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a. Background of Chesapeake Bay
i. Watershed area
ii. Original settlement
II. Background on Chesapeake Bay
b. Past uses
c. Current uses
III. Non-point source pollution
a. What is it
c. Human influence
d. Types of sources
IV. Chesapeake Bay and Non-point source pollution
a. Causes to Bay
ii. Human pressure
b. Effect on Bay ecosystem
i. Algal blooms
2. blue crabs
c. Public health concerns
ii. Drinking water
a. Programs implemented
c. Who is involved
d. Asian oyster
b. Community involvement
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