G158W09L23_pollution_decisions

G158W09L23_pollution_decisions - Based on best available...

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Coastal Pollution Sewage, industrial waste, soil nutrients,  power plant thermal, agriculture runoff, oil  motors, plastics, dumping, dredging  wastes, fish processing, etc.  
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Regulation of Discharges  Requires a National Pollutant Discharge  Elimination System (NPDES) permit  Compliance is mandated by monitoring
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What is a Monitoring System? Addresses the goals of the permit  Scaled to size of discharge
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Unformatted text preview: Based on best available science • Detect changes due to anthropogenic forces rather than environment What is a Monitoring System? • Addresses the goals of the permit Ecosystem & public health concerns Scaled to size of discharge Based on best available science • Detect changes due to anthropogenic forces rather than environment Summary • Systematized view of ocean monitoring programs • Achieves permitting requirements & helps reduce costs/redundancies • Brings public/agencies into the circle...
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2011 for the course GEOG 158 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.

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