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Media Advisory

Chesapeake Bay Water Quality Improves in 2015

Data Show Drop in Nutrient and Sediment Pollution, the Leading Causes of the Bay’s Poor Health

Join experts from the Chesapeake Bay Program on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. ET as they answer questions and discuss the latest data on the health of the Chesapeake Bay, as measured by monitored nitrogen, phosphorous and sediment pollution loads in rivers and streams, as well as the estimated achievement of water quality standards for measures such as dissolved oxygen, water clarity/underwater grasses and chlorophyll a that help determine how well the Bay can support its living resources.

Press release will be available by 10:00 a.m. ET on September 21 http://www.chesapeakebay.net/presscenter


Nick DiPasquale, Director of the Chesapeake Bay Program, Environmental Protection Agency
Rich Batiuk, Associate Director for Science, Analysis and Implementation, Environmental Protection Agency
Scott Phillips, Chesapeake Bay Coordinator, U.S. Geological Survey


Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. ET


Conference call.  Dial: 866-299-3188   Enter Code: 4102675731

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Rachel Felver, Chesapeake Bay Program Director of Communications, (410) 267-5740, rfelver@chesapeakebay.net

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