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final wording of assessment question AQUA-4, its manager, work plan and other information about how this question is being addressed

Assessment Question AQUA-4:

What are the implementation rates and effectiveness of BMP's in the South?

 Bruce Prud'homme(MGR)

  Work Plan

  Previous wording

  July 2000 update

  Oct 2000 update

  Contact Question Mgr.

  Draft Report

  Final Report
Detailed Issues:
  1. Document the implementation/ compliance rates for BMP's by state.
  2. Evaluate factors influencing sediment production and effective measures for reducing sedimentation.
  3. Define the full range of benefits deriving from BMP's.
  4. Document implementation rates for BMP's by ownership class.
  5. Address the effectiveness of regulatory and non-regulatory state programs for protecting water quality.
  6. Document the effectiveness of BMPs in protecting water quality.
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