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    Evaluate the Erosion and Sediment Control in Maryland by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

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    Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts have focused on reducing nutrient pollution, specifically nitrogen and phosphorus. However, the new issue has arise of excess sediment, which can be just as detrimental to the Bay as excess nutrients. Erosion and sediment loss are a natural part of the Bay hydrology and cycle but human activities have greatly accelerated the process. This has led to degrading water quality and habitat in streams, rivers, and the Bay. The largest contributors to sediment input in Chesapeake Bat ...

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    Erosion and sediment control are examined

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