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National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)

Report on 2015 EPA-USDA National Workshop

In support of the 2013 EPA-USDA Partnership Agreement to Support Water Quality Trading, EPA and USDA co-sponsored a national workshop on water quality trading from September 15-17, 2015, in Lincoln, Nebraska.

This report summarizes participant discussions on issues regarding developing and operating water quality markets and actions. EPA and USDA are pursuing various actions to advance market-based approaches to improving water quality.

This summary is offered for public discussion and consideration. Information presented does not necessarily represent the views of either EPA or USDA.

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