Survey of Section 319 Projects

U.S. Government Accountability Office

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Introduction

In order to obtain a representative view of non-point source pollution prevention projects funded by the section 319 program, we selected a random sample of projects from across the country. This sample of projects includes the _____ that was funded by the section 319 program between _____ and _____. When answering the questions in this questionnaire, please answer only with regard to this project during this time period.

Here is a link to this project's Grants Reporting and Tracking System sheet:

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We ask that you complete this survey within 10 business days of receiving it. In testing this survey, we found it took about an hour to complete. This survey does not need to be completed in one sitting. Your responses can be saved and accessed at a later date. To learn more about completing the questionnaire, printing your responses, and whom to contact if you have questions, _____.

Thank you for your time and assistance.

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Section I: General Project Information

1. What was the name(s) of the section 319 award recipient(s)?

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1a. What type(s) of organization(s) was the section 319 award recipient(s)?

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1. Soil and Water Conservation District

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 30.8 25.5-36.1
  Not checked 69.2 63.9-74.5

2. Regional Planning or Community Action Agencies

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 1.6 0.5-3.8
  Not checked 98.4 96.2-99.5

3. County Health Department

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 1.6 0.5-3.8
  Not checked 98.4 96.2-99.5

4. Local Government, other than those listed above

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 21.2 16.6-25.8
  Not checked 78.8 74.2-83.4

5. Nonprofit Organization

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 28.7 23.5-34.0
  Not checked 71.3 66.0-76.5

6. College / University

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 6.2 3.7-9.6
  Not checked 93.8 90.4-96.3

7. Other (please specify below):

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 15.1 11.1-19.8
  Not checked 84.9 80.2-89.0

If "other", please specify:

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2. What was the name(s) of the entity(ies) that implemented the project?

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2a. What type(s) of organization(s) was the entity(ies) that implemented this project?

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1. Soil and Water Conservation District

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 34.6 29.1-40.0
  Not checked 65.4 60.0-70.9

2. Regional Planning or Community Action Agencies

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 2.6 1.1-5.1
  Not checked 97.4 94.9-98.9

3. County Health Department

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 2.0 0.7-4.3
  Not checked 98.0 95.8-99.3

4. Local Government, other than those listed above

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 19.9 15.4-24.4
  Not checked 80.1 75.6-84.6

5. Nonprofit Organization

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 32.0 26.6-37.4
  Not checked 68.0 62.6-73.4

6. College / University

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 9.7 6.6-13.7
  Not checked 90.3 86.3-93.4

7. Other (please specify below):

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 19.8 15.2-24.3
  Not checked 80.2 75.7-84.8

If "other", please specify:

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3. Was the _____ project implemented in a predominantly urban watershed, a predominantly rural watershed, or a watershed with a mixture of rural and urban areas?

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Predominantly urban watershed 19.1 14.6-23.5
  Predominantly rural watershed 59.8 54.2-65.5
  Watershed with mixture of urban and rural ar 21.1 16.4-25.7

4. What is the name of the Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 12 watershed for which the _____ project was implemented?

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5. Was the _____ project implemented in a portion of a HUC 12 watershed that was listed as impaired under Section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act at the time of project selection?

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 70.7 65.5-75.9
  No 16.7 12.6-21.4
  Don't know 12.6 9.0-17.1

6. Was the _____ project part of an EPA success story (that is, a water body(ies) within a HUC 12 watershed that was partially or fully removed from the state 303(d) list and/or highlighted by EPA on its section 319 "success stories" Web site at http://water.epa.gov/polwaste/nps/success319/)?

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 11.4 7.2-16.9
  No 67.6 61.1-74.1
  Don't know 21.0 15.5-26.5

7. At the time of project selection, for which of the following pollutants was the HUC 12 watershed or a portion of it listed as impaired and what were the target load reductions listed in the Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL)?

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a. Bacteria

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Was the water body(ies) within the HUC 12 watershed listed as impaired for this pollutant at the time of project selection?

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 42.7 35.2-50.3
  No 49.6 42.0-57.3
  Don't know 7.6 4.1-12.7

If yes, what was the target load reduction listed in the TMDL? (please enter numeric values in box)

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What is the unit of measure associated with the target load reduction?

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b. Dissolved oxygen

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Was the water body(ies) within the HUC 12 watershed listed as impaired for this pollutant at the time of project selection?

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 26.6 19.5-33.8
  No 59.1 51.2-67.1
  Don't know 14.2 9.0-21.0

If yes, what was the target load reduction listed in the TMDL? (please enter numeric value in box)

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What is the unit of measure associated with the target load reduction?

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c. Nitrogen

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Was the water body(ies) within the HUC 12 watershed listed as impaired for this pollutant at the time of project selection?

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 24.1 17.3-32.2
  No 58.1 49.9-66.4
  Don't know 17.8 11.6-25.4

If yes, what was the target load reduction listed in the TMDL? (please enter numeric value in box)

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What is the unit of measure associated with the target load reduction?

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d. Phosphorous

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Was the water body(ies) within the HUC 12 watershed listed as impaired for this pollutant at the time of project selection?

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 43.5 35.5-51.5
  No 43.7 35.8-51.7
  Don't know 12.8 7.8-19.3

If yes, what was the target load reduction listed in the TMDL? (please enter numeric value in box below)

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What is the unit of measure associated with the target load reduction?

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e. Sediment

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Was the water body(ies) within the HUC 12 watershed listed as impaired for this pollutant at the time of project selection?

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 53.6 45.8-61.4
  No 35.4 27.9-42.8
  Don't know 11.0 6.5-17.2

If yes, what was the target load reduction listed in the TMDL? (please enter numeric value in box)

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What is the unit of measure associated with the target load reduction?

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f. Turbidity

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Was the water body(ies) within the HUC 12 watershed listed as impaired for this pollutant at the time of project selection?

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 23.7 16.6-32.0
  No 62.3 54.1-70.6
  Don't know 14.0 8.6-21.1

If yes, what was the target load reduction listed in the TMDL? (please enter the numeric value in the box below)

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What is the unit of measure associated with the target load reduction?

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g. Temperature

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Was the water body(ies) within the HUC 12 watershed listed as impaired for this pollutant at the time of project selection?

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 17.2 11.2-24.8
  No 70.7 62.9-78.5
  Don't know 12.1 7.0-19.1

If yes, what was the target load reduction listed in the TMDL? (please enter numeric value in box below)

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What is the unit of measure associated with the target load reduction?

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h. Metals (for example, iron, aluminum, lead, etc.)

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Was the water body(ies) within the HUC 12 watershed listed as impaired for this pollutant at the time of project selection?

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 22.0 15.2-30.2
  No 63.7 55.5-72.0
  Don't know 14.2 8.7-21.5

If yes, what was the target load reduction listed in the TMDL? (please enter the numeric value in the box below)

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What is the unit of measure associated with the target load reduction?

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i. Other (please specify below):

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Was the water body(ies) within the HUC 12 watershed listed as impaired for this pollutant at the time of project selection?

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 46.3 37.3-55.4
  No 36.7 27.9-45.4
  Don't know 17.0 10.6-25.2

If yes, what was the target load reduction listed in the TMDL? (please enter numeric value in box below)

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What is the unit of measure associated with the target load reduction?

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If "other", please specify:

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8. Which of the following were primary sources of impairment for the 303(d)-listed water body(ies) within the HUC 12 watershed?

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a. Agricultural runoff (for example, livestock, commodity crop/ row agriculture)

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 70.3 63.7-77.0
  No 27.1 20.6-33.5
  Don't know 2.6 0.8-6.0

b. Atmospheric deposition

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 7.7 3.9-13.4
  No 77.7 69.9-84.3
  Don't know 14.7 9.3-21.6

c. Construction

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 20.7 14.3-28.3
  No 67.2 59.6-74.9
  Don't know 12.1 7.3-18.5

d. Hydromodification

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 25.4 18.2-32.5
  No 57.6 49.5-65.6
  Don't know 17.1 11.4-24.1

e. Mining and/or mineral extraction (for example, abandoned mine drainage, sand and gravel mining)

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 17.4 11.4-24.9
  No 77.2 69.2-83.9
  Don't know 5.4 2.4-10.5

f. Septic systems

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 42.1 34.4-49.9
  No 48.6 40.8-56.6
  Don't know 9.2 5.2-14.8

g. Silviculture

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 11.1 6.4-17.5
  No 77.1 69.3-83.8
  Don't know 11.8 7.0-18.3

h. Urban runoff (stormwater/ residential)

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 52.5 44.8-60.2
  No 43.4 35.8-51.1
  Don't know 4.1 1.6-8.3

i. Other (please specify below):

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 40.1 30.7-49.5
  No 45.5 36.0-55.0
  Don't know 14.4 8.4-22.5

If "other", please specify:

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9. Was a plan or set of plans (for example, Watershed Implementation Plans, TMDL, other strategy document) that include(s) the 9 key elements of a watershed based plan used to implement this project?

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 57.6 51.9-63.3
  No 30.5 25.2-35.9
  Don't know 11.9 8.3-16.3

10. If yes, does this plan(s) establish goals for any of the following?

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a. The amount of non-point source pollution to be reduced or removed

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 80.1 73.1-86.0
  No 17.6 12.0-24.3
  Don't know 2.4 0.6-6.0

b. The types of Best Management Practices (BMPs) to be installed

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 92.0 86.5-95.7
  No 6.3 3.0-11.4
  Don't know 1.7 0.4-5.1

c. The amount of BMPs to be installed

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 65.6 58.3-72.9
  No 28.7 21.8-35.6
  Don't know 5.7 2.6-10.7

d. Target load reductions specified by the TMDL

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 61.6 54.1-69.1
  No 28.9 21.9-35.9
  Don't know 9.5 5.5-15.0

e. The types of restoration activities to be conducted

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 90.8 85.4-94.7
  No 4.6 2.0-9.0
  Don't know 4.6 2.0-9.0

f. Removal from the section 303(d) list

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 43.5 35.8-51.3
  No 36.8 29.3-44.3
  Don't know 19.7 13.7-26.9

g. Priorities such as targeted geographic areas

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 75.8 69.1-82.5
  No 16.4 11.0-23.3
  Don't know 7.7 4.2-13.0

h. Other (please specify below):

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 18.5 8.7-32.5
  No 54.7 40.4-69.1
  Don't know 26.7 14.9-41.7

If "other", please specify:

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11. In your opinion, how likely is it that full implementation of this plan would result in the water body(ies) within the HUC 12 watershed achieving its designated aquatic use?

