at a future workgroup meeting.

                                                                  a. Develop agricultural education and
                                                                  outreach materials targeted to the
                                                                  agricultural community, specifically to
                                                                  consultants, agri-business and agricultural
                                                                  organizations, to encourage trust, increase
                     Earning the trust of farmers who do not want
               15    to be involved in government efforts.
                                                                  cooperation, and expand opportunties for
                                                                  tracking and reporting implemented
                     Expressing to farmers the benefits of
                                                                  practices. Messages should include the
                     implementing and reporting agricultural
                                                                  importance of local benefits and for
                     BMPs that will put a better face on
                                                                  improving the public face of agriculture.
                     agriculture, and further express to all
                     localities in general the benefits to them.
                                                                  b. Develop an agriculural communication
                                                                  plan and supporting materials to
               16                                                 communicate CBP messages to the
                                                                  agricultural community for improving
                                                                  understanding and confidence.




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                                                                                     CBP Nutrient Subcommittee
                                                                         Work Group Data Tracking and Reporting Assignments
                                                                                Actions and Schedule List (as of 11/18/08)
                                                                                                                                     2008
Workgroup(s)   No.                    Issues                                       Actions                        Priority Sep.   Oct. Nov.   Dec
                                                                  a. This issue should be introduced to the
                                                                  Implmentation Committee for addressing at
                                                                  a political discussion level. The AgNSRWG
                                                                  will develop an agricultural communication
                     A negative connotation of the CBP is being
                                                                  system in cooperation with the CBPO,
               17    transmitted to farmers by the agricultural
                                                                  USDA-NRCS and other partners to publish
                     associations.
                                                                  and distribute targeted agricultural outreach
                                                                  materials on the CBP to the agricultural
                                                                  community, including agricultural
                                                                  organizations.
                                                                  a. Enable local conservation agencies to
                                                                  access CBP conservation practice
Agricultural         Convincing local conservation agencies of    implementation data, water quality data, land
Nutrient and         the importance to them for accurately and    use and other data sources through the
 Sediment      18    comprehensively track their conservation     COAST project tool or other state systems.
 Reduction           efforts.                                     Mark Dubin is serving on the COAST
Workgroup                                                         Development Team for agricultural
                                                                  elements.
                                                                  a. Develop agricultural education and
                                                                  outreach materials targeted to the
                                                                  agricultural community, specifically to
                                                                  consultants, agri-business and agricultural
                                                                  organizations, to encourage trust, increase
                     Lack of awareness about the importance of
               19    tracking by the agricultural community.
                                                                  cooperation, and expand opportunties for
                                                                  tracking and reporting implemented
    All                                                           practices. Messages should include the
Workgroups                                                        importance of local benefits and for
                                                                  improving the public face of agriculture.




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                                                                                       CBP Nutrient Subcommittee
                                                                           Work Group Data Tracking and Reporting Assignments
                                                                                  Actions and Schedule List (as of 11/18/08)
                                                                                                                                                                       2009
Workgroup(s)   No.                     Issues                                        Actions                        Priority   Jan.   Feb.   Mar.     Apr.    May    June July       Aug. Sep. Oct.         Nov.      Dec.
                                                                    a. AgNSRWG: Will review NEIEN BMP ag
                                                                       This issue should be introduced to the
                     Inefficient transfer of tracking information   data exchange Committeeand addressing at
                                                                    Implmentation templates for provide
               1     between local and state agencies and the       recommendations where needed to insure
                                                                    a political discussion level. The AgNSRWG
                     CBP.                                           will efficient an agricultural communication
                                                                    the develop and accurate transfer of data
                     A negative connotation of the CBP is being     between state agencies and the CBP.
                                                                    system in cooperation with the CBPO,
               17    transmitted to farmers by the agricultural
                                                                    USDA-NRCS and other partners to publish
                     associations.
                                                                    and distribute targeted agricultural outreach
                                                                    materials on the CBP to the agricultural
                                                                    community, including agricultural
                                                                    organizations.
                                                                    a. Enable local conservation agencies to
                                                                    access CBP conservation practice
Agricultural         Convincing local conservation agencies of      implementation data, water quality data, land
Nutrient and         the importance to them for accurately and      use and other data sources through the
 Sediment      18    comprehensively track their conservation       COAST project tool or other state systems.
 Reduction           efforts.                                       Mark Dubin is serving on the COAST
Workgroup                                                           Development Team for agricultural
                                                                    elements.
                                                                    a. Develop agricultural education and
                                                                    outreach materials targeted to the
                                                                    agricultural community, specifically to
                                                                    consultants, agri-business and agricultural
                                                                    organizations, to encourage trust, increase
                     Lack of awareness about the importance of
               19    tracking by the agricultural community.
                                                                    cooperation, and expand opportunties for
                                                                    tracking and reporting implemented
    All                                                             practices. Messages should include the
Workgroups                                                          importance of local benefits and for
                                                                    improving the public face of agriculture.




