Published: January 11th, 2011
Originator: Chesapeake Bay Program
EPA Number: 230-R-96-012
Eutrophication -- low dissolved oxygen -- caused by excess nutrients, is the most significant water quality problem facing the Bay. The Chesapeake Bay Program jurisdictions have committed to reduce nitrogen and phosphorus pollution reaching the Bay by 40 percent from 1985 levels by the year 2000. This report addresses the cost effectiveness of various control options. This is an archived document.