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The summer of 2005 will mark the tenth anniversary of massive algae blooms and fish kills on the lower Neuse River caused by excessive nitrogen and phosphate loading in the Neuse estuary. Bill Holman, executive director of the North Carolina Clean Water Management Trust Fund, feels this was one instance where policymakers and scientists were at odds. He cites two examples of proactive, progressive management of water quality in the state's rapidly growing and highly urbanized Piedmont region--the Mountain Island Lake initiative and the Catawba River Mountain Island Lake. The latter contains the largest drinking water supply in North Carolina.
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