EPA Proposes Long-Awaited Permit Targeting Great Bay Water Pollution
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Federal regulators are proposing a new way to limit water pollution from a dozen towns surrounding Great Bay.

The draft general permit from the Environmental Protection Agency marks a big step forward in the years-long effort to clean up the degraded estuary.

Under this EPA permit, the towns that border the protected Great Bay would have to limit nitrogen pollution from their wastewater plants – as well as from stormwater and septic runoff.

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