||An urgent call to action : report of the State - EPA Nutrient Innovations Task Group /
||State-EPA Nutrient Innovations Task Group,
|| U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Nutrient pollution of water--United States. ;
Water--Phosphorus content--United States. ;
Water--Nitrogen content--United States. ;
Water quality management--United States. ;
Environmental degradation--United States. ;
Eutrophication--United States. ;
||1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm
Cover title. "August 2009." Includes bibliographical references (pages 35-41). Format not distributed to depository libraries.
This report presents a summary of scientific information on the scope of environmental degradation associated with excess levels of nitrogen and phosphorus in the nation's waters. Nutrient pollution significantly affects drinking water supplies, aquatic life, and recreational water quality. Some case studies are included.