National Academy of Sciences
National Academy of Engineering
Institute of Medicine
National Research Council
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October 16, 2007

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency must take a more aggressive leadership role in implementing the Clean Water Act if water quality in the Mississippi River and the northern Gulf of Mexico is to improve, says a new report from the National Research Council. It also calls on states to be more proactive and cooperative in their efforts to monitor and improve the river's water quality.



Speakers:
Robin K. Craig David A. Dzombak Otto C. Doering