Environmental Protection

Watersheds


Purdue Compares Manure, Fertilizer Applications

The research shows that the use of manure does not negatively affect the carbon loads of nearby waterways when compared to other fertilizer systems.

July 29 Roundtable to Review Sustainable Systems Report

The Aspen Institute Energy and Environment Policy Program will host a panel discussion on the nation's infrastructure challenge.

WRI Report Blames Meat, Fuel Demand for Algal Blooms

Greater meat consumption and demand for fossil fuels worldwide are expected to cause increasingly more harmful algal blooms and dead zones in coastal and freshwater areas.

Tips Send Police to Mexico to Arrest Wainwright

A fugitive listed on EPA's Web site, Wainwright is wanted for allegedly polluting wetlands in Indiana.

Nutrient Levels Stable in Half of Streams USGS Tested

The assessment will help determine the effectiveness of land management practices, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Water Policy Event Aims for Integration

The Chronicles Group is gathering water planners to discuss the need to implement a comprehensive integrated water policy.

Mississippi River Is Coastal Areas' Hottest Hotspot

University of California researchers say resource management and conservation won't work if they don't address the impacts of land-based human activity, particularly the mouth of the Mississippi River.



ASFPM Commends Waters for Reducing Flood Risk

CH2M Hill's Tom Waters received an award for his work with the Association of State Flood Plain Managers and in flood protection.

Study Suggests Higher Runoff, Better Models Needed

Climate change models don't consider how carbon dioxide, ozone, and nitrogen may affect water cycle.

Volunteers Sample Kentucky Loading to Ohio River

ORSANCO provided the lab to analyze the nutrient loadings to the Ohio River.

NGWA Slates Fractured Rock Settings Short Course

A National Ground Water Association course explains the hydrology of coupled groundwater/surface water systems in fractured rock settings.

NOAA Gives $1.5 M to Improve Salmon Habitat

Cooperative watershed stakeholders receive stimulus funding for rain catchment tanks, vegetation, and other restoration activities in Bodega, Calif.

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