When it comes to protecting the Bay from pollution, you don't necessarily need a degree in biology or marine science to grasp what's threatening the Bay's health and future.

Save The Bay urges you to become a Bay pollution expert by investing some time and energy into understanding the science of Bay pollution. Below are online resources that will allow you to become an expert. Be a more informed and active citizen of your Bay Community. Help Save The Bay.

Prevention/Screening
Wastewater Treatment Systems

Specific Conditions
Beach Pollution
Coastal Watershed Fact Sheets
Contaminated Sediment in Water
Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)
Marine and Freshwater Toxins
Oil and Chemical Spills: Frequently Asked Questions
Pfiesteria and Harmful Algal Blooms
Pfiesteria: Facts about a Coastal Concern
Watersheds

Research
Harmful Algal Blooms
Pfiesteria Piscicida

Dictionaries/Glossaries
Water Science Glossary of Terms

Directories
Find Your Beach: Beach Advisories and Closings

Fish Advisories Directory
Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program

Organizations
Environmental Protection Agency
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences / In Spanish
U.S. Geological Survey, Office of Water Quality

Law and Policy
Safe Water Drinking Act Basic Information

What Is the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program?

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