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Report to the Governor and Legislature: Status of Efforts to Establish Numeric Interpretations of the Narrative Nutrient Criterion for Florida Estuaries and Current Nutrient Conditions of Unimpaired Waters

The purpose of this document is to provide the numeric nutrient criteria (NNC) information required by Chapter 2013-71, Laws of Florida, to the Governor and Legislature by the applicable due date (August 1, 2013). This report provides the status of NNC development for all estuaries in Florida, summarizes the NNC that have been approved by the Environmental Regulation Commission (ERC), and provides values representative of the nutrient conditions of unimpaired waters for the remainder of Floridaís estuarine segments.

Publisher - Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

Subjects - Numeric Nutrient Criteria


Citation: DEP. 2013. Report to the Governor and Legislature: Status of Efforts to Establish Numeric Interpretations of the Narrative Nutrient Criterion for Florida Estuaries and Current Nutrient Conditions of Unimpaired Waters. Tallahassee (FL): Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). 68 pp http://www.dep.state.fl.us/water/wqssp/nutrients/docs/NNC-report-governor-legislature.pdf