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                                                                                          CBP Nutrient Subcommittee
                                                                              Work Group Data Tracking and Reporting Assignments
                                                                                     Actions and Schedule List (as of 11/18/08)
                                                                                                                                           2008
Workgroup(s)   No.                      Issues                                           Actions                        Priority Sep.   Oct. Nov.   Dec
                                                                       Riparian Specialist has been contacting
                                                                       larger NGO partners to get 2008 miles, will
                     Capturing efforts of small volunteer groups       mine grant reporting information for small
               20                                                                                                        HIGH
                     and NGO partners                                  volunteer group efforts. Future for data
                                                                       collection is NEIEN reporting or CAP,
  Forestry
                                                                       current system has limited life.
 Workgroup
                                                                       a. Conducted conferences with all 6 states
                                                                       including EPA (Burch), UMD (Sweeney),
                     Forest buffer implementation data is not
                                                                       Riparian Specialist, and the various              HIGH
                     consistently reported to CBP and FWG
                                                                       reporting agencies within those states, to
               21                                                      discuss and rectify issue

                     Capturing non-significant industrial facilities a. Workgroup members will collect data
               22    data which are only available through hard
                     copy permit applications
                                                                     a. Work with Peter Claggett to use a hybrid
                                                                     approach that uses existing sewer service
               23    Projecting wastewater out to 2030               area data where available and Peter's
                                                                     methodology for areas without better data
Wastewater
Treatment                                                              a. Follow up on WV's septic research
Workgroup                                                              report and MD's septic information system to
               24    Reporting septic systems
                                                                       come up with new recommendations for
                                                                       tracking and reporting septic systems
                     Tracking wastewater treatment facility            a. To be determined by the workgroup on
    All
                     information including construction                the November onference call meeting.
Workgroups     25    schedule,design/treatment technology and
                     cost information


                                                                       a. Work with Jeff Sweeney and state
                                                                       workgroup members to determine status of
               26    Reporting nonpoint source urban BMPs              December 2008 BMP data reporting to               HIGH
                                                                       CBPO
                                                                       a. As BMP data is reported, work with Jeff
                                                                       Sweeney and USWG to develop detailed list
                                                                       of BMPs by categories reported by each
                     Adequately capturing and giving credit to         state. Initiate discussion with local
               27    local jurisdictions for the practices that they   government to assure that similar BMP titles     MEDIUM
                     have implemented in the urban sector              / descriptions are being used - develop a list
                                                                       of BMPs implemented and not credited by
                                                                       CBPO.
   Urban
Stormwater                                                             a. A representative from each state will
Workgroup                                                              provide a description of the following: 1)
                                                                       Mechanism for tracking and reporting
                                                                       stormwater BMPs to CBP; 2) Mechanism for
               28                                                      tracking maintenance; 3) Process for             MEDIUM
                                                                       tracking and reporting MS4 and non-MS4
                     Understanding the tracking and reporting          BMPs; and 4) If no process exists, please
                     mechanisms in each CB watershed state.            describe any plan to put it in place.

