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Helping farmers help our waterways By Rebecca Chillrud – Chesapeake Bay Program – January 30, 2019 Agriculture is vital to the Chesapeake region. There are more than 83,000 farms in the watershed that make up a $10 billion industry and … Continue reading

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From My Lake to All Lakes: EPA’s National Lake Assessment By Sarah Lehmann – Our Planet, Our Home – December 9, 2016 Unfortunately, according to EPA’s recently published National Lakes Assessment, four out of ten lakes in the U.S. suffer … Continue reading

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Partnering with States to Cut Nutrient Pollution By Joel Beauvais – EPA Connect – September 22, 2016 Nutrient pollution remains one of America’s most widespread and costly environmental and public health challenges, threatening the prosperity and quality of life of … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM I had the good fortune in late June to spend a week on Long Pond in Mt. Vernon, Maine. It is one of seven lakes that comprise the Belgrade Lakes Region in Maine. … Continue reading

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Report recommends model better account for influence of urban streams, trees on nutrient pollution Chesapeake Bay Program – April 10, 2015 A new report from an advisory committee of scientific experts recommends the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Watershed Model be adjusted … Continue reading

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Winning Solutions for Nutrient Pollution By Dustin Renwick – EPA Blog: It All Starts with Science – May 1, 2014 Nutrient pollution, an excess of nitrogen or phosphorous, costs the country at least $2.2 billion annually. Excess nutrients reaching our waterways … Continue reading

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