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely likely 8.3 4.6-13.7
  Very likely 41.8 34.4-49.3
  Moderately likely 24.1 17.7-30.5
  Somewhat likely 13.4 8.6-19.5
  Not at all likely 3.9 1.6-8.0
  No opinion 2.8 0.9-6.5
  Don't know 5.6 2.7-10.2

11a. Within how many years could the targeted water body(ies) within the HUC 12 watershed achieve its designated aquatic use if the current plan were fully implemented?

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 13.0 11.1-14.9

11b. What are the strategy's strengths?

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11c. What are the strategy's weaknesses?

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Section II: Project Proposal

12. Within your jurisdiction, we recognize that there may be other section 319 funded projects that could have been implemented. At the time _____ was proposed, did your organization consider proposing other projects?

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 43.9 38.2-49.7
  No 45.8 40.0-51.5
  Don't know 10.3 7.0-14.5

13. Would that project, or at least one of those projects, have differed from the _____ in any of the following ways?

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a. Those project(s) would have implemented different BMPs than this project

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 57.4 48.7-66.1
  No 35.1 26.7-43.5
  Don't know 7.5 3.6-13.6

b. Those project(s) would have implemented a different amount of the same BMPs.

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 63.8 55.4-72.2
  No 20.8 14.1-29.0
  Don't know 15.4 9.6-23.0

c. Those project(s) would have implemented BMPs on different properties than this project

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 80.4 72.5-86.9
  No 15.1 9.4-22.5
  Don't know 4.5 1.6-9.7

d. Those project(s) would have focused on different HUC 12 watersheds than this project

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 60.2 51.6-68.9
  No 36.8 28.2-45.3
  Don't know 3.0 0.8-7.6

Section IIa: Selection of HUC 12 Watershed(s)

14. Within your jurisdiction, we recognize that there may be multiple HUC 12 watersheds for which a section 319 funded project could be implemented. At the time _____ was proposed, were there other HUC 12 watersheds that were impaired by non-point source pollution but that did not receive a section 319 project?

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 51.0 45.2-56.8
  No 18.1 13.7-22.6
  Don't know 30.9 25.5-36.2

15. How influential, if at all, was each of the following factors in your organization's decision to select _____ for this project?

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a. Selection criteria used by state in awarding section 319 subgrants

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 38.1 30.2-46.1
  Very influential 36.3 28.7-44.0
  Moderately influential 11.5 6.9-17.7
  Somewhat influential 7.7 4.0-13.1
  Not at all influential 1.9 0.4-5.6
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 4.5 1.8-9.1

b. Selection criteria used for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs such as Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), or Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 2.6 0.7-6.6
  Very influential 14.3 9.1-21.0
  Moderately influential 14.3 9.1-21.0
  Somewhat influential 12.9 7.9-19.5
  Not at all influential 43.6 35.5-51.7
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 12.4 7.5-18.7

c. Selection criteria used for Department of the Interior (DOI) programs such as those used by the Office of Surface Mining

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 0.0 0.0-2.0
  Very influential 1.9 0.4-5.6
  Moderately influential 3.2 1.0-7.5
  Somewhat influential 3.9 1.4-8.3
  Not at all influential 67.2 59.6-74.8
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 23.8 17.2-31.5

d. Selection criteria used for federal programs other than those administered by EPA, USDA, or DOI

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 2.6 0.7-6.5
  Very influential 6.4 3.1-11.5
  Moderately influential 8.8 4.7-14.7
  Somewhat influential 7.7 4.0-13.1
  Not at all influential 53.1 45.0-61.1
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 21.6 15.3-29.0

e. Army Corps of Engineers permitting requirements

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 1.9 0.4-5.6
  Very influential 5.8 2.6-10.8
  Moderately influential 8.9 4.7-14.8
  Somewhat influential 9.0 5.0-14.7
  Not at all influential 56.5 48.5-64.5
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 18.0 12.2-25.0

f. Priorities of local governments

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 21.3 15.0-28.9
  Very influential 30.9 23.4-38.5
  Moderately influential 18.2 12.4-25.4
  Somewhat influential 10.4 6.0-16.5
  Not at all influential 13.3 7.9-20.4
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 5.9 2.7-10.9

g. Priorities of local work groups or local interest groups

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 35.2 27.4-43.0
  Very influential 37.5 29.8-45.3
  Moderately influential 15.3 10.0-22.0
  Somewhat influential 5.6 2.4-10.9
  Not at all influential 2.6 0.7-6.5
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 3.8 1.4-8.2

h. Objectives of Watershed Implementation (or similar) Plan

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 37.1 29.3-45.0
  Very influential 34.3 26.7-41.9
  Moderately influential 12.1 7.4-18.4
  Somewhat influential 3.2 1.0-7.4
  Not at all influential 4.3 1.5-9.4
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 8.9 4.9-14.6

i. Willingness of landowners to adopt certain BMPs

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 40.9 33.0-48.9
  Very influential 31.6 24.1-39.1
  Moderately influential 11.5 6.9-17.7
  Somewhat influential 8.3 4.4-13.9
  Not at all influential 2.6 0.7-6.5
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 5.1 2.2-9.9

j. Technical feasibility of installing certain BMPs

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 29.7 22.4-37.1
  Very influential 39.3 31.4-47.1
  Moderately influential 17.6 11.7-24.9
  Somewhat influential 5.1 2.2-9.9
  Not at all influential 1.9 0.4-5.6
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 6.4 3.1-11.5

k. Estimated pollution reduction by BMPs

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 23.5 16.8-31.4
  Very influential 42.4 34.4-50.4
  Moderately influential 19.3 13.2-26.6
  Somewhat influential 5.8 2.7-10.9
  Not at all influential 2.6 0.7-6.6
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 6.5 3.1-11.7

l. Estimated pollution reduction per dollar of BMPs

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 13.4 8.3-20.1
  Very influential 31.3 23.7-38.9
  Moderately influential 32.0 24.5-39.6
  Somewhat influential 9.7 5.5-15.6
  Not at all influential 5.8 2.7-10.9
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 7.8 4.0-13.3

m. Financial cost of BMPs

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 17.8 11.9-25.2
  Very influential 36.7 28.9-44.5
  Moderately influential 31.3 23.7-38.9
  Somewhat influential 6.5 3.1-11.7
  Not at all influential 1.9 0.4-5.6
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 5.8 2.7-10.9

n. Achieving water bodies' designated uses within the HUC 12 watershed

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 27.6 20.2-34.9
  Very influential 41.2 33.2-49.3
  Moderately influential 16.3 10.7-23.2
  Somewhat influential 7.2 3.6-12.5
  Not at all influential 2.6 0.7-6.6
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 5.2 2.2-10.1

o. Achieving load reduction goals established by a TMDL for a water body(ies) within the HUC12 watershed

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 17.1 11.1-24.5
  Very influential 33.3 25.7-41.0
  Moderately influential 15.4 9.9-22.3
  Somewhat influential 10.3 6.0-16.4
  Not at all influential 9.0 5.0-14.8
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 14.9 9.6-21.6

p. Achieving the greatest total pollution reduction

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 27.0 19.8-34.3
  Very influential 45.6 37.5-53.8
  Moderately influential 14.3 9.1-21.0
  Somewhat influential 5.2 2.2-10.1
  Not at all influential 2.0 0.4-5.7
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 5.9 2.7-10.9

q. Removing an impaired water body(ies) within a HUC 12 watershed from the 303(d) list

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 27.6 20.2-34.9
  Very influential 23.0 16.5-30.5
  Moderately influential 19.5 13.4-26.9
  Somewhat influential 10.8 6.4-16.9
  Not at all influential 10.8 6.4-16.9
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 8.3 4.4-13.9

r. Other (please specify below):

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 26.7 14.6-42.0
  Very influential 11.1 3.7-24.1
  Moderately influential 0.0 0.0-6.4
  Somewhat influential 0.0 0.0-6.4
  Not at all influential 8.9 2.5-21.3
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 53.3 38.7-67.9

If "other", please specify:

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Section IIb: Selection of Best Management Practices (BMPs)

16. In addition to the BMPs installed for _____, were there other BMPs that could have addressed the same pollutants from the same sources of impairment?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 38.5 32.9-44.1
  No 40.6 34.9-46.2
  Don't know 20.9 16.2-25.7

17. How influential, if at all, was each of the following factors in your organization's decision to select the BMPs that were installed for this project?

