2013 is here and along with it significant opportunities to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay. In particular, opportunities to address excess sediment, nitrogen and phosphorus (nutrient pollution) that tributary rivers discharge to the Bay. For the past 5 years Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper has engaged with decisionmakers and scientific experts on how best to …
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Interested in all the technical science and policy background behind sediment transport in the Susquehanna Watershed? Want to know how much sediment the Susquehanna Watershed contributes to the Bay, and how much is stored annually behind dams on the Lower Susquehanna? You should read this comprehensive report authored by the United States Geological Survey.