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N.C. Estuaries Could Benefit from Amendment to Clean Water Act

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As the House and Senate work to reauthorize the Clean Water Act, one of the amendments they will be considering is directed at maintaining water quality in estuaries. The Water Quality Renewal Act of 1985, contains an amendment put forth by North Carolina Representative Walter B. Jones to establish a program for maintaining estuarine water quality. The amendment gives special consideration to Albemarle Sound and Pamlico Bay in selecting estuaries of national significance.