The U.S. EPA's Office of Wetlands, Oceans and Watersheds publishes a monthly report, Nonpoint Source New-Notes, on "the condition of the water-related environment, the control of nonpoint sources of water pollution, and the ecological management and restoration of watersheds."  The September issue features an article about the Cumberland River Compact's (TN) Building Outside the Box program - a coalition that helps to educate the building and construction community, as well as the general public, about best management practices, erosion control and green building techniques and the positive effect they can have on our water quality.  To read the entire report, go to