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View from the blog-o-sphereWinning 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 spark algae blooms that overpower otherwise healthy ecosystems. In turn, those blooms can contaminate drinking water, kill aquatic species, and create negative impacts for water-based recreation and tourism. For full blog post,
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