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Briefing Date:10/14/2010
Topic:Improving Water Quality in the Mississippi River Basin and Northern Gulf of Mexico: Strategies and Priorities

THE NATIONAL ACADMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Water Science and Technology Board
Committee on Clean Water Act Implementation Across the Mississippi River Basin

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Congressional Briefings
Thursday, October 14, 2010
486 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 10:15 a.m.
and
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
B-372 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 10:00 a.m.

on

Improving Water Quality in the Mississippi River Basin and Northern Gulf of Mexico:
Strategies and Priorities

This new report from the National Academies offers advice for improving water quality management in the Mississippi River Basin and Northern Gulf of Mexico and suggests ways to reduce high flows of phosphorus and nitrogen pollution into the northern Gulf.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on October 14, 2010 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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