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Media Advisory

Data Show Drop in Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Sediment Pollution to Chesapeake Bay

The Chesapeake Bay Program partnership has met its pollution reducing targets for the wastewater sector ten years ahead of schedule

Join the Chesapeake Bay Program on Monday, April 18, 2016 at 3:00p.m., to discuss the latest science-based estimates of how much pollution flow into the Chesapeake Bay has changed over time as a result of watershed-wide actions taken by Chesapeake Bay Program partners.


Nick DiPasquale, Director, Chesapeake Bay Program
Gary Shenk, Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Chesapeake Bay Program
James Davis-Martin, ‎Chesapeake Bay Nonpoint Source Coordinator, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality


Media briefing on how actions on land are estimated to have reduced nitrogen, phosphorus and sediment flowing from lands into the rivers, streams and the Chesapeake Bay since 2009


Monday, April 18, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. ET


Conference call.  Dial: 866-299-3188   Enter Code: 2679856222

Media RSVP  

Rachel Felver, Chesapeake Bay Program Director of Communications, (410) 267-5740, rfelver@chesapeakebay.net
Tom Wenz, EPA Press Officer, Chesapeake Bay Program Office, (410) 295-1360, tom.wenz@epa.gov

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