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Achieving Nutrient and Sediment Reduction Goals in the Chesapeake Bay

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Book DescriptionThe Chesapeake Bay is North America's largest and most biologically diverse estuary, as well as an important commercial and recreational resource. The Author of this Book is Committee on the Evaluation. However, excessive amounts of nitrogen, phosphorus, and sediment from human activities and land development have disrupted the ecosystem, causing harmful algae blooms, degraded habitats, and diminished populations of many species of fish and shellfish. Array ISBN . In 1983, the Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) was established, based on a cooperative partnership among the U. Achieving Nutrient and Sediment Reduction Goals in the Chesapeake Bay available in English. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the state of Maryland, and the commonwealths of Pennsylvania and Virginia, and the District of Columbia, to address the extent, complexity, and sources of pollutants entering the Bay. In 2008, the CBP launched a series of initiatives to increase the transparency of the program and heighten its accountability and in 2009 an executive order injected new energy into the restoration. In addition

Achieving Nutrient and Sediment Reduction Goals in the Chesapeake Bay

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