ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS TO RESTORE AND PRESERVE THE CHESAPEAKE BAY AND ITS TRIBUTARIES
Abstract:The Chesapeake Bay Program is intended to restore the bay through a series of water and watershed management actions. Principal among these actions is reducing point sources loads. A total load for point sources loads has been established and a complex set of tributary and regulatory actions are in progress to attempt to attain the targeted reductions. The means of setting targets along with the regulatory actions to allocate load to various states, tributaries and load sources is examined with a particular emphasis on pollutant trading plans in Virginia. Grants and Stormwater control are also discussed.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: January 1, 2005
More about this publication?
- Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is an archive of papers published in the proceedings of the annual Water Environment Federation® Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® ) and specialty conferences held since the year 2000. These proceedings are not peer reviewed. WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access.
- Subscribe to this Title
- Membership Information
- About WEF Proceedings
- WEFTEC Conference Information
- ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites