Causal Analysis of Biological Impairment in Long Creek, a Sandy-Bottomed Stream in Coastal Southern Maine (Final Report)
Notice EPA annnounces the release of the Causal Analysis of Biological Impairment in Long Creek: A Sandy-Bottomed Stream in Coastal Southern Maine final document on December 13, 2007.
The primary goals of the Long Creek case study include: 1) to serve as an example United States Environmental Protection Agency Stressor Identification (SI) case study, whereby the report may help future assessors understand the SI process for other biologically impaired ecosystems, and may help the broader scientific community better understand urban-related stressor interactions, and 2) to provide useful information for the improvement of the Long Creek watershed; this is especially timely, as stakeholders are currently considering options for promoting ecological recovery of the watershed.
|Mar 2006||EPA sends out the draft document for EPA internal review.|
|Sep 2006||EPA releases the draft document for an External Peer Review.|
|Dec 2007||EPA publishes the final document to the NCEA Web site.|
This download(s) is distributed solely for the purpose of pre-dissemination peer review under applicable information quality guidelines. It has not been formally disseminated by EPA. It does not represent and should not be construed to represent any Agency determination or policy.
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