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a. Selection criteria used by state in awarding section 319 subgrants

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 26.7 18.8-35.8
  Very influential 30.0 21.6-38.5
  Moderately influential 15.9 9.8-23.9
  Somewhat influential 13.1 7.2-21.2
  Not at all influential 7.5 3.5-14.0
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 6.7 2.9-12.9

b. Selection criteria used for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs such as Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), or Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 11.6 6.4-18.7
  Very influential 14.9 9.0-22.6
  Moderately influential 11.6 6.4-18.7
  Somewhat influential 13.7 7.8-21.8
  Not at all influential 34.3 25.6-43.0
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 14.0 8.3-21.6

c. Selection criteria used for Department of the Interior (DOI) programs such as those used by the Office of Surface Mining

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 0.8 0.0-4.7
  Very influential 0.0 0.0-2.6
  Moderately influential 2.5 0.5-7.3
  Somewhat influential 4.2 1.4-9.6
  Not at all influential 66.4 57.9-75.0
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 26.0 18.3-35.0

d. Selection criteria used for federal programs other than those administered by EPA, USDA, or DOI

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 4.2 1.4-9.7
  Very influential 1.7 0.2-6.1
  Moderately influential 5.9 2.4-11.9
  Somewhat influential 10.8 5.6-18.3
  Not at all influential 55.3 46.2-64.5
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 22.0 14.8-30.7

e. Army Corps of Engineers permitting requirements

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 5.9 2.4-11.9
  Very influential 10.8 5.6-18.3
  Moderately influential 9.1 4.4-16.4
  Somewhat influential 11.8 6.6-19.2
  Not at all influential 44.5 35.3-53.7
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 17.8 11.3-26.0

f. Priorities of local governments

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 17.8 11.3-26.0
  Very influential 32.7 23.9-41.4
  Moderately influential 15.2 9.2-23.1
  Somewhat influential 10.2 5.3-17.2
  Not at all influential 19.1 12.1-27.9
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 5.1 1.9-10.8

g. Priorities of local work groups or local interest groups

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 23.5 16.1-32.3
  Very influential 36.6 27.7-45.5
  Moderately influential 15.9 9.8-23.9
  Somewhat influential 7.4 3.2-14.3
  Not at all influential 12.4 6.9-20.1
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 4.2 1.4-9.6

h. Objectives of Watershed Implementation (or similar) Plan

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 31.4 22.8-40.0
  Very influential 35.7 26.8-44.5
  Moderately influential 9.4 4.7-16.3
  Somewhat influential 4.3 1.4-9.8
  Not at all influential 7.3 2.9-14.9
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 11.9 6.6-19.4

i. Willingness of landowners to adopt certain BMPs

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 51.5 42.3-60.8
  Very influential 28.8 20.4-37.2
  Moderately influential 5.1 1.9-10.9
  Somewhat influential 4.3 1.4-9.8
  Not at all influential 5.1 1.9-10.9
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 5.1 1.9-10.9

j. Technical feasibility of installing certain BMPs

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 35.8 27.1-44.5
  Very influential 46.9 37.8-56.1
  Moderately influential 9.0 4.3-16.1
  Somewhat influential 2.5 0.5-7.2
  Not at all influential 1.7 0.2-6.0
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 4.2 1.3-9.5

k. Estimated pollution reduction by BMPs

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 23.0 15.7-31.9
  Very influential 48.0 38.7-57.3
  Moderately influential 20.5 13.5-29.1
  Somewhat influential 2.6 0.5-7.4
  Not at all influential 1.7 0.2-6.1
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 4.3 1.4-9.8

l. Estimated pollution reduction per dollar of BMPs

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 20.3 13.4-28.8
  Very influential 33.3 24.5-42.2
  Moderately influential 30.3 21.8-38.8
  Somewhat influential 5.9 2.4-11.9
  Not at all influential 3.4 0.9-8.5
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 6.8 2.9-13.0

m. Financial cost of BMPs

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 37.7 28.7-46.7
  Very influential 38.2 29.1-47.4
  Moderately influential 17.2 10.8-25.5
  Somewhat influential 2.6 0.5-7.5
  Not at all influential 1.7 0.2-6.2
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 2.6 0.5-7.5

n. Achieving water bodies' designated uses within the HUC 12 watershed

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 21.3 14.2-30.0
  Very influential 42.0 32.7-51.2
  Moderately influential 13.7 7.9-21.3
  Somewhat influential 8.5 4.1-15.3
  Not at all influential 5.1 1.9-10.9
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 9.4 4.7-16.3

o. Achieving load reduction goals established by a TMDL for a water body(ies) within the HUC12 watershed

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 15.4 9.3-23.3
  Very influential 29.4 20.7-38.0
  Moderately influential 13.7 7.9-21.3
  Somewhat influential 10.2 5.4-17.3
  Not at all influential 14.3 8.3-22.4
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 17.1 10.7-25.3

p. Achieving the greatest total pollution reduction

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 27.7 19.5-36.0
  Very influential 45.2 36.0-54.4
  Moderately influential 12.7 7.2-20.2
  Somewhat influential 5.9 2.4-11.9
  Not at all influential 1.7 0.2-6.1
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 6.8 2.9-13.0

q. Removing an impaired water body(ies) within a HUC 12 watershed from the 303(d) list

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 22.0 14.7-30.9
  Very influential 15.2 9.0-23.3
  Moderately influential 26.1 18.1-35.4
  Somewhat influential 8.5 4.1-15.3
  Not at all influential 16.2 10.0-24.3
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 11.9 6.6-19.4

r. Other (please specify below):

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 28.8 13.1-49.3
  Very influential 7.2 0.8-24.0
  Moderately influential 7.2 0.8-24.0
  Somewhat influential 0.0 0.0-10.5
  Not at all influential 7.2 0.8-24.0
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 49.6 29.7-69.6

If "other", please specify:

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18. Were any federal agencies involved in determining the scale of the project (for example, the amount of BMPs that were installed)?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 45.0 39.3-50.8
  No 50.8 45.0-56.5
  Don't know 4.2 2.1-7.3

19. If yes, which federal agencies were involved and how were they involved?

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a. Environmental Protection Agency

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Was this agency involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 49.3 40.1-58.5
  No 43.1 34.0-52.3
  Don't know 7.5 3.5-14.0

How was this agency involved?

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b. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

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Was this agency involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 76.8 68.2-84.1
  No 20.7 13.8-29.2
  Don't know 2.4 0.5-7.0

How was this agency involved?

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c. Bureau of Land Management

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Was this agency involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 7.8 3.4-15.1
  No 89.5 81.8-94.7
  Don't know 2.7 0.5-7.7

How was this agency involved?

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d. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Was this agency involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 1.8 0.2-6.4
  No 94.6 88.6-98.0
  Don't know 3.6 1.0-9.0

How was this agency involved?

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e. Forest Service

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Was this agency involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 12.8 7.1-20.7
  No 83.7 75.4-90.1
  Don't know 3.5 0.9-8.7

How was this agency involved?

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f. Office of Surface Mining

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Was this agency involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 5.3 1.7-12.3
  No 91.0 83.5-95.9
  Don't know 3.7 1.0-9.2

How was this agency involved?

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g. Other (please specify below):

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Was this agency involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 32.8 22.7-42.9
  No 57.8 47.2-68.5
  Don't know 9.4 4.1-17.8

How was this agency involved?

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If "other", please specify:

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20. Were any nonfederal entities or organizations involved in determining the scale of the project (for example, the amount of BMPs that were installed)?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 81.0 76.5-85.5
  No 16.1 12.1-20.8
  Don't know 2.9 1.2-5.7

21. If yes, which nonfederal entities or organizations were involved and how were they involved?

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a. State

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Was this entity involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 89.6 84.9-93.3
  No 9.1 5.7-13.6
  Don't know 1.3 0.3-3.8

How was this entity involved?

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b. Local (for example, a local workgroup)

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Was this entity involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 73.5 67.4-79.6
  No 24.7 18.7-30.6
  Don't know 1.9 0.5-4.8

How was this entity involved?

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c. Non-governmental organization

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Was this entity involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 64.4 57.5-71.2
  No 32.0 25.4-38.7
  Don't know 3.6 1.4-7.4

How was this entity involved?

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d. Individual or private landowner

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Was this entity involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 74.9 68.6-81.2
  No 24.1 17.9-30.3
  Don't know 1.0 0.1-3.8

How was this entity involved?

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e. Other (please specify below):

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Was this entity involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 38.7 29.7-47.6
  No 50.4 41.2-59.7
  Don't know 10.9 5.9-18.1

How was this entity involved?

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If "other", please specify:

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Section IIc: Selection of Properties / Locations for 319 Projects

22. In addition to the properties or locations on which the BMPs for this project were installed, were there other properties or locations on which these BMPs could have been installed that would have addressed the same pollutants from the same water bodies within the HUC 12 watersheds?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 49.8 44.0-55.6
  No 28.9 23.7-34.2
  Don't know 12.7 9.1-17.1
  Not applicable, this project did not install 8.5 5.6-12.3

23. How influential, if at all, were each of the following factors in your organization's selection of the locations where BMPs were installed for this project?

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a. Selection criteria used by state in awarding section 319 subgrants

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 22.0 15.5-29.7
  Very influential 31.2 23.6-38.7
  Moderately influential 16.4 10.8-23.3
  Somewhat influential 8.4 4.3-14.3
  Not at all influential 14.9 9.5-21.8
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 7.2 3.6-12.6

b. Selection criteria used for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs such as Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), or Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 8.5 4.6-14.2
  Very influential 17.7 11.9-24.8
  Moderately influential 14.3 9.0-21.1
  Somewhat influential 5.9 2.7-11.0
  Not at all influential 45.8 37.7-54.0
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 7.9 4.1-13.4

c. Selection criteria used for Department of the Interior (DOI) programs such as those used by the Office of Surface Mining

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 0.0 0.0-2.0
  Very influential 0.7 0.0-3.7
  Moderately influential 3.3 1.1-7.6
  Somewhat influential 1.3 0.2-4.8
  Not at all influential 70.5 63.1-77.9
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 24.2 17.5-32.1

d. Selection criteria used for federal programs other than those administered by EPA, USDA, or DOI

