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Control of Nonpoint Source Pollution is Up to States, Public Input is Mandated

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A study of water quality problems in the nation’s streams and rivers has revealed that the worst problems are caused by nonpoint source pollution. In response, the Environmental Protection Agency shifted responsibility for pollution control from federal to state programs. North Carolina has already made substantial progress in assessing water pollution problems, and is soliciting public comments on watershed priorities.