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Estuaries on the Edge: The Vital Link Between Land and Sea
(American Oceans Campaign, 1996)
This report examines the values of and the threats to 28 estuaries, and how the National Estuary Program (NEP) is working to help protect these valuable resources. The clock is ticking for these "nationally significant" ...
Nutrient Enhanced Coastal Ocean Productivity in the Northern Gulf of Mexico - Understanding the Effects of Nutrients on a Coastal Ecosystem
(National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Ocean Service, 1999-04)
This publication is a synthesis of the findings and management implications of research sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Coastal Ocean Program (COP) through its Nutrient Enhanced ...
Bay Repair Kit
(Sarasota Bay Project, 1989)
You can do something significant to improve this corner of the planet. Most pollution to our nearby bays and other waterways comes not from one or two big dirty industries, but from each of us.
Proceedings and Summary Report: Workshop on the Fate, Transport, and Transformation of Mercury in Aquatic and Terrestrial Environments
(United States Environmental Protection Agency, 2002-06)
The Workshop on the Fate, Transport, and Transformation of Mercury in Aquatic and Terrestrial Environments was held on May 8-10, 2001 in West Palm Beach, Florida. The workshop was conducted by the United States Environmental ...
Effects of Reducing Nutrient Loads to Surface Waters within the Mississippi River Basin and the Gulf of Mexico
(National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Ocean Service Coastal Ocean Program, 1999-05)
The overall goal of this assessment was to evaluate the effects of nutrient-source reductions that may be implemented in the Mississippi River Basin (MRB) to reduce the problem of low oxygen conditions (hypoxia) in the ...
National Management Measures for the Control of Nonpoint Pollution from Agriculture
(United States Environmental Protection Agency, 2003-07)
This guidance document is intended to provide technical information to state program managers and others on the best available, economically achievable means of reducing NPS pollution of surface and ground water from ...
Sources and Quantities of Nutrients Entering the Gulf of Mexico from Surface Waters of the United States
(United States Environmental Protection Agency, 1992-09)
This report was prepared for the Nutrient Enrichment Subcommittee of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Gulf of Mexico Program. Because nearly 60% of the continental United States drains into the Gulf of Mexico, a ...
Evaluation of Certain Toxic Substances in Segment 0804 of the Trinity River
(Trinity River Authority of Texas, 1986-07)
The purpose of this task is to determine the occurrence, nature and significance of toxic subtances, particularly regarding impacts on the biological community, in Segment 0804 of the Trinity River. Above and beyond this ...
Estimated loadings of partially treated domestic wastewater on Galveston Bay
(Galveston Bay National Estuary Program, 1994)
The potential impacts of partially treated effluent on adjacent water bodies are numerous. These impacts include reductions in dissolved oxygen, eutrophication, and elevated fecal coliform levels. However, quantification ...
Storm Drain Stenciling - A Manual for Communities
(Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, 1996-04)
This manual is a how-to guide for communities interested in starting a Storm Drain Stenciling Program to reduce nonpoint source pollution. It was developed by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission's CLEAN TEXAS ...