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 4.0 1.4-8.5
  Very influential 4.6 1.8-9.4
  Moderately influential 6.6 3.2-11.9
  Somewhat influential 5.8 2.5-11.3
  Not at all influential 59.9 52.0-67.9
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 19.1 13.1-26.4

e. Army Corps of Engineers permitting requirements

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 2.6 0.7-6.7
  Very influential 7.7 3.9-13.6
  Moderately influential 8.2 4.1-14.5
  Somewhat influential 8.5 4.6-14.2
  Not at all influential 56.5 48.4-64.6
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 16.4 10.8-23.3

f. Priorities of local governments

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 19.0 12.9-26.4
  Very influential 26.2 19.1-33.4
  Moderately influential 19.6 13.5-27.1
  Somewhat influential 9.1 4.9-15.2
  Not at all influential 20.8 14.4-28.5
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 5.3 2.3-10.2

g. Priorities of local work groups or local interest groups

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 26.7 19.5-34.0
  Very influential 34.1 26.4-41.8
  Moderately influential 13.7 8.5-20.5
  Somewhat influential 7.1 3.4-12.9
  Not at all influential 13.7 8.5-20.5
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 4.6 1.8-9.4

h. Objectives of Watershed Implementation (or similar) Plan

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 32.1 24.6-39.8
  Very influential 32.1 24.6-39.8
  Moderately influential 16.9 11.0-24.2
  Somewhat influential 5.9 2.7-11.1
  Not at all influential 7.0 3.1-13.1
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 5.9 2.7-11.1

i. Willingness of landowners to adopt certain BMPs

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 71.3 64.0-78.7
  Very influential 16.9 11.2-24.0
  Moderately influential 4.6 1.8-9.3
  Somewhat influential 2.6 0.7-6.7
  Not at all influential 1.3 0.2-4.7
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 3.3 1.1-7.6

j. Technical feasibility of installing certain BMPs

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 41.0 33.0-49.0
  Very influential 38.9 30.9-46.9
  Moderately influential 15.6 10.1-22.6
  Somewhat influential 1.3 0.2-4.7
  Not at all influential 2.6 0.7-6.7
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 0.7 0.0-3.7

k. Estimated pollution reduction by BMPs

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 22.2 15.8-29.8
  Very influential 43.3 35.2-51.4
  Moderately influential 24.0 17.2-31.8
  Somewhat influential 3.9 1.4-8.5
  Not at all influential 2.6 0.7-6.7
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 3.9 1.4-8.5

l. Estimated pollution reduction per dollar of BMPs

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 22.0 15.5-29.7
  Very influential 33.6 25.9-41.4
  Moderately influential 27.4 20.1-34.6
  Somewhat influential 5.2 2.3-10.2
  Not at all influential 5.9 2.7-11.0
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 5.9 2.7-11.0

m. Financial cost of BMPs

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 33.2 25.4-41.0
  Very influential 38.6 30.6-46.6
  Moderately influential 20.3 14.1-27.8
  Somewhat influential 2.6 0.7-6.7
  Not at all influential 2.0 0.4-5.8
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 3.3 1.1-7.6

n. Achieving water bodies' designated uses within the HUC 12 watershed

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 16.5 10.8-23.7
  Very influential 36.3 28.3-44.2
  Moderately influential 23.9 17.2-31.7
  Somewhat influential 7.3 3.7-12.8
  Not at all influential 8.7 4.7-14.5
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 7.3 3.7-12.8

o. Achieving load reduction goals established by a TMDL for a water body(ies) within the HUC12 watershed

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 12.6 7.7-19.1
  Very influential 30.1 22.5-37.7
  Moderately influential 19.1 13.0-26.5
  Somewhat influential 8.6 4.6-14.4
  Not at all influential 13.8 8.6-20.6
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 15.9 10.4-22.8

p. Achieving the greatest total pollution reduction

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 33.6 25.8-41.3
  Very influential 39.9 31.8-48.0
  Moderately influential 12.6 7.7-19.1
  Somewhat influential 5.3 2.3-10.3
  Not at all influential 5.3 2.3-10.3
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 3.3 1.1-7.7

q. Removing an impaired water body(ies) within a HUC 12 watershed from the 303(d) list

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 19.6 13.4-27.2
  Very influential 21.1 14.7-28.7
  Moderately influential 19.0 12.8-26.5
  Somewhat influential 10.6 6.1-16.8
  Not at all influential 19.1 13.0-26.5
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 10.6 6.1-16.8

r. Other (please specify below):

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely influential 21.6 10.2-37.5
  Very influential 7.2 1.5-20.0
  Moderately influential 4.8 0.6-16.6
  Somewhat influential 0.0 0.0-7.2
  Not at all influential 23.6 11.2-40.4
  No opinion/ No basis to judge 42.8 27.0-59.7

If "other", please specify:

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24. Were any federal agencies involved in determining the location of the project (for example, where the BMPs were to be installed)?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 34.1 28.7-39.6
  No 60.1 54.5-65.8
  Don't know 5.8 3.3-9.4

25. If yes, which federal agencies were involved and how were they involved?

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a. Environmental Protection Agency

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Was this agency involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 33.9 23.8-44.0
  No 59.1 48.6-69.7
  Don't know 7.0 2.6-14.7

How was this agency involved?

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b. U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service

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Was this agency involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 75.4 65.3-83.8
  No 21.5 13.6-31.4
  Don't know 3.1 0.6-8.9

How was this agency involved?

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c. Bureau of Land Management

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Was this agency involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 11.5 5.3-20.9
  No 86.2 76.5-93.0
  Don't know 2.3 0.3-8.3

How was this agency involved?

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d. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Was this agency involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 2.5 0.3-8.8
  No 93.8 86.0-98.0
  Don't know 3.7 0.8-10.6

How was this agency involved?

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e. Forest Service

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Was this agency involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 14.8 7.8-24.6
  No 82.9 72.8-90.4
  Don't know 2.3 0.3-8.2

How was this agency involved?

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f. Office of Surface Mining

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Was this agency involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 1.2 0.0-6.8
  No 95.1 87.8-98.7
  Don't know 3.7 0.8-10.5

How was this agency involved?

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g. Other (please specify below):

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Was this agency involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 27.6 16.8-40.7
  No 65.9 52.5-77.7
  Don't know 6.5 1.8-16.0

How was this agency involved?

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If "other", please specify:

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26. Were any nonfederal entities or organizations involved in determining the location of the project (for example, where the BMPs were to be installed)?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 74.4 69.4-79.4
  No 22.3 17.6-27.1
  Don't know 3.3 1.6-6.0

27. If yes, which nonfederal entities or organizations were involved and how were they involved?

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a. State

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Was this entity involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 77.7 71.7-83.8
  No 20.3 14.7-26.9
  Don't know 2.0 0.5-5.1

How was this entity involved?

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b. Local (for example, a local workgroup)

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Was this entity involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 69.1 62.3-75.9
  No 28.2 21.6-34.9
  Don't know 2.7 0.9-6.2

How was this entity involved?

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c. Non-governmental organization

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Was this entity involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 52.2 44.5-59.9
  No 45.5 37.8-53.1
  Don't know 2.3 0.6-5.9

How was this entity involved?

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d. Individual or private landowner

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Was this entity involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 68.8 61.7-76.0
  No 30.0 22.9-37.1
  Don't know 1.2 0.1-4.3

How was this entity involved?

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e. Other (please specify below):

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Was this entity involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 22.1 14.7-31.1
  No 69.0 60.4-77.7
  Don't know 8.8 4.3-15.8

How was this entity involved?

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If "other", please specify:

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Section III: Implementation/ Goals

28. Did your organization use guidance from any of the following sources in implementing this project?

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a. NRCS Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG)

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 52.6 46.6-58.5
  No 41.3 35.4-47.1
  Don't know 6.2 3.6-9.8

b. USDA Farm Services Agency guidance (CRP, CREP)

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 23.1 18.1-28.1
  No 70.0 64.6-75.5
  Don't know 6.9 4.1-10.6

c. State guidance

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 78.8 74.0-83.7
  No 18.1 13.7-23.2
  Don't know 3.1 1.4-5.9

d. Office of Surface Mining

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 4.3 2.1-7.7
  No 89.5 85.1-92.9
  Don't know 6.2 3.6-9.9

e. Bureau of Land Management

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 3.6 1.6-6.8
  No 89.8 85.4-93.2
  Don't know 6.6 3.9-10.3

f. Forest Service

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 11.8 8.1-16.5
  No 81.1 76.2-85.9
  Don't know 7.1 4.2-11.1

g. Other (please specify below):

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 30.0 23.2-36.7
  No 58.2 50.9-65.5
  Don't know 11.9 7.5-17.5

If "other", please specify:

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29. Were any federal agencies involved in implementing this project (for example, designing or installing BMPs)?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 55.4 49.7-61.1
  No 42.0 36.3-47.7
  Don't know 2.6 1.1-5.1

30. If yes, what type of assistance did each of the following agencies provide?

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a. Environmental Protection Agency

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Was this agency involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 40.1 31.9-48.2
  No 57.2 49.0-65.4
  Don't know 2.7 0.7-6.9

What type of assistance did the agency provide?

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1. Technical

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 10.0 5.9-15.6
  Not checked 90.0 84.4-94.2

2. Financial

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 29.8 22.8-36.8
  Not checked 70.2 63.2-77.2

3. Administrative

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 7.6 4.1-12.8
  Not checked 92.4 87.2-95.9

4. Labor / materials

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 1.2 0.1-4.3
  Not checked 98.8 95.7-99.9

5. Permitting

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 1.8 0.4-5.2
  Not checked 98.2 94.9-99.7

6. Monitoring

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 2.9 0.9-6.8
  Not checked 97.1 93.2-99.1

7. Other (please specify in space at the end of the table)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.0 0.0-1.8
  Not checked 100.0 98.2-100.0

b. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

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Was this agency involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 78.3 70.8-84.7
  No 20.4 14.2-27.9
  Don't know 1.2 0.1-4.5

What type of assistance did the agency provide?

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1. Technical

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 73.4 66.4-80.3
  Not checked 26.6 19.7-33.6

2. Financial

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 27.5 20.6-34.3
  Not checked 72.5 65.7-79.4

3. Administrative

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 12.9 8.2-19.0
  Not checked 87.1 81.0-91.8

4. Labor / materials

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 12.9 8.2-19.0
  Not checked 87.1 81.0-91.8

5. Permitting

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 5.8 2.6-10.8
  Not checked 94.2 89.2-97.4

6. Monitoring

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 10.4 6.1-16.3
  Not checked 89.6 83.7-93.9

7. Other (please specify in space at the end of the table)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 4.1 1.6-8.4
  Not checked 95.9 91.6-98.4

c. USDA Farm Services Agency

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Was this agency involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 28.1 20.9-35.4
  No 68.6 61.1-76.1
  Don't know 3.3 1.1-7.6

What type of assistance did the agency provide?

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1. Technical

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 8.8 5.0-14.2
  Not checked 91.2 85.8-95.1

2. Financial

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 17.0 11.6-23.7
  Not checked 83.0 76.3-88.4

3. Administrative

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 14.1 9.2-20.4
  Not checked 85.9 79.6-90.9

4. Labor / materials

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 1.8 0.4-5.2
  Not checked 98.2 94.9-99.7

5. Permitting

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.6 0.0-3.4
  Not checked 99.4 96.7-100.0

6. Monitoring

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 2.3 0.6-6.0
  Not checked 97.7 94.0-99.4

7. Other (please specify in space at the end of the table)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 1.2 0.1-4.3
  Not checked 98.8 95.7-99.9

d. Bureau of Land Management

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Was this agency involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 4.0 1.2-9.2
  No 93.3 87.5-97.0
  Don't know 2.7 0.7-6.9

What type of assistance did the agency provide?

