EPA wants to work with states to address record water pollution


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An EPA memo to regional administrators paints a startling picture of the nation’s water quality, calling for more cooperation among states and federal agencies in dealing with the root of the cause – nitrogen and phosphorus pollution.

“Nitrogen and phosphorus pollution has the potential to become one of the costliest and most challenging environmental issues we face,” writes Nancy K. Stoner, EPA Assistant Administrator, in the memo. Continue reading