                                                                       b. Develop a matrix that lists the regulatory
                                                                       and non-regulatory requirements that are in
               29                                                      place in each jurisdiction, what sort of         MEDIUM
                                                                       coverage they have, etc.

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                                                                                          CBP Nutrient Subcommittee
                                                                              Work Group Data Tracking and Reporting Assignments
                                                                                     Actions and Schedule List (as of 11/18/08)
                                                                                                                                                                           2009
Workgroup(s)   No.                      Issues                                           Actions                        Priority   Jan.   Feb.   Mar.     Apr.    May    June July       Aug. Sep. Oct.         Nov.      Dec.
                                                                       a. AgNSRWG: Will has been contacting ag
                                                                       Riparian Specialist review NEIEN BMP
                     Inefficient transfer of tracking information      data exchange templates and provide will
                                                                       larger NGO partners to get 2008 miles,
                1    between local and state agencies and the
                     Capturing efforts of small volunteer groups       recommendations where neededfor small
                                                                       mine grant reporting information to insure
               20    CBP.                                              the efficient and efforts. Future forof data      HIGH
                     and NGO partners                                  volunteer group accurate transfer data
                                                                       collection is NEIEN reporting or CBP.
                                                                       between state agencies and the CAP,
  Forestry
                                                                       current system has limited life.
 Workgroup
                                                                       a. Conducted conferences with all 6 states
                                                                       including EPA (Burch), UMD (Sweeney),
                     Forest buffer implementation data is not
                                                                       Riparian Specialist, and the various              HIGH
                     consistently reported to CBP and FWG
                                                                       reporting agencies within those states, to
               21                                                      discuss and rectify issue

                     Capturing non-significant industrial facilities a. Workgroup members will collect data
               22    data which are only available through hard
                     copy permit applications
                                                                     a. Work with Peter Claggett to use a hybrid
                                                                     approach that uses existing sewer service
               23    Projecting wastewater out to 2030               area data where available and Peter's
                                                                     methodology for areas without better data
Wastewater
Treatment                                                              a. Follow up on WV's septic research
Workgroup                                                              report and MD's septic information system to
               24    Reporting septic systems
                                                                       come up with new recommendations for
                                                                       tracking and reporting septic systems
                     Tracking wastewater treatment facility            a. To be determined by the workgroup on
    All
                     information including construction                the November onference call meeting.
Workgroups     25    schedule,design/treatment technology and
                     cost information


                                                                       a. Work with Jeff Sweeney and state
                                                                       workgroup members to determine status of
               26    Reporting nonpoint source urban BMPs              December 2008 BMP data reporting to               HIGH
                                                                       CBPO
                                                                       a. As BMP data is reported, work with Jeff
                                                                       Sweeney and USWG to develop detailed list
                                                                       of BMPs by categories reported by each
                     Adequately capturing and giving credit to         state. Initiate discussion with local
               27    local jurisdictions for the practices that they   government to assure that similar BMP titles     MEDIUM
                     have implemented in the urban sector              / descriptions are being used - develop a list
                                                                       of BMPs implemented and not credited by
                                                                       CBPO.
   Urban
Stormwater                                                             a. A representative from each state will
Workgroup                                                              provide a description of the following: 1)
                                                                       Mechanism for tracking and reporting
                                                                       stormwater BMPs to CBP; 2) Mechanism for
               28                                                      tracking maintenance; 3) Process for             MEDIUM
                                                                       tracking and reporting MS4 and non-MS4
                     Understanding the tracking and reporting          BMPs; and 4) If no process exists, please
                     mechanisms in each CB watershed state.            describe any plan to put it in place.

                                                                       b. Develop a matrix that lists the regulatory
                                                                       and non-regulatory requirements that are in
               29                                                      place in each jurisdiction, what sort of         MEDIUM
                                                                       coverage they have, etc.

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                                          CBP Nutrient Subcommittee
                              Work Group Data Tracking and Reporting Assignments
                                     Actions and Schedule List (as of 11/18/08)
                                                                            2008
Workgroup(s)   No.   Issues          Actions             Priority Sep.   Oct. Nov.   Dec




    All
Workgroups




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                                                                                       CBP Nutrient Subcommittee
                                                                           Work Group Data Tracking and Reporting Assignments
                                                                                  Actions and Schedule List (as of 11/18/08)
                                                                                                                                                                     2009
Workgroup(s)   No.                      Issues                                       Actions                      Priority   Jan.   Feb.   Mar.     Apr.    May    June July       Aug. Sep. Oct.         Nov.      Dec.
                                                                    a. AgNSRWG: Will review NEIEN BMP ag
                     Inefficient transfer of tracking information   data exchange templates and provide
               1     between local and state agencies and the       recommendations where needed to insure
                     CBP.                                           the efficient and accurate transfer of data
                                                                    between state agencies and the CBP.




    All
Workgroups




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                                                                                          CBP Nutrient Subcommittee
                                                                              Work Group Data Tracking and Reporting Assignments
                                                                                     Actions and Schedule List (as of 11/18/08)
                                                                                                                                        2008
Workgroup(s)   No.                      Issues                                           Actions                     Priority Sep.   Oct. Nov.   Dec

                                                                       a. Examine data sets from tidal Bay-partner
               30
 Sediment                                                              states to help determine how much we are
                     Tracking tidal region activities
 Workgroup                                                             undercounting tidal region activities       LOW
               31
                                                                       b. Track and report tidal region activities   MEDIUM

                                                                       a. Nonpoint source data submissions from
               32                                                      VA and MD through NEIEN that are              MEDIUM
                                                                       validated and complete.
                     Tackling issues involving the NEIEN
                                                                       b. Nonpoint source data submission from
               33    process                                                                                         MEDIUM
                                                                       PA through NEIEN that are validated
                                                                       c. Involve headwater states in the NEIEN if
               34                                                                                                    MEDIUM
                                                                       proposal is written, accepted, and funded
                                                                       a. Workgroup and state-CBPO discussions
 Watershed                                                             of sources of implementation data within
               35    Risk of double counting BMPs                                                                     LOW
                                                                       states with emphasis on possible double-
 Technical
                                                                       counting
 Workgroup                                                             a. WTWG, USWG, and state-CBPO
                     Adequately capturing and giving credit to         discussions of stormwater data for the
               36    local jurisdictions for the practices that they   "2008" model assessment and Phase 5            LOW
                     have implemented in the urban sector              calibration period with emphasis on
                                                                       accuracy of information submitted
                                                                       a. Review and evaluate needs for updating
    All              Understanding the tracking and reporting          state Quality Assurance Project Plans
               37                                                                                                     LOW
                     mechanisms in each CB watershed state             (QAPP) for nonpoint source implementation
Workgroups
                                                                       data




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                                                                                         CBP Nutrient Subcommittee
                                                                             Work Group Data Tracking and Reporting Assignments
                                                                                    Actions and Schedule List (as of 11/18/08)
                                                                                                                                                                            2009
Workgroup(s)   No.                      Issues                                          Actions                      Priority     Jan.     Feb.   Mar.     Apr.    May    June July       Aug. Sep. Oct.         Nov.      Dec.
                                                                       a. AgNSRWG: Will review NEIEN BMP ag
                     Inefficient transfer of tracking information      data exchange templates and provide
                                                                       a. Examine data sets from tidal Bay-partner
               30
 Sediment      1     between local and state agencies and the          states to help determine needed to insure
                                                                       recommendations wherehow much we are                     *Report
                     Tracking tidal region activities
 Workgroup           CBP.                                              the efficient and accurate transfer of data
                                                                       undercounting tidal region activities       LOW          Progress
                                                                       between state agencies and the CBP.                      *Report
               31
                                                                       b. Track and report tidal region activities MEDIUM       Progress