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1. Technical

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 2.8 0.7-7.3
  Not checked 97.2 92.7-99.3

2. Financial

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 1.2 0.1-4.3
  Not checked 98.8 95.7-99.9

3. Administrative

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.0 0.0-1.8
  Not checked 100.0 98.2-100.0

4. Labor / materials

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 1.1 0.0-5.8
  Not checked 98.9 94.3-100.0

5. Permitting

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.6 0.0-3.4
  Not checked 99.4 96.7-100.0

6. Monitoring

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 1.1 0.0-5.8
  Not checked 98.9 94.3-100.0

7. Other (please specify in space at the end of the table)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.6 0.0-3.4
  Not checked 99.4 96.7-100.0

e. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Was this agency involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 2.1 0.4-6.0
  No 95.2 90.2-98.1
  Don't know 2.8 0.7-7.0

What type of assistance did the agency provide?

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1. Technical

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 1.8 0.4-5.2
  Not checked 98.2 94.9-99.7

2. Financial

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.0 0.0-1.8
  Not checked 100.0 98.2-100.0

3. Administrative

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.0 0.0-1.8
  Not checked 100.0 98.2-100.0

4. Labor / materials

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.0 0.0-1.8
  Not checked 100.0 98.2-100.0

5. Permitting

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.6 0.0-3.4
  Not checked 99.4 96.7-100.0

6. Monitoring

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.0 0.0-1.8
  Not checked 100.0 98.2-100.0

7. Other (please specify in space at the end of the table)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.0 0.0-1.8
  Not checked 100.0 98.2-100.0

f. Forest Service

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Was this agency involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 16.3 10.5-23.6
  No 82.4 74.9-88.3
  Don't know 1.3 0.2-4.8

What type of assistance did the agency provide?

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1. Technical

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 13.9 8.8-20.4
  Not checked 86.1 79.6-91.2

2. Financial

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 3.5 1.3-7.6
  Not checked 96.5 92.4-98.7

3. Administrative

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 3.5 1.3-7.6
  Not checked 96.5 92.4-98.7

4. Labor / materials

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 4.6 1.8-9.4
  Not checked 95.4 90.6-98.2

5. Permitting

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 3.5 1.3-7.6
  Not checked 96.5 92.4-98.7

6. Monitoring

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 4.6 1.8-9.4
  Not checked 95.4 90.6-98.2

7. Other (please specify in space at the end of the table)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.6 0.0-3.4
  Not checked 99.4 96.7-100.0

g. Office of Surface Mining

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Was this agency involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 4.7 1.7-10.1
  No 94.0 88.3-97.4
  Don't know 1.4 0.2-5.0

What type of assistance did the agency provide?

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1. Technical

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 2.2 0.4-6.6
  Not checked 97.8 93.4-99.6

2. Financial

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 2.9 0.9-6.8
  Not checked 97.1 93.2-99.1

3. Administrative

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.6 0.0-3.4
  Not checked 99.4 96.7-100.0

4. Labor / materials

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.0 0.0-1.8
  Not checked 100.0 98.2-100.0

5. Permitting

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.0 0.0-1.8
  Not checked 100.0 98.2-100.0

6. Monitoring

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.6 0.0-3.4
  Not checked 99.4 96.7-100.0

7. Other (please specify in space at the end of the table)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.0 0.0-1.8
  Not checked 100.0 98.2-100.0

h. Other

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Was this agency involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 30.7 22.5-39.0
  No 59.9 51.2-68.7
  Don't know 9.3 4.8-15.9

What type of assistance did the agency provide?

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1. Technical

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 12.2 7.6-18.3
  Not checked 87.8 81.7-92.5

2. Financial

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 11.0 6.6-17.0
  Not checked 89.0 83.0-93.4

3. Administrative

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 4.7 2.0-9.2
  Not checked 95.3 90.9-98.0

4. Labor / materials

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 6.5 3.2-11.4
  Not checked 93.5 88.6-96.8

5. Permitting

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 9.3 5.2-15.0
  Not checked 90.7 85.0-94.8

6. Monitoring

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 3.5 1.3-7.6
  Not checked 96.5 92.4-98.7

7. Other (please specify in space at the end of the table)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 3.5 1.3-7.6
  Not checked 96.5 92.4-98.7

If "other", please identify agency and/or specify assistance provided:

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31. Were any nonfederal entities or organizations involved in implementing this project (for example, designing or installing BMPs)?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 79.5 74.9-84.1
  No 17.9 13.6-22.3
  Don't know 2.6 1.1-5.1

32. If yes, what type of assistance did each of the following nonfederal entities or organizations provide?

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a. State

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Was this entity involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 88.8 83.6-92.8
  No 10.4 6.5-15.5
  Don't know 0.9 0.1-3.1

What type of assistance did the entity provide?

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1. Technical

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 65.4 59.3-71.6
  Not checked 34.6 28.5-40.7

2. Financial

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 58.1 51.7-64.5
  Not checked 41.9 35.5-48.3

3. Administrative

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 42.0 35.6-48.3
  Not checked 58.0 51.7-64.4

4. Labor / materials

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 16.5 11.8-22.1
  Not checked 83.5 77.9-88.2

5. Permitting

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 36.1 29.9-42.4
  Not checked 63.9 57.6-70.1

6. Monitoring

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 33.2 27.1-39.3
  Not checked 66.8 60.7-72.9

7. Other (please specify in space at the end of the table)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 2.5 0.9-5.3
  Not checked 97.5 94.7-99.1

b. Local (for example, a local workgroup)

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Was this entity involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 71.6 65.3-77.8
  No 25.6 19.6-31.7
  Don't know 2.8 1.0-6.0

What type of assistance did the entity provide?

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1. Technical

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 37.8 31.5-44.1
  Not checked 62.2 55.9-68.5

2. Financial

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 24.4 18.9-30.0
  Not checked 75.6 70.0-81.1

3. Administrative

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 27.8 22.1-33.5
  Not checked 72.2 66.5-77.9

4. Labor / materials

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 34.4 28.2-40.6
  Not checked 65.6 59.4-71.8

5. Permitting

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 11.3 7.5-16.2
  Not checked 88.7 83.8-92.5

6. Monitoring

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 20.7 15.5-26.0
  Not checked 79.3 74.0-84.5

7. Other (please specify in space at the end of the table)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 5.3 2.8-9.0
  Not checked 94.7 91.0-97.2

c. Non-governmental organization

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 61.8 55.0-68.7
  No 34.8 28.1-41.5
  Don't know 3.4 1.4-7.0

What type of assistance did the entity provide?

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1. Technical

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 37.5 31.1-43.8
  Not checked 62.5 56.2-68.9

2. Financial

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 20.2 15.0-25.5
  Not checked 79.8 74.5-85.0

3. Administrative

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 24.4 18.9-30.0
  Not checked 75.6 70.0-81.1

4. Labor / materials

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 22.6 17.1-28.1
  Not checked 77.4 71.9-82.9

5. Permitting

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 7.2 4.1-11.6
  Not checked 92.8 88.4-95.9

6. Monitoring

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 19.8 14.5-25.0
  Not checked 80.2 75.0-85.5

7. Other (please specify in space at the end of the table)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 3.7 1.7-7.0
  Not checked 96.3 93.0-98.3

d. Individual or private landowner

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 70.8 64.4-77.2
  No 27.2 21.0-33.5
  Don't know 1.9 0.5-5.0

What type of assistance did the entity provide?

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1. Technical

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 12.5 8.4-17.6
  Not checked 87.5 82.4-91.6

2. Financial

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 33.2 27.1-39.3
  Not checked 66.8 60.7-72.9

3. Administrative

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 4.0 1.8-7.6
  Not checked 96.0 92.4-98.2

4. Labor / materials

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 44.3 37.8-50.7
  Not checked 55.7 49.3-62.2

5. Permitting

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 2.3 0.6-6.0
  Not checked 97.7 94.0-99.4

6. Monitoring

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 13.7 9.4-19.0
  Not checked 86.3 81.0-90.6

7. Other (please specify in space at the end of the table)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 8.2 5.0-12.5
  Not checked 91.8 87.5-95.0

e. Other

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Was this entity involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 30.4 22.6-38.3
  No 57.5 49.1-65.9
  Don't know 12.1 7.1-18.8

What type of assistance did the entity provide?

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1. Technical

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 11.8 7.9-16.7
  Not checked 88.2 83.3-92.1

2. Financial

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 5.7 3.1-9.5
  Not checked 94.3 90.5-96.9

3. Administrative

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 4.9 2.5-8.5
  Not checked 95.1 91.5-97.5

4. Labor / materials

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 8.9 5.6-13.4
  Not checked 91.1 86.6-94.4

5. Permitting

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 3.7 1.7-7.0
  Not checked 96.3 93.0-98.3

6. Monitoring

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 7.3 4.3-11.5
  Not checked 92.7 88.5-95.7

7. Other (please specify in space at the end of the table)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.8 0.1-3.0
  Not checked 99.2 97.0-99.9

If "other", please identify entity and/or specify assistance provided:

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Section IV: Challenges

33. Did any challenges prevent this project from finishing on schedule, staying on budget, or achieving the desired levels of pollution reduction?

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes (please specify below) 52.0 46.3-57.8
  No 44.3 38.6-50.1
  Don't know 3.6 1.8-6.5

33a. If yes, what were the challenges?

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34. Did this project require a grant revision?

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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes (please specify below) 28.5 23.3-33.7
  No 61.1 55.5-66.7
  Don't know 10.4 7.1-14.5

34a. If yes, what was the nature of the revision?

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35. Did this project require a grant extension?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes (please specify below) 38.8 33.2-44.4
  No 52.6 46.8-58.3
  Don't know 8.7 5.6-12.7

35a. If yes, what was the length of the extension?

