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For nearly 30 years, the National Environmental Services Center (NESC) published several newsletters and magazines, including On Tap, E-Train, Pipeline, and the Small Flows Quarterly. Eventually, these publications reached more than 100,000 subscribers. In 2009, as a result of budget cuts, NESC began publishing them in online versions only.

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