                                                                       a. Nonpoint source data submissions from
               32                                                      VA and MD through NEIEN that are              MEDIUM
                                                                       validated and complete.
                     Tackling issues involving the NEIEN
                                                                       b. Nonpoint source data submission from
               33    process                                                                                         MEDIUM
                                                                       PA through NEIEN that are validated
                                                                       c. Involve headwater states in the NEIEN if
               34                                                                                                    MEDIUM
                                                                       proposal is written, accepted, and funded
                                                                       a. Workgroup and state-CBPO discussions
 Watershed                                                             of sources of implementation data within
               35    Risk of double counting BMPs                                                                     LOW
                                                                       states with emphasis on possible double-
 Technical
                                                                       counting
 Workgroup                                                             a. WTWG, USWG, and state-CBPO
                     Adequately capturing and giving credit to         discussions of stormwater data for the
               36    local jurisdictions for the practices that they   "2008" model assessment and Phase 5            LOW
                     have implemented in the urban sector              calibration period with emphasis on
                                                                       accuracy of information submitted
                                                                       a. Review and evaluate needs for updating
    All              Understanding the tracking and reporting          state Quality Assurance Project Plans
               37                                                                                                     LOW
                     mechanisms in each CB watershed state             (QAPP) for nonpoint source implementation
Workgroups
                                                                       data




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                                                                                         CBP Nutrient Subcommittee
                                                                             Work Group Data Tracking and Reporting Assignments
                                                                                    Actions and Schedule List (as of 11/18/08)
                                                                                                                                         2008
 Workgroup(s)    No.                      Issues                                        Actions                       Priority Sep.   Oct. Nov.   Dec
                                                                      a. Support NEIEN efforts by developing
                 38                                                   NEIEN protocols at the local level and
                       Improving reporting tools , processes, and     transmit the information electronically
  Nutrient             approaches                                     b. Highlight jurisdictions' successes to help
Subcommittee     39                                                   others move forward (ex. Upper
                                                                      Susquehanna Coalition approach)
                       Prioritizing the issues and barriers that need a. Review of the tracking/reporting
                 40
                       addressing                                     assignments table.

                       Resolving conflicts between the States'
                       Chesapeake Bay Implementation Grants
                 41                                                                                                    HIGH
                       conditions and deliverables and the CBP's
                       grant guidance.
                       Improving coordination between CBPO and
                 42    EPA Region 3 regarding what is required in                                                     MEDIUM
                       the NEIEN grants.
                                                                     a. Look at the value of historic data and
                                                                     come back to the NSC with
                       Capturing historical data (which is often not
                 43                                                  recommendations on whether to spend time          LOW
                       electronic)
                                                                     gathering this data or to move forward with
                                                                     new efforts.
                                                                     b. Investigate whether it will be possible for
                       Addressing staffing concerns (Jurisdictions
                                                                     CBP to help provide staffing to the
                 44    typically lack the necessary resources and                                                     MEDIUM
                                                                     jurisdictions to collect and compile date.
                       staff to collect and compile data)
Chesapeake Bay
       All
                                                                      a. Look into the list of air BMPs that were
Program Office
  Workgroups
                 45                                                                                                    LOW
                       Tracking air BMPs                              put together years ago by an air ad hoc
 Staff Support                                                        group.
                       Addressing concerns regarding CBP's            a. Set a deadline when data must be
                       reporting deadline (end of calendar year       reported to CBP that is suitable for CBP as
                 46                                                                                                    HIGH
                       deadline, effectiveness of twice yearly        well as jurisdictions.
                       reporting)
                                                                      a. Put in a firewall, such as latitude and
                 47    Preventing double counting                     longitude coordinates, to prevent double         HIGH
                                                                      counting
                                                                      a. Develop a centralized database in all of
                 48                                                                                                   MEDIUM
                       Improving data reporting tools and             the states.
                       approaches                                     b. Coordinate private sector and state
                 49                                                                                                    LOW
                                                                      tracking and reporting systems.
                       Resolving the issue with NRCS BMP
                       implementation reporting as it iis currently
                 50                                                                                                    HIGH
                       done and the technical issues with NEIEN
                       node data transmission in the future.