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36. In order to meet the designated aquatic use established for the targeted water body(ies) within the HUC 12 watershed, would each of the following additional actions need to be taken?

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a. Install the same type of BMPs (those already funded by section 319 grants) on a greater portion of the HUC 12 watershed or additional properties

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  Question
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Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Would need to be taken 63.9 58.3-69.5
  Would NOT need to be taken 13.3 9.5-17.9
  Don't know 22.8 18.0-27.7

b. Install different types of BMPs not already funded by section 319 grants within the HUC 12 watershed

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Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Would need to be taken 56.9 51.1-62.7
  Would NOT need to be taken 17.9 13.6-22.9
  Don't know 25.2 20.2-30.2

c. Other action (please specify below)

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Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Would need to be taken 28.8 21.7-36.0
  Would NOT need to be taken 14.5 9.1-21.4
  Don't know 56.7 48.7-64.6

If "other", please specify:

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Section V: Monitoring and Oversight

37. Which of the following pollutants, if any, were reduced as a result of this project, and what was the estimated load reduction for each pollutant?

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1. Don't know

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 28.2 23.1-33.4
  Not checked 71.8 66.6-76.9

2. Not applicable; this project did not result in pollutant load reductions

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 13.4 9.7-17.8
  Not checked 86.6 82.2-90.3

a. Bacteria

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Was this pollutant reduced as a result of this project?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 26.5 19.1-33.9
  No 43.1 34.6-51.6
  Don't know 30.5 22.6-38.4

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What is the unit of measure associated with the estimated load reduction?

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b. Dissolved oxygen

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Was this pollutant reduced as a result of this project?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 9.1 4.6-15.8
  No 52.1 42.9-61.2
  Don't know 38.8 30.0-47.7

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c. Nitrogen

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Was this pollutant reduced as a result of this project?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 57.4 48.7-66.0
  No 27.0 19.2-34.8
  Don't know 15.6 9.7-23.3

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d. Phosphorous

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Was this pollutant reduced as a result of this project?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 64.9 56.7-73.1
  No 22.1 15.2-30.4
  Don't know 12.9 7.8-19.8

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e. Sediment

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Was this pollutant reduced as a result of this project?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 76.2 68.3-83.0
  No 14.9 9.3-22.1
  Don't know 8.9 4.9-14.7

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f. Turbidity

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Was this pollutant reduced as a result of this project?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 19.4 12.7-27.6
  No 39.0 30.1-47.9
  Don't know 41.6 32.7-50.6

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g. Temperature

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Was this pollutant reduced as a result of this project?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 7.5 3.4-13.9
  No 50.2 40.9-59.4
  Don't know 42.3 33.3-51.4

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h. Metals (for example, iron, aluminum, lead, etc.)

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Was this pollutant reduced as a result of this project?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 20.5 13.4-29.3
  No 44.5 35.3-53.7
  Don't know 35.0 26.3-43.7

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i. Other (please specify below):

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Was this pollutant reduced as a result of this project?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 28.6 18.9-40.0
  No 41.5 30.4-52.7
  Don't know 29.8 20.0-41.3

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What is the unit of measure associated with the estimated load reduction?

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If "other", please specify:

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38. What method(s) did your project use to estimate these load reductions?

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1. Used a model

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 36.1 28.7-43.4
  Not checked 63.9 56.6-71.3

2. Measured load reductions

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 33.5 26.4-40.7
  Not checked 66.5 59.3-73.6

3. Other method (please specify below)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 25.3 18.7-31.9
  Not checked 74.7 68.1-81.3

4. Don't know

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 15.4 10.4-21.8
  Not checked 84.6 78.3-89.7

If "other", please specify:

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39. Which of the following models were used to calculate the load reductions associated with this project?

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1. Automated Geospatial Watershed Assessment (AGWA)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.0 0.0-2.0
  Not checked 100.0 98.0-100.0

2. Better Assessment Science Integrating Point and Nonpoint Sources (BASINS)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.0 0.0-2.0
  Not checked 100.0 98.0-100.0

3. Dynamic Watershed Simulation Model (DSWM)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.0 0.0-2.0
  Not checked 100.0 98.0-100.0

4. Erosion Productivity Impact Calculator (EPIC)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 2.4 0.3-8.3
  Not checked 97.6 91.8-99.7

5. GIS-Based Phosphorus Loading Model (GISPLM)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.0 0.0-2.0
  Not checked 100.0 98.0-100.0

6. Kinematic Runoff and Erosion Model, v2 (KINEROS2)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.0 0.0-2.0
  Not checked 100.0 98.0-100.0

7. Loading Simulation Program in C (LSPC)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.7 0.0-3.8
  Not checked 99.3 96.2-100.0

8. Precipitation-Runoff Modeling System (PRMS)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.7 0.0-3.8
  Not checked 99.3 96.2-100.0

9. Program for Predicting Polluting Particle Passage through Pits, Puddles, and Ponds

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.7 0.0-3.8
  Not checked 99.3 96.2-100.0

10. U.S. EPA Region Five Model

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 15.4 9.6-22.7
  Not checked 84.6 77.3-90.4

11. Riparian Ecosystem Management Model (REMM)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.0 0.0-2.0
  Not checked 100.0 98.0-100.0

12. Root Zone Water Quality Model (RZWQM)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.0 0.0-2.0
  Not checked 100.0 98.0-100.0

13. Spatially Referenced Regression On Watershed Attributes (SPARROW)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.7 0.0-3.8
  Not checked 99.3 96.2-100.0

14. STEP L

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 12.5 7.6-18.9
  Not checked 87.5 81.1-92.4

15. TMDL Modeling Toolbox

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 2.0 0.4-5.8
  Not checked 98.0 94.2-99.6

16. Urban Catchment Model (P8-UCM)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.7 0.0-3.8
  Not checked 99.3 96.2-100.0

17. Other model (please specify below)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 22.7 16.1-30.5
  Not checked 77.3 69.5-83.9

18. !Not applicable, did not use a model to calculate load reductions.

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 38.3 30.3-46.3
  Not checked 61.7 53.7-69.7

If "other", please specify:

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40. As you know, section 319 grants require non-federal matching funds. For the _____ do the estimated load reductions in GRTS apply to the entire project-both matching funds (including in kind match) and other federal funds-or do they only apply to the portion of the project funded by section 319?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Estimated load reductions apply to the entir 60.3 54.6-66.0
  Estimated load reductions apply only to the 10.7 7.4-14.9
  Don't know 28.9 23.6-34.3

41. Which of the following entities, if any, provide oversight for the BMPs that were installed for this project to determine whether they are reducing nonpoint source pollution?

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a. Environmental Protection Agency

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Was this entity involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 14.2 10.1-19.2
  No 73.6 68.1-79.1
  Don't know 12.2 8.3-17.0

What type of oversight?

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1. Ensure effective BMP installation

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 6.2 3.7-9.6
  Not checked 93.8 90.4-96.3

2. Ensure BMPs are maintained effectively

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 3.9 2.0-6.8
  Not checked 96.1 93.2-98.0

3. Ensure BMPs produce water quality results

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 9.8 6.7-13.7
  Not checked 90.2 86.3-93.4

How does this entity provide oversight (for example, reporting requirements beyond that required by EPA, project site visits by state official(s) or ad hoc communication about project progress and success)?

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b. U.S. Department of Agriculture

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Was this entity involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 31.1 25.3-36.9
  No 62.4 56.3-68.5
  Don't know 6.5 3.7-10.4

What type of oversight?

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1. Ensure effective BMP installation

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 24.2 19.2-29.2
  Not checked 75.8 70.9-80.8

2. Ensure BMPs are maintained effectively

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 15.2 11.3-19.9
  Not checked 84.8 80.1-88.8

3. Ensure BMPs produce water quality results

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 8.7 5.6-12.6
  Not checked 91.3 87.4-94.4

How does this entity provide oversight (for example, reporting requirements beyond that required by EPA, project site visits by state official(s) or ad hoc communication about project progress and success)?

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c. Forest Service

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 4.8 2.4-8.6
  No 89.5 84.7-93.2
  Don't know 5.6 3.0-9.6

What type of oversight?

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1. Ensure effective BMP installation

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 3.2 1.4-6.1
  Not checked 96.8 93.9-98.6

2. Ensure BMPs are maintained effectively

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 1.9 0.6-4.5
  Not checked 98.1 95.5-99.4

3. Ensure BMPs produce water quality results

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 1.6 0.4-4.1
  Not checked 98.4 95.9-99.6

How does this entity provide oversight (for example, reporting requirements beyond that required by EPA, project site visits by state official(s) or ad hoc communication about project progress and success)?

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d. Office of Surface Mining

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Was this entity involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 1.7 0.5-4.3
  No 92.5 88.2-95.6
  Don't know 5.8 3.1-9.8

What type of oversight?

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1. Ensure effective BMP installation

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 1.3 0.4-3.4
  Not checked 98.7 96.7-99.7

2. Ensure BMPs are maintained effectively

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 0.7 0.1-2.4
  Not checked 99.3 97.6-99.9

3. Ensure BMPs produce water quality results

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 1.3 0.4-3.4
  Not checked 98.7 96.7-99.7

How does this entity provide oversight (for example, reporting requirements beyond that required by EPA, project site visits by state official(s) or ad hoc communication about project progress and success)?

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e. State agency

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Was this entity involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 68.3 62.5-74.0
  No 25.9 20.5-31.2
  Don't know 5.9 3.3-9.6

What type of oversight?

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1. Ensure effective BMP installation

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 49.8 44.1-55.6
  Not checked 50.2 44.5-55.9

2. Ensure BMPs are maintained effectively

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 37.7 32.1-43.3
  Not checked 62.3 56.7-67.9

3. Ensure BMPs produce water quality results

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 38.5 32.9-44.1
  Not checked 61.5 55.9-67.1

How does this entity provide oversight (for example, reporting requirements beyond that required by EPA, project site visits by state official(s) or ad hoc communication about project progress and success)?

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f. Conservation district

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Was this entity involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 50.5 44.0-56.9
  No 43.8 37.4-50.2
  Don't know 5.8 3.2-9.5

What type of oversight?

