Clean Waters

Federal Base Coordinator | The hill

JOB AD Federal Base Coordinator The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is looking for a Federal Core Coordinator within the EPR Department who will be based in our Washington, DC office. THE CHESAPEAKE BAY FOUNDATION Established in 1967, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is the largest regional non-profit conservation organization dedicated to …

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A backyard seat: OSHA, Air and Waters | Pillsbury – Gravel2Gavel Construction and Real Estate Law

The courts have rendered several new and important decisions on environmental and administrative law in recent weeks. UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEAL FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association, Inc. v. EPAOn November 12, 2021, the DC Circuit ruled in a split decision that neither Section 202 …

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Clean Boats, Clean Water Grants Now Available | News for Fenton, Linden, Holly MI

Calling all lake associations, watershed groups, nonprofits, and local and tribal government units. The Michigan Clean Boats, Clean Waters program provides grants to support aquatic invasive species awareness efforts. This funding opportunity is available to organizations dedicated to educating boaters about aquatic invasive species and protecting Michigan’s waterways. Up to …

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Biden administration restores drinking water guarantees interrupted during Trump era

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Biden administration took action Thursday to restore federal protections for hundreds of thousands of small streams, wetlands and other waterways, overturning a Trump-era rule that was seen as one of the environmental setbacks characteristics of this administration. This is a regulation sometimes referred to as “United …

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Hamiltonians return home for the first time in days to clean up flooding from the Skagit River

Hamiltonians assess damage after flooding Some families in Skagit County are returning home for the first time after severe flooding of the Skagit River. HAMILTON, Wash. – Some families in Skagit County are returning home for the first time after severe flooding of the Skagit River. Hamilton residents spent their …

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Denmark cleans beach, then dumps trash back into water, Trending News

In Denmark, a municipality spent over $ 150,000 a year cleaning up debris from beaches and then dumping it back into the water. Danmarks Radio posted a video on its website showing a bulldozer in the waters of Stillinge Beach in Slagelse, Denmark. It appears that the dozer blade lifts …

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New septic system technology to clean Cape Town’s waters

As Jennifer Loughran led a tour of the Barnstable Clean Water Coalition’s Shubael Pond Project, she called a newly installed NitROE sewage septic system a “living laboratory.” “Maybe looking at a septic system isn’t always exciting,” said Loughran, project manager at the coalition. “But just thinking about the possibilities these …

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So what exactly is US water? | Snell & Wilmer

The federal Clean Water Act created federal jurisdiction over “navigable waters” defined as “United States waters” (WOTUS). Since it became law in 1972, the debate over what is, and is not, WOTUS has been robust. The 2006 Supreme Court decision in Rapanos v. United States embodied the challenges of finding …

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New Staff Added to Adirondack Nonprofits –

Here’s a look at recent new hires at nonprofits in the Adirondack region: Adirondack Council hires Blake Neumann as clean water advocate The Adirondack Council announced another significant addition to its growing conservation team, Blake Neumann, who will fill the newly created role of Clean Water Advocate. Blake Neumann, who …

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The 7 best makeup remover cleansers

There are many great cleansers out there, but not all of them are up to the task of removing makeup from your entire face. When that’s a priority, you’ll want to opt for a micellar water or an oil-based cleanser, such as cleansing oil or cleansing balm. But even more …

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Florida manatees die in record numbers due to food shortage

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla – Florida fishing guide and environmental activist Paul Fafeita said one of his charter clients’ strengths is spotting manatees foraging on seagrass in shallow water. It’s not so exciting when they stumble upon the emaciated carcass of a starving manatee. “It’s not good when you have customers …

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Minnesota Drinking Water Rules Changes Gain Federal Approval

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has proposed to change the Class 3 and Class 4 water quality standards, which are intended to protect water used by industry, agriculture, livestock and wildlife. The MPCA said the old standards were based on outdated science, without much evidence to support pollution limits. But …

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Army body must review Indiana dairy farm decision

MUNSTER, Indiana (AP) – A federal judge has ordered the US Army Corps of Engineers to reconsider its ruling that a dairy farm built in northwest Indiana to house more than 4,000 cows is not subject to the Clean Water Act. Environmental groups and several residents sued Texas-based Natural Prairie …

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San Diego Community News Group

Mitigation actions underway at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Birch Aquarium to protect marine organisms as oceanographers assist with wind and current forecasts The University of California, San Diego is protecting critical campus operations and assisting federal and state agencies in the event oil leaking from a broken pipeline off …

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The BoatUS Foundation and Berkley Celebrate Revolutionary Concepts in Fishing Line and Soft Bait Recycling: Recast and Recycle Contest Winners Announced

Recycling old fishing lines and soft baits into new products is labor intensive, inefficient and simply, for many anglers, not easy to do. This hinders the ability to increase the volume of recycling lines and soft baits in the United States. However, three winners from the BoatUS Foundation and the …

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Column: 30 percent preserved or restored by 2030 | Opinion

The Biden administration presented a bold vision to conserve and restore 30% of our nation’s land and water by 2030. Biden’s “America the Beautiful” plan sets out the first-ever national conservation goal. And not a moment too soon. Our nation’s critical pollinators and ecosystems are being wiped out. There are …

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Degraded water and TMDL compliance

The EPA announced that it provided the state with the 2020 Missouri Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 303 (d) final list of degraded waters on September 13, 2021. Section 303 (d) of the CWA requires states to submit their lists of degraded waters to the EPA for approval every two …

