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Nutrient Sensitive Waters Classification Expands to the Lower Neuse River Basin

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The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission voted in January to classify the lower Neuse River Basin as nutrient sensitive waters. This decision makes the reduction of phosphorus mandatory at the municipal and industrial wastewater treatment facilities. Specific nutrient management strategies have been developed for point and nonpoint source control of nutrients.