Now showing items 708-727 of 1297

    • National BEACH Conference: Report on Action Items - October 15-16, 1997 

      United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water (United States Environmental Protection Agency, 1998-03)
      The purpose of this report is to present a list of potential "action items" related to beach health. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) ...
    • National Beach Guidance and Performance Criteria for Recreation Waters - DRAFT 

      United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water (United States Environmental Protection Agency, 2001-07)
      Coastal and shoreline development, wastewater collection and treatment facilities, septic tanks, animal feeding operations, urban runoff, disposal of human waste from boats, and bathers themselves all contribute to fecal ...
    • National Beach Guidance and Required Performance Criteria for Grants 

      United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water (United States Environmental Protection Agency, 2002-06)
      This document, the National Beach Guidance and Required Performance Criteria for Grants, outlines the performance criteria that eligible coastal or Great Lakes state, tribal, or local governments must meet to receive grants ...
    • National Characteristics of Drinking Water Systems Serving Populations Under 10,000 

      United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water (United States Environmental Protection Agency, 1999-07)
      This report addresses questions raised by the National Drinking Water Advisory Council's Small Systems Working Group concerning the characteristics of small drinking water systems in the United States. The report is a ...
    • National Coastal Assessment: Field Operations Manual 

      United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Research and Development (United States Environmental Protection Agency, 2001-06)
      The purpose of this manual is to document suggested field data and sample collection procedures for C2000-NE. These protocols have been developed by EMAP over the past 10 years. They will be identical to, or at least ...
    • National Coastal Condition Report 

      United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Research and Development; United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water (United States Environmental Protection Agency, 2001-09)
      The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and seven other federal agencies developed a Clean Water Action Plan to protect public health and restore our nation's waterways ...
    • National Coastal Condition Report II 

      United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water; United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Reseach and Development (United States Environmental Protection Agency, 2004-12)
      This report is the second in a series and describes the ecological and environmental conditions in U.S. coastal waters. It summarizes the condition of ecological resources in the estuaries of the United States and highlights ...
    • National Conference on Retrofit Opportunities for Water Resource Protection in Urban Environments: Proceedings, Chicago, IL, February 9-12, 1998 

      United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Research and Development (United States Environmental Protection Agency, 1999-07)
      Water resource managers have been successful in developing approaches for reducing nonpoint source pollution in newly developing urban areas. Issues become increasingly complex, however, when managers are faced with the ...
    • National Conference on Tools for Urban Water Resource Management and Protection: Proceedings, Chicago, IL, February 7-10, 2000 

      United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Research and Development (United States Environmental Protection Agency, 2000-07)
      This Conference Proceedings includes many of the papers presented during the conference. All papers included were peer reviewed.
    • The National Estuary Program after Four Years: A Report to Congress 

      Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water (Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water, 1992)
      The National Estuary Program after Four Years: A Report to Congress is a status report on the National Estuary Program (NEP) and the seventeen management conferences that are part of the NEP. The NEP was established in ...
    • National Estuary Program guidance: Technical Characterization in the National Estuary Program 

      U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water, 1994)
      This document provides guidance for National Estuary Programs on conducting technical characterization of the estuary including: (1) defining the role of technical characterization in Comprehensive Conservation and ...
    • National Estuary Program Guidance: Base Program Analysis 

      United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water (United States Environmental Protection Agency, 1993-03)
      Section 320 [of the Clean Water Act] establishes several purposes for NEP Management Conferences, including a requirement under purposes 1-3 to conduct an objective, technical assessment of the state of the estuary. This ...
    • The National Estuary Program: A ten-year perspective. Demonstrating practical tools for watershed management through the National Estuary Program 

      U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water, 1998)
      This handout offers general information and the history of the EPA's National Estuary Program. This watershed effort began as a water quality regulatory program and has become a water resource management program. ...
    • National Fish Tissue Data Repository: User Manual - Version 1.0 

      United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water (United States Environmental Protection Agency, 1993-11)
      This manual explains how to access information from the Ocean Data Evaluation System (ODES) database. This chapter provides background information and a summary of what ODES can do. Chapter 2: Getting Started explains some ...
    • National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory - An Annual Report for Accomplishments for Fiscal Year 2001 

      United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Research and Development (United States Environmental Protection Agency, 2002-10)
      This Annual Report showcases some of the scientific activities of the National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory (NHEERL) in various health and environmental effects research areas. Where appropriate, ...
    • National Management Measures for the Control of Nonpoint Pollution from Agriculture 

      United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water (United States Environmental Protection Agency, 2003-07)
      This guidance document is intended to provide technical information to state program managers and others on the best available, economically achievable means of reducing NPS pollution of surface and ground water from ...
    • National Management Measures Guidance to Control Nonpoint Source Pollution from Marinas and Recreational Boating 

      United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water (United States Environmental Protection Agency, 2001-11)
      This national management measures guidance for marinas and recreational boating provides guidance to states, territories, authorized tribes, and the public regarding management measures that may be used to reduce nonpoint ...
    • National Ocean Conference: Oceans of Commerce, Oceans of Life 

      National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 1998)
      The United Nations proclaimed 1998 the International Year of the Ocean. As part of the ongoing Year of the Ocean activities, the Department of Commerce and the Department of the Navy co-hosted the National Ocean Conference ...
    • National Oil and Hazardous Materials Pollution Contingency Plan 

      United States Council on Environmental Quality (United States Council on Environmental Quality, 1970-06)
      This Plan (including the annexes) provides for a pattern of coordinated and integrated responses to pollution spills by departments and agencies of the Federal government. It establishes a national response team and provides ...
    • National Pollution Prevention Resource Guide 

      United States Environmental Protection Agency (United States Environmental Protection Agency, 2001-07)
      These resources will help you learn about pollution prevention approaches and innovative technologies. Most of the resources listed here will provide you with free, confidential, and personalized assistance to identify and ...