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US aims to relax contaminant testing at nuclear weapons lab

SANTA FE, NM (AP) – The US Department of Energy wants to switch to less stringent testing for carcinogenic chemicals in and around one of its major nuclear weapons laboratories despite concerns from environmentalists and New Mexico regulators. The federal agency is using the Triennial Review of New Mexico’s Surface …

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Beverage report: search indicates functional beverages

The Canadian company, headquartered in the US in Edina, Minnesota, also produces frozen fruit, saying 60% of frozen fruit purchased is used for smoothies at home, a growing trend in functional drinks. also. Innophos, a specialty ingredients company in Cranbury, NJ, has launched two new plant-based solutions for high-protein drinks, …

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How Congress Could Reduce the Big Oil Gravy Train

The fossil fuel industry is a poster for corporate welfare. Federal subsidies and tax breaks support the development of fossil fuels, even when drilling projects are expected to be too expensive to be profitable. Below-market rental rates, royalties and fees subsidize oil and gas companies, encouraging them to use our …

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SEITC funded for a fish consumption project

Federal grant will fund efforts by the Southeast Alaska Native Transboundary Commission and Wrangell Cooperative Association to collect data on the amount of fish and other seafood consumed by Indigenous people who reside in Wrangell . The grant of $ 129,343 for the two-year project was awarded by the Office …

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Louisiana’s seafood industry destroyed by Hurricane Ida

The Category 4 hurricane fractured parts of the industry even more than Katrina, which cost seafood companies more than $ 1 billion in 2005. NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana oyster farmers, crabbers, shrimpers and fishermen are nothing but adaptable, producing millions of pounds of seafood each year, often in waters that …

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Authorities continue to monitor blue-green algae in Lake Wylie

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Stormwater Services completed the last assessment of Lake Wylie on Monday, September 20. MECKLENBURG COUNTY, NC – No active blue-green algae blooms have been reported in two coves of Lake Wylie following a recent assessment by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services. According to a new statement provided by the ministry, …

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To flirt or not to flirt? | New

The beach is Marco’s No.1 economic engine. If we flirt, what is the economic impact on tourism of having miles of muddy beaches? What is … The famous 490-page Harper report is overshadowed by one overwhelming recommendation: dredge the waterways and canals of Marco Island at a cost of $ …

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Rebecca Drohan is the new Guardian of the Carolina Coastal Waters

Rebecca Drohan holds a water sample. Photo: Coastal Carolina Riverwatch Rebecca Drohan, who has been on the Coastal Carolina Riverwatch staff since 2018, is now the Coastal Carolina Waterkeeper. Coastal Carolina Riverwatch announced Monday that its board of directors had recently appointed Drohan, describing the role of Waterkeepers as the …

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Northern Neck environmental law champion turns 88

By Karl Blankenship, Bay Journal News Service William Tayloe Murphy, Jr., a leading figure in Virginia’s environmental protection efforts who spearheaded the passage of many historic environmental laws, died on September 15. He was 88 years old. Murphy – widely known simply as Tayloe – was an attorney who represented …

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Q&A: Interview with Tess Gillham, Senior Design Director, Water

At Jacobs, we think differently about the future as today’s challenges demand innovative approaches to create a more connected and sustainable world. With a staunch commitment to the spaces we inhabit, both globally and environmentally, we continually re-energize our efforts to be responsible stewards of the natural world, while providing …

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Mote Marine expands research on red tide in Sarasota County

Clams and prawns have found new homes at Mote Marine Aquaculture Research Park. In large reservoirs, they are the test subjects for the lab’s latest red tide research. The experiment aims to use technology to remove excess nutrients while preserving the environment. The water runs through the entire system, located …

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Attorney General Bonta urges Biden administration to protect California waterways | State of California – Department of Justice

Expanding the Definition of “United States Waters” to Address Environmental Justice and Climate Change OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta and New York Attorney General Letitia James today led a multi-state coalition by submitting a comment letter urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the United States Army Corps …

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Virginia Governor Ralph Northam – August

Virginia Positions to Become a National Leader in the Offshore Wind Industry RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam congratulates the Business Network for Offshore Wind and the attendees of its International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum, a three-day global conference held in the Virginia capital with over 1,300 attendees. The conference marked the culmination …

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Environmental justice advocates look to landmark $ 3.5 billion spending bill for bold action

Congressional Democrats and the Biden administration want to use their massive $ 3.5 trillion spending plan to help communities devastated by pollution and environmental degradation. For years, activists have pressed for the government to recognize what is called environmental justice, the broad movement to compensate communities that have suffered disproportionate …

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EPA breached duty to review oil dispersant plan – court

The seal of the US Environmental Protection Agency at headquarters in Washington, DC REUTERS / Ting Shen The agency has until 2023 to publish a rule updating the criteria for the safest dispersants (Reuters) – A federal judge in San Francisco has ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency illegally failed …

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Another drawdown of Lake Ocheda possible

The continued low water levels in the lake make it an ideal time for a second attempt, OOWD administrator Dan Livdahl told the board at a meeting on Tuesday. Livdahl said pulling the joists from the Lake Ocheda dam will only lower the lake’s level by one foot. “We are …

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The best coastal destinations in South Korea

If you are planning to go on vacation to Korea this summer, be sure to visit at least one of the following coastal destinations! Korea is surrounded by water on three sides, giving it many beaches of various shapes and sizes that provide a welcome escape from everyday life. Since …

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