Clean Waters

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 The MPCA said the old standards were based on outdated science, without much evidence to support pollution limits.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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