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The Whole USA Is a Coastal Watershed

"Virtually the whole landscape of the United States drains into the coasts. This report emphasizes the ecological and economical importance of these areas. We need to encourage efforts to protect the coasts by emphasizing watershed protection, restoring habitats, and reducing non-point source and point source pollution." - Quote from Robert Wayland, director of the EPA's Office of Wetlands Oceans & Watersheds, referring to the EPA's new report entitled, "National Coastal Condition Report" which is available at

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