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  • Utilities Achieve Chesapeake Bay Nutrient Goals 10 Years Ahead of Schedule

    Utilities Achieve Chesapeake Bay Nutrient Goals 10 Years Ahead of Schedule Many folks believe that the greatest challenge to improving water quality is eliminating hypoxic zones, often termed “dead zones,” which are areas in lakes and oceans of such low oxygen concentration that aquatic life dies. These hypoxic zones are fueled by the presence of excessive amounts of nutrients – mainly phosphorus and nitrogen. The consequences of last year’s hypoxic zone in Lake Erie exemplify the negative impacts excess nutrients can have on these waterbodies and the human and aquatic life that depend on them. Regional partnership programs, states and the U.S. EPA have taken steps to reduce the size[…]

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