The Galveston Bay Plan: The comprehensive conservation and management plan for the Galveston Bay ecosystem. Final Report.

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dc.contributor.author Galveston Bay National Estuary Program en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.contributor.other en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-02-15T17:31:30Z
dc.date.available 2010-02-15T17:31:30Z
dc.date.issued 1995 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1969.3/25476
dc.description 457 pages; available for download at the link below. en_US
dc.description.abstract Galveston Bay ranks high among the nation's great bay systems, providing huge economic benefits to the region and state. Remarkably, the bay's natural resources are self-renewing as long as the bay remains healthy and productive. However, Galveston Bay, like many other U.S. bays, now faces significant problems related to habitat loss and species declines, conflicting human uses, and pollution. Some management actions (for example, regulation of point sources of pollution) are already working to improve the bay. Other serious problems still need to be addressed if disasters noted in other U.S. bays are to be prevented. The bay's most serious problems, such as habitat losses and nonpoint source pollution, occur at the ecosystem level, and will require interdisciplinary solutions involving both natural resource agencies and stakeholders. This plan, which was recently approved by the EPA, was drafted by a partnership of state and federal agencies, local governments, stakeholders, interest groups, and the public. en_US
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dc.publisher Galveston Bay National Estuary Program en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 8372 en_US
dc.relation.uri http://gbic.tamug.edu/gbeppubs/49/gbnep-49.html en_US
dc.subject planning; habitat improvement; resource conservation; living resources; species protection; public health; freshwater inflow; oil spills; shoreline management; water quality; sediment quality; point source pollution; nonpoint source pollution; research; water circulation en_US
dc.title The Galveston Bay Plan: The comprehensive conservation and management plan for the Galveston Bay ecosystem. Final Report. en_US
dc.type Technical Report en_US
dc.place Webster, TX en_US
dc.series GBNEP-49 en_US
dc.vol-issue GBNEP-49 en_US
dc.geo-code Galveston Bay en_US
dc.location GBIC Circulating Collection; GBIC Reference Collection; GBIC Archival Collection; GBIC OFFICE en_US
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dc.notes October 18, 1994 version approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. This version was released in April 1995 as GBNEP-49 by the Galveston Bay National Estuary Program, which is now a program of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TRNCC). en_US
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dc.acquisition-src GBEP en_US
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dc.history 11/9/04 eas; 11/1/04 eas en_US
dc.call-no QH 541.5 .E8 G32 no. 49 GBAY; REF QH 541.5 .E8 G32 no.49 c.1-2 GBAY; ARCHIVE QH 541.5 .E8 G32 c.1-3 GBAY en_US

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