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How Baywide Nutrient Trading Could Benefit Virginia Farms

This working paper evaluates the opportunities for Virginia farms to sell nutrient credits in a proposed nutrient trading program in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

How Nutrient Trading Could Help Restore the Chesapeake Bay

This working paper describes the rationale for nutrient trading in the Chesapeake Bay region and estimates the economic benefits, including potential benefits to the agriculture, wastewater, and stormwater sectors.

Protecting Waterways from a Deadly Problem

Nutrient pollution emerges as one of the greatest threats to water quality.

Fact Sheet: How Nutrient Trading Can Help Restore the Chesapeake Bay

A new Fact Sheet on nutrient trading in the Chesapeake Bay region covers issues such as potential costs and revenues, and how farmers and other stakeholders can benefit.

Eutrophication: Policies, Action, and Strategies to Address Nutrient Pollution

This policy note provides an overview of the range of actions, policies, and institutions around the globe that address nutrient pollution and eutrophication.

Eutrophication: Sources and Drivers of Nutrient Pollution

This policy note provides a snapshot of the sources of nutrient pollution and the corresponding socioeconomic drivers that are increasing nutrient levels in our waterways.

New Hope for the Chesapeake Bay, Maybe

Presidential intervention has raised the stakes in a decades-long effort to clean up Chesapeake Bay.

Water Quality Trading Programs: An International Overview

A Better Way for the U.S. Government to Clean Our Water

When it comes to allocating money for conservation, reverse auctions can help governments get the biggest bang for their buck.

Paying for Environmental Performance: Potential Cost Savings Using a Reverse Auction in Program Signup


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