"Unlike the regulatory programs used to reduce point source loads, the Bay states rely primarily on voluntary compliance programs to reduce agricultural nonpoint source loads... The ineffectiveness of this approach is often attributed to insufficient funding and the lack of political will to increase it.
But what if funding isn’t the only problem? Put another way, would an increase in funding, funneled through existing agricultural programs, achieve the needed reductions?
We doubt it."
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