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Thu December 5, 2013

Chesapeake Bay Water Quality Slowly Improving

The Chesapeake Bay has been a repository for nitrogen, phosphorous and sediment loads to the point that its water quality is endangered. The Bay Barometer: Health and Restoration in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed is a report from the Chesapeake Bay Program that looks at ecological markers, like underwater grasses and fish, to measure progress in restoration goals.

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