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EPA Watershed Academy Webcast

  • 01 Dec 2009
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Virtual

Free Watershed Academy Webcast
"An Urgent Call to Action: Nutrient Innovations Task Group Report"

Tues. Dec. 1, 2009.
Eastern: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Central: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m
Webcast participants are eligible to receive a certificate for their attendance. To register, visit http://epa.gov/watershedwebcasts.

Nutrients have been identified as one of the top causes of water quality impairment in the United States. This Webcast will present findings from the new report called An Urgent Call to Action: Report of the State-EPA Nutrient Innovations Task Group posted at: http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/criteria/nutrient/nitgreport.pdf

Speakers: Ephraim S. King, Director, Office of Science and Technology, in EPA's Office of Water, Craig Cox, Midwest Vice President, Environmental Working Group, and Walter L. Baker, Director, Utah Division of Water Quality, Utah Department of Environmental Quality

  • Tune into this Webcast to learn about this report, which characterizes the scope and major sources of nutrients, and includes recommendations to address the issue.
  • The Webcast will also include a presentation from the Environmental Working Group on effective ways to address nutrient pollution from agriculture.
  • And finally, Utah’s Department of Environmental Quality will share successful approaches to reduce nutrient pollution from agricultural livestock and municipal sewage treatment plants.

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