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Polluted Runoff: Nonpoint Source (NPS) Pollution

National Management Measures to Protect and Restore Wetlands and Riparian Areas for the Abatement of Nonpoint Source Pollution

EPA 841-B-05-003, July 2005

This guidance document is intended to provide technical assistance to state, local, and tribal program managers and others on the best available, economically achievable means of reducing nonpoint source pollution of surface and ground water through the protection and restoration of wetlands and riparian areas, as well as the implementation of vegetated treatment systems.

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