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                                                                                          CBP Nutrient Subcommittee
                                                                              Work Group Data Tracking and Reporting Assignments
                                                                                     Actions and Schedule List (as of 11/18/08)
                                                                                                                                                                          2009
 Workgroup(s)    No.                      Issues                                         Actions                       Priority   Jan.   Feb.   Mar.     Apr.    May    June July       Aug. Sep. Oct.         Nov.      Dec.
                                                                      a. AgNSRWG: Will review NEIEN BMP ag
                                                                         Support NEIEN efforts by developing
                 38    Inefficient transfer of tracking information   data exchange templates and provide
                                                                      NEIEN protocols at the local level and
                 1     Improving reporting tools , processes, the
                       between local and state agencies and and       recommendations where needed to insure
                                                                      transmit the information electronically
  Nutrient             CBP.
                       approaches                                     b. Highlight and accurate transfer of data
                                                                      the efficient jurisdictions' successes to help
Subcommittee     39                                                   between state agencies and the CBP.
                                                                      others move forward (ex. Upper
                                                                      Susquehanna Coalition approach)
                       Prioritizing the issues and barriers that need a. Review of the tracking/reporting
                 40
                       addressing                                     assignments table.

                       Resolving conflicts between the States'
                       Chesapeake Bay Implementation Grants
                 41                                                                                                     HIGH
                       conditions and deliverables and the CBP's
                       grant guidance.
                       Improving coordination between CBPO and
                 42    EPA Region 3 regarding what is required in                                                      MEDIUM
                       the NEIEN grants.
                                                                     a. Look at the value of historic data and
                                                                     come back to the NSC with
                       Capturing historical data (which is often not
                 43                                                  recommendations on whether to spend time           LOW
                       electronic)
                                                                     gathering this data or to move forward with
                                                                     new efforts.
                                                                     b. Investigate whether it will be possible for
                       Addressing staffing concerns (Jurisdictions
                                                                     CBP to help provide staffing to the
                 44    typically lack the necessary resources and                                                      MEDIUM
                                                                     jurisdictions to collect and compile date.
                       staff to collect and compile data)
Chesapeake Bay
       All
                                                                      a. Look into the list of air BMPs that were
Program Office
  Workgroups
                 45                                                                                                     LOW
                       Tracking air BMPs                              put together years ago by an air ad hoc
 Staff Support                                                        group.
                       Addressing concerns regarding CBP's            a. Set a deadline when data must be
                       reporting deadline (end of calendar year       reported to CBP that is suitable for CBP as
                 46                                                                                                     HIGH
                       deadline, effectiveness of twice yearly        well as jurisdictions.
                       reporting)
                                                                      a. Put in a firewall, such as latitude and
                 47    Preventing double counting                     longitude coordinates, to prevent double          HIGH
                                                                      counting
                                                                      a. Develop a centralized database in all of
                 48                                                                                                    MEDIUM
                       Improving data reporting tools and             the states.
                       approaches                                     b. Coordinate private sector and state
                 49                                                                                                     LOW
                                                                      tracking and reporting systems.
                       Resolving the issue with NRCS BMP
                       implementation reporting as it iis currently
                 50                                                                                                     HIGH
                       done and the technical issues with NEIEN
                       node data transmission in the future.




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