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771
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North Carolina's Water Supply Watershed Classification and Protection Act was passed to protect county and municipality water supplies from increasing pollution and degradation.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 18 Issue 1, Aug 1992, p17-21, bibl, f
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2117
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North Carolina's approach to safeguarding water quality is to divide the state into seventeen river basins. Water quality problems are then identified and appropriate strategies developed for their remediation
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 45 Issue 1, Jan 1995, p9, il
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8435
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Drainage features, such as natural streams and man-made ditches, provide pathways for nutrients and other materials from land to surface waters. The authors compared agricultural areas with other land cover types as sources of sediment-associated phosphorus in drainage features. Sample sites were chosen to include roadside ditches along agricultural fields, near livestock operations, residential areas, forested and other undeveloped areas. Several natural streams were also selected. Results indicate that agricultural activities can contribute significantly to sediment phosphorus loads in drainage features.
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25276
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There are many concerns involving the potential move of Rose Acre Farms to a location withing Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge and near the Alligator River, Swan Quarter and Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 22 Issue 4, Fall 2003, p5