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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: RESTORATION AND PROTECTION OF LAND AND WATER RESOURCES TO REDUCE EXCESSIVE NUTRIENT LOADINGS IN-STATE AND TO THE GULF OF MEXICO

Location: Water Quality and Ecology Research

Project Number: 6408-13660-007-07
Project Type: Memorandum of Understanding

Start Date: Oct 01, 2010
End Date: Sep 30, 2013

Objective:
The purpose of this agreement is to develop comprehensive State nutrient reduction strategies for those states with significant contributions of nitrogen and phosphorus to the Gulf as part of the five-year "Governors' Action Plan for Healthy and Resilient Coasts".

Approach:
By using resources from various State and Federal agencies and nongovernmental organizations in Mississippi, to establish a collaborative, aligned process to reduce excessive nutrient loadings to Mississippi's waters and the Gulf of Mexico.

Last Modified: 9/2/2014
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