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RECORD NUMBER: 13 OF 160
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Despite Progress, EPA Needs to Improve Oversight of Wastewater Upgrades in the Cheasapeake Bay Watershed. Evaluation Report.|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of the Inspector General.|
|Publisher||8 Jan 2008|
|Additional Subjects||Waste water treatment ; Chesapeake Bay ; Watersheds ; Water quality ; Water levels ; Tributaries ; Aquatic ecosystems ; Waste disposal ; Nutrients ; Oversight ; Evaluation ; Environmental Protection Agency ; Total maximum daily load(TMDL)|
In 2000, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its Chesapeake Bay Program partners (Bay partners) agreed to improve the water quality of the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal tributaries. They sought to improve the water quality to the level needed to support aquatic life and to have the Bay removed from EPA's impaired waters list by 2010. If the Bay partners do not achieve their nutrient reduction goals by 2010, EPA plans to establish a total maximum daily load (TMDL) for the watershed.