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1. Ensure effective BMP installation

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 34.2 28.7-39.7
  Not checked 65.8 60.4-71.3

2. Ensure BMPs are maintained effectively

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 29.7 24.5-35.0
  Not checked 70.3 65.0-75.5

3. Ensure BMPs produce water quality results

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 16.8 12.7-21.6
  Not checked 83.2 78.4-87.3

How does this entity provide oversight (for example, reporting requirements beyond that required by EPA, project site visits by state official(s) or ad hoc communication about project progress and success)?

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g. Other local entity

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Was this entity involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 42.9 36.4-49.4
  No 50.3 43.8-56.9
  Don't know 6.8 3.8-11.0

What type of oversight?

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1. Ensure effective BMP installation

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 24.3 19.3-29.2
  Not checked 75.7 70.8-80.7

2. Ensure BMPs are maintained effectively

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 28.4 23.2-33.6
  Not checked 71.6 66.4-76.8

3. Ensure BMPs produce water quality results

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 18.0 13.7-23.0
  Not checked 82.0 77.0-86.3

How does this entity provide oversight (for example, reporting requirements beyond that required by EPA, project site visits by state official(s) or ad hoc communication about project progress and success)?

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h. Other (please specify below):

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Was this entity involved?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 20.8 14.4-28.5
  No 64.8 57.0-72.7
  Don't know 14.4 9.1-21.2

What type of oversight?

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1. Ensure effective BMP installation

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 6.1 3.6-9.6
  Not checked 93.9 90.4-96.4

2. Ensure BMPs are maintained effectively

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 7.4 4.6-11.1
  Not checked 92.6 88.9-95.4

3. Ensure BMPs produce water quality results

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 5.2 2.9-8.4
  Not checked 94.8 91.6-97.1

How does this entity provide oversight (for example, reporting requirements beyond that required by EPA, project site visits by state official(s) or ad hoc communication about project progress and success)?

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If "other", please specify:

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42. What are the minimum and maximum number of years that the responsible parties are required to maintain the BMPs?

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1. All BMPs are required to be maintained in perpetuity.

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 32.1 26.7-37.4
  Not checked 67.9 62.6-73.3

Minimum number of years:

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population   8.6 6.7-10.4

Maximum number of years:

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population   15.9 12.8-18.9

43. What types of mechanisms are available to compel compliance with BMP installation agreements (for example, fines/citations or pro-rated payback of funds)?

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44. Has your organization experienced any examples of landowners not complying with agreements made under this project or of BMPs not being maintained?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes (please specify below) 9.4 6.2-13.4
  No 80.9 76.3-85.5
  Don't know 9.7 6.5-13.8

44a. If yes, please provide examples:

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44b. If yes, please specify corrective actions that were taken in response:

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45. How close, if at all, is the targeted water body(ies) within this HUC 12 watershed to reaching its designated use because of this project?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Extremely close 3.9 1.9-7.0
  Very close 6.2 3.6-9.8
  Close 10.6 7.3-14.7
  Somewhat close 22.7 17.9-27.6
  Not at all close 11.8 8.3-16.2
  Don't know 40.5 34.8-46.2
  HUC 12 watershed has already attained its de 4.3 2.3-7.3

46. What are the minimum and maximum number of years you expect BMPs on this project to continue to provide the pollution reduction?

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1. All BMPs expected to reduce pollution in perpetuity.

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 43.7 38.0-49.4
  Not checked 56.3 50.6-62.0

Minimum number of years:

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population   10.7 8.4-12.9

Maximum number of years:

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population   35.6 26.4-44.8

47. Did the project accomplish all objectives originally identified in the project proposal, such as installing the type and amount of BMPs at the desired locations in the desired HUC 12 watershed(s)?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 72.4 67.3-77.6
  No (If no, continue with Question 47a) 27.6 22.4-32.7

47a. In what ways did the project not meet the objectives originally identified in the project proposal?

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1. The type of BMPs originally proposed/desired could not be installed.

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 22.3 14.1-32.5
  Not checked 77.7 67.6-85.9

2. The amount of BMPs originally proposed/desired could not be installed.

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 46.7 36.1-57.2
  Not checked 53.3 42.8-63.9

3. Installing BMPs at the originally proposed/desired properties did not occur.

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 26.8 17.9-37.3
  Not checked 73.2 62.7-82.1

4. Installing BMPs in the originally proposed/desired HUC 12 watershed(s) did not occur.

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 11.2 5.4-19.7
  Not checked 88.8 80.3-94.6

5. Other (please specify)

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 24.3 15.7-34.9
  Not checked 75.7 65.1-84.3

6. Not applicable all objectives achieved.

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 7.8 3.2-15.5
  Not checked 92.2 84.5-96.8

7. Don't know

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 4.5 1.2-11.1
  Not checked 95.5 88.9-98.8

Section VI: Funding Sources

48. Based on the Grants Reporting and Tracking System (GRTS) database, we understand that the _____ project received $_____ in incremental funds and $_____ in base funds from the section 319 program between _____ and _____. Is this correct?

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Yes 76.9 72.0-81.8
  No 10.4 7.1-14.5
  Don't know 12.7 9.1-17.2

48a. What is the correct amount?

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Incremental funds:

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 207,908.8 121635-294183

Base funds:

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 120,996.5 32936-209057

49. Approximately how much of the project's total section 319 funds, including incremental and base, were used to support the following activities for this project between _____ and _____?

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a. BMP design

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 42.5 36.4-48.5
  5-24 % 32.3 26.6-38.1
  25-44% 5.2 2.8-8.6
  45-54% 1.1 0.2-3.3
  55-74% 1.5 0.4-3.8
  75-94% 1.9 0.6-4.3
  95% or more 1.5 0.4-3.8
  Unable to determine 14.1 10.1-18.9

b. BMP implementation (includes construction)

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 10.6 7.1-15.1
  5-24 % 9.8 6.4-14.3
  25-44% 12.6 8.7-17.6
  45-54% 10.3 6.9-14.7
  55-74% 17.3 12.9-22.4
  75-94% 20.6 15.7-25.5
  95% or more 10.6 7.1-15.1
  Unable to determine 8.1 5.1-12.1

c. Coordination staff

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 41.7 35.5-48.0
  5-24 % 31.3 25.5-37.2
  25-44% 9.0 5.7-13.3
  45-54% 1.6 0.4-4.0
  55-74% 1.6 0.4-4.0
  75-94% 2.0 0.6-4.6
  95% or more 0.8 0.1-2.8
  Unable to determine 12.1 8.3-16.8

d. Education and outreach

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 48.1 41.9-54.3
  5-24 % 30.2 24.5-36.0
  25-44% 3.4 1.6-6.5
  45-54% 0.8 0.1-2.8
  55-74% 2.7 1.1-5.5
  75-94% 1.1 0.2-3.4
  95% or more 1.1 0.2-3.4
  Unable to determine 12.5 8.7-17.3

e. Developing a watershed plan or Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) document

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 61.5 55.2-67.7
  5-24 % 5.2 2.7-9.0
  25-44% 1.6 0.4-4.2
  45-54% 1.2 0.2-3.6
  55-74% 2.0 0.6-4.7
  75-94% 1.5 0.3-4.6
  95% or more 1.6 0.4-4.2
  Unable to determine 25.3 19.8-30.9

f. Water quality monitoring

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 53.2 46.9-59.5
  5-24 % 22.0 16.7-27.3
  25-44% 2.3 0.7-5.4
  45-54% 1.1 0.1-4.1
  55-74% 2.3 0.9-5.1
  75-94% 2.0 0.6-4.6
  95% or more 0.0 0.0-1.2
  Unable to determine 17.2 12.7-22.5

g. Administration or overhead costs (includes personnel services)

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 48.2 42.0-54.4
  5-24 % 38.3 32.2-44.3
  25-44% 1.9 0.6-4.4
  45-54% 0.8 0.1-2.7
  55-74% 0.8 0.1-2.7
  75-94% 0.8 0.1-2.7
  95% or more 0.4 0.0-2.1
  Unable to determine 9.0 5.8-13.2

h. Consulting or professional services not included in BMP design or implementation (hiring consultants, contractors, or other third parties with necessary expertise)

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 51.7 45.2-58.2
  5-24 % 14.0 9.8-19.2
  25-44% 7.8 4.6-12.1
  45-54% 1.2 0.3-3.7
  55-74% 0.8 0.1-3.0
  75-94% 2.4 0.7-5.7
  95% or more 2.1 0.7-4.8
  Unable to determine 19.9 14.8-25.0

i. Other (please specify below)

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 50.3 39.8-60.9
  5-24 % 1.1 0.0-6.1
  25-44% 0.0 0.0-3.3
  45-54% 0.0 0.0-3.3
  55-74% 0.0 0.0-3.3
  75-94% 0.0 0.0-3.3
  95% or more 3.3 0.7-9.4
  Unable to determine 45.3 34.9-55.8

If other, please specify:

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50. In addition to the funding provided by the section 319 grant, how much funding, if any, was allocated to this project from other federal funding sources between _____ and _____? Enter the total dollar amounts in the box next to the listed source. Enter a "0" in the box if the project did not receive any funding from the listed source.

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1. This project did not receive any other federal funding.

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 66.6 61.2-72.0
  Not checked 33.4 28.1-38.8

a. USDA Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

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Amount

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 51,343.1 16692-85995

b. Conservation Reserve Program (CRP or CCRP)

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Amount

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 355,404.5 0.0-801318

c. Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)

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Amount

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 997.6 0.0-2898.7

d. Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP)

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Amount

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 12,641.0 0.0-37598

e. Clean Water State Revolving Fund

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Amount

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 7,874.4 0.0-19197

f. NOAA Coastal Zone Act Reauthorization Amendments (CZARA) - including all estuary funding.

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Amount

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 0.0 0.0-0.0

g. Forest Service

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Amount

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 2,407.8 0.0-5486.9

h. Bureau of Land Management

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Amount

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 8,519.5 0.0-21142

i. Fish and Wildlife Service

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Amount

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 8,987.4 0.0-18279

j. Office of Surface Mining

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Amount

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 15,398.0 2315.2-28481

k. Other (please specify below):

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Amount

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 138,290.1 0.0-318996

If "other", please specify:

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51. Approximately how much of the total funding from all of these other federal funding sources was used to support each of the following activities for this project between _____ and _____?

