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Chesapeake Bay Toxics Reduction Strategy Stakeholder Roundtables 1994

Publication date: July 01, 1994 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

With the direct assistance of the Alliance of Chesapeake Bay, the Chesapeake Bay Program's Toxics Subcommittee sponsored a series of stakeholder roundtables to solicit active public participation in the strategy development. …

Toxics Reevaluation and Revision Highlights 2000

Publication date: March 01, 2000 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

Our goal is a Chesapeake Bay free toxics by reducing or eliminating the inputof chemical contaminants from all controllable sources to levels that result in no toxic or bioaccumulative impact on the living resources that inhabit the Bay…

A Comparison of Existing Water Quality Criteria and Standards with Living Resources Habitat Requirements 1989

Publication date: August 01, 1989 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

A report prepared by the Criteria and Standards Workgroup of the Chesapeake Bay Program's Living Resources Subcommittee.  The workgroup was charged with comparing existing water quality criteria and standards with the water quality…

Benchmarks for Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Chlorophyll and Suspended Sediments in Chesapeake Bay 2003

Publication date: March 17, 2003 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

When this oroject was conceived, there was no a priori plan of how to analyze the historical data to identify parameter concentrations that might qualify as benchmark levels.  The historical water quality data at the CBP is a…

Chesapeake Bay Regional Action Plans Development Guidelines Part II 1997

Publication date: April 01, 1997 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

The 1994 Chesapeake Bay Basinwide Toxics Reduction Strategy emphasized using a regular related problems in the Chesapeake Bay.  Guided by the objective, Direct reduction and prevention action plans for areas where significant potential…

Chesapeake Bay Regional Action Plans Development Guidelines Part III 1997

Publication date: April 01, 1997 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

The 1994 Chesapeake Bay Basinwide Toxics Reduction and Prevention Strategy emphasized using a regular related problems in the Chesapeake Bay.  Guided by the objective, Direct reduction and prevention action areas where significant…

Chesapeake Bay Regional Action Plans Development Guidelines Part I 1997

Publication date: April 01, 1997 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

The 1994 Chesapeake Bay Basinwide Toxics Reduction and Prevention Strategy emphasized using a regional focus to address chemical contaminant-related problems in the Chesapeake Bay.  Guided by the objective, Direct reduction and…

An Updated Review of Estuarine Aquatic Toxicity Data for the Development of Aquatic Life Criteria for Atrazine inn Chesapeake Bay 1994

Publication date: March 01, 1994 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

This report is a summary of Phase I and II of a study designed to provide neessary data and recommendation for development of estuarine acute and chronic atrazine criterion for the Chesapeake Bay.  The specific objectives of Phase I…

Acid Mine Drainage Loadings to the Chesapeake Bay Watershed 1998

Publication date: July 01, 1998 | Type of document:

The purpose of this literature synthesis is to determine the significance of AMD in contributing trace elements (contaminants) to the Chesapeake Bay watershed and determine the extent of the contribution from a local, regional and…

Chesapeake Bay WaterColumn Contaminants Critical Issue Forum Proceedings

Publication date: July 01, 1993 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

Rich Batiuk, EPA, Chesapeake Bay Program Office, described the objectives of the critical issues forum, the questions posed to the forum participants by the Toxics Subcommittee, and the process for incorporating forum findings into the…

A Chemical Contamin ant Mass Balance Framework for Chesapeake Bay 1997

Publication date: June 01, 1997 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

Chemical contaminants in the water and sediment of Chesapeake Bay can effect ecosystem functions as well as pose a direct threat to human health via drinking water and the consumption of aquatic organisms (e.g., fish and Shellfish). …

Ambient Toxicity and Chemical Characterization of Four Bayside creeks of the Eastern Shore

Publication date: January 01, 2001 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

The purpose of this study was to characterize selected bayside creeks of the Virginia portion of the Delmarva Pennisula with respect to chemistry and toxicity.  The peninsula is an area in which the primary land use is agriculture. …

Chesapeake Bay Fall Line Toxics Monitoring Program 1994 Final Report 1994

Publication date: May 01, 1996 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

The Fall Line Toxics Program for 1994 is a continuation of a long term effort funded by the USEPA, Chesapeake Bay Program and the USGS cooperative program to make accurate load estimates of contaminants entering the Chesapeake Bay From…

Targeting Toxics: A Characterization Report A Tool for Directing Management & Monitoring Actions in the Chesapeake Bay's Tidal Rivers

Publication date: June 01, 1999 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

Chemical contamination in water, sediment and/or in animal tissue us an importaant issue for peiople everywhere.  In the Chesapeake Bay region, scientists and managers have been carrying out a multi-step effort assess the Bay's tidal…

Chesapeake Bay Groundwater Toxics Loading Workshop Proceedings

Publication date: July 01, 1993 | Type of document: Report | Download: Electronic Version

The Chesapeake Bay Groundwater Toxics Loading Workshop was held April 15-16, 1992, at the U.S. EPA Chesapeake Bay Program Office. Workshop participants reviewed and discussed available information on results from groundwater studies and…



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