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a. BMP design

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 39.9 28.2-51.7
  5-24 % 15.8 8.1-26.7
  25-44% 8.3 2.6-18.8
  45-54% 2.9 0.3-10.1
  55-74% 1.4 0.0-7.9
  75-94% 1.4 0.0-7.9
  95% or more 2.9 0.3-10.1
  Unable to determine 27.3 17.2-39.5

b. BMP implementation (includes construction)

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 15.0 7.6-25.5
  5-24 % 7.4 2.3-16.8
  25-44% 2.5 0.3-9.0
  45-54% 6.4 2.1-14.3
  55-74% 6.4 2.1-14.3
  75-94% 16.5 9.0-26.7
  95% or more 20.4 12.0-31.1
  Unable to determine 25.4 16.2-36.7

c. Coordination staff

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 55.4 42.7-68.2
  5-24 % 14.9 6.9-26.5
  25-44% 0.0 0.0-5.0
  45-54% 0.0 0.0-5.0
  55-74% 0.0 0.0-5.0
  75-94% 1.7 0.0-9.1
  95% or more 1.7 0.0-9.1
  Unable to determine 26.4 15.8-39.5

d. Education and outreach

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 64.8 51.1-76.9
  5-24 % 8.4 2.7-18.7
  25-44% 0.0 0.0-5.0
  45-54% 0.0 0.0-5.0
  55-74% 0.0 0.0-5.0
  75-94% 0.0 0.0-5.0
  95% or more 0.0 0.0-5.0
  Unable to determine 26.8 16.1-40.1

e. Developing a watershed plan or Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) document

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 64.2 50.4-76.5
  5-24 % 1.7 0.0-9.4
  25-44% 0.0 0.0-5.1
  45-54% 0.0 0.0-5.1
  55-74% 0.0 0.0-5.1
  75-94% 3.4 0.4-12.0
  95% or more 1.7 0.0-9.4
  Unable to determine 29.0 17.8-42.5

f. Water quality monitoring

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 54.1 41.3-67.0
  5-24 % 11.6 4.7-22.5
  25-44% 4.6 0.5-16.3
  45-54% 0.0 0.0-5.0
  55-74% 1.7 0.0-9.1
  75-94% 0.0 0.0-5.0
  95% or more 1.7 0.0-9.1
  Unable to determine 26.4 15.8-39.5

g. Administration or overhead costs (includes personnel services)

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 54.7 41.8-67.6
  5-24 % 16.8 8.3-28.9
  25-44% 3.4 0.4-11.8
  45-54% 0.0 0.0-5.0
  55-74% 0.0 0.0-5.0
  75-94% 0.0 0.0-5.0
  95% or more 0.0 0.0-5.0
  Unable to determine 25.2 14.7-38.3

h. Consulting or professional services not included in BMP design or implementation (hiring consultants, contractors, or other third parties with necessary expertise)

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 64.8 51.1-76.9
  5-24 % 5.0 1.0-14.2
  25-44% 1.7 0.0-9.2
  45-54% 0.0 0.0-5.0
  55-74% 0.0 0.0-5.0
  75-94% 1.7 0.0-9.2
  95% or more 1.7 0.0-9.2
  Unable to determine 25.2 14.7-38.3

i. Other (please specify below)

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 45.1 27.3-63.9
  5-24 % 3.0 0.1-16.2
  25-44% 0.0 0.0-8.9
  45-54% 0.0 0.0-8.9
  55-74% 0.0 0.0-8.9
  75-94% 3.0 0.1-16.2
  95% or more 3.0 0.1-16.2
  Unable to determine 45.7 28.0-64.3

If other, please specify:

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52. How much direct and/or in-kind contributions, if any, did this project receive from any of the following non-federal sources between _____ and _____?

If you are unable to separate the funding into direct contributions and/or in-kind, please list the total dollar amount in the last column. Enter the total dollar amounts in the box next to the listed source. Enter a "0" in the box if the project did not receive any funding from the listed source

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1. This project did not receive any non-federal funding.

  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Checked 12.2 8.6-16.6
  Not checked 87.8 83.4-91.4

a. State government

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Total dollar amount from direct contributions per source (if possible to disaggregate)

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 223,889.1 58625-389154

Total value of in-kind contributions per source (if possible to disaggregate)

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 31,998.6 15676-48321

If you are unable to separate, please report total value of non-federal contributions (direct and in-kind) per source

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 120,509.1 16169-224850

b. Local government

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Total dollar amount from direct contributions per source (if possible to disaggregate)

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 98,868.8 32092-165645

Total value of in-kind contributions per source (if possible to disaggregate)

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 37,234.8 22881-51588

If you are unable to separate, please report total value of non-federal contributions (direct and in-kind) per source

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 105,492.2 38904-172080

c. Non-governmental organization

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Total dollar amount from direct contributions per source (if possible to disaggregate)

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 32,775.0 4754.7-60795

Total value of in-kind contributions per source (if possible to disaggregate)

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 26,679.1 11175-42183

If you are unable to separate, please report total value of non-federal contributions (direct and in-kind) per source

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 21,673.2 9469.7-33877

d. Private sources (please specify below):

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Total dollar amount from direct contributions per source (if possible to disaggregate)

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 52,110.2 27572-76648

Total value of in-kind contributions per source (if possible to disaggregate)

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 55,080.3 32374-77786

If you are unable to separate, please report total value of non-federal contributions (direct and in-kind) per source

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  Estimate 95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Mean - Entire Population 44,613.3 25611-63616

If private source, please specify below:

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53. Approximately how much of the non-federal funds was used to support each of the following activities for this project between _____ and _____?

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a. BMP design

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 45.3 38.2-52.5
  5-24 % 23.7 17.5-29.9
  25-44% 5.5 2.8-9.7
  45-54% 2.0 0.5-5.1
  55-74% 1.5 0.3-4.4
  75-94% 1.5 0.3-4.4
  95% or more 4.0 1.7-7.8
  Unable to determine 16.4 11.5-22.5

b. BMP implementation (includes construction)

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 12.1 8.0-17.2
  5-24 % 12.0 7.8-17.3
  25-44% 10.4 6.4-15.8
  45-54% 9.8 6.1-14.7
  55-74% 10.3 6.6-15.2
  75-94% 18.4 13.5-24.3
  95% or more 17.5 12.7-23.3
  Unable to determine 9.4 5.9-14.2

c. Coordination staff

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 47.8 40.6-55.1
  5-24 % 21.0 15.4-27.6
  25-44% 5.0 2.3-9.5
  45-54% 3.1 1.1-6.7
  55-74% 2.5 0.6-6.4
  75-94% 1.5 0.3-4.5
  95% or more 2.6 0.8-6.0
  Unable to determine 16.5 11.5-22.6

d. Education and outreach

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 45.1 38.0-52.1
  5-24 % 24.1 18.0-30.3
  25-44% 6.0 3.1-10.3
  45-54% 3.0 1.1-6.5
  55-74% 1.5 0.3-4.4
  75-94% 1.0 0.1-3.6
  95% or more 3.0 1.1-6.5
  Unable to determine 16.4 11.4-22.4

e. Developing a watershed plan or Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) document

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 64.3 56.9-71.7
  5-24 % 5.2 2.2-10.1
  25-44% 2.9 0.9-6.8
  45-54% 1.2 0.1-4.3
  55-74% 1.8 0.4-5.2
  75-94% 0.0 0.0-1.8
  95% or more 1.8 0.4-5.2
  Unable to determine 22.9 16.7-30.1

f. Water quality monitoring

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 49.9 42.5-57.3
  5-24 % 19.8 14.1-26.7
  25-44% 2.1 0.6-5.4
  45-54% 4.2 1.6-8.6
  55-74% 2.1 0.6-5.4
  75-94% 2.7 0.9-6.2
  95% or more 2.1 0.6-5.4
  Unable to determine 17.1 11.9-23.3

g. Administration or overhead costs (includes personnel services)

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 51.2 44.0-58.4
  5-24 % 23.5 17.3-29.7
  25-44% 2.0 0.5-5.2
  45-54% 3.0 1.1-6.6
  55-74% 0.5 0.0-2.9
  75-94% 2.0 0.5-5.2
  95% or more 3.0 1.1-6.6
  Unable to determine 14.7 10.0-20.5

h. Consulting or professional services not included in BMP design or implementation (hiring consultants, contractors, or other third parties with necessary expertise)

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 59.3 52.1-66.6
  5-24 % 11.6 7.3-17.2
  25-44% 4.2 1.8-8.3
  45-54% 1.6 0.3-4.7
  55-74% 3.2 1.2-6.9
  75-94% 1.6 0.3-4.7
  95% or more 2.1 0.6-5.4
  Unable to determine 16.3 11.3-22.6

i. Other (please specify below)

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Less than 5% 49.1 37.4-60.8
  5-24 % 2.6 0.3-9.4
  25-44% 3.9 0.8-11.3
  45-54% 0.0 0.0-4.0
  55-74% 0.0 0.0-4.0
  75-94% 0.0 0.0-4.0
  95% or more 3.9 0.8-11.3
  Unable to determine 40.4 29.0-51.8

If other, please specify:

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54. Which of the following sources of information did you use to answer questions 48-53 above regarding funding for this project?

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a. Personal memory

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Used 78.0 72.6-83.4
  Did not use 22.0 16.6-27.4

b. Discussions with colleagues

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Used 37.6 30.9-44.3
  Did not use 62.4 55.7-69.1

c. Invoices

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Used 55.0 48.4-61.7
  Did not use 45.0 38.3-51.6

d. Project budget

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  Question
Choices
Estimated
Percentage
95 Percent
Confidence Interval
Percent - Entire Population Used 86.6 81.8-90.6
  Did not use 13.4 9.5-18.2

e. Other (please specify below):

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If other, please specify:

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55. What is the name, title, and contact information of the person(s) who completed this questionnaire in case GAO needs to follow up on information provided in this questionnaire?

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Name

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Title

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Organization

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Phone (XXX-XXX-XXXX)

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E-mail address

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