Environmental Protection

Watersheds


Rain, Manure Application Timing Affect Carbon Losses

Purdue University study measured drainflow and solute losses from agricultural practices over a six year span.

Study: Low Flow in Apalachicola May Hurt Gulf Fish

Florida State University research found that the concentration of phytoplankton decreased over a large area of the continental shelf where reef fish spawn.

Westlands Sues, Wants NMFS to Prepare EIS for Salmon

Westlands Water District joined 29 other public water agencies that argued the National Marine Fisheries Service should have prepared an environmental impact statement before issuing a salmon recovery plan.

Pesticide Appliers Will Need CWA Permits in 2011

Pesticide residuals are regulated as pollutants under the Clean Water Act, but appliers will not need permits until after April 9, 2011, the court said.



Aquascape Sets Extreme Green Makeover

Residents of the Lakes of Bliss Woods in Sugar Grove, Ill., will benefit when contractors green their neighborhood July 17-18.

Wisconsin Will Modernize Shoreland Protection Rules

The changes should improve lake and stream protection and give property owners more flexibility.

Bill Gives NOAA Bigger Role in Chesapeake Cleanup

The Chesapeake Bay Science, Education and Ecosystem Enhancement Act would use NOAA's science, research, and resource management capabilities.

Ocean Health Among Top Concerns of Experts

Experts gather to determine how to empower the public to act to protect ocean health.

DEP, PennFuture Halt Strip Mining Permit

PDG Land Development had proposed to dump rocks removed in the mining of Hays Woods, one of Pittsburgh's largest intact green spaces, into the valleys.

EWG Urges USDA to Target Funds for Cleaner Water

High priority locations and watershed-scale cleanups will provide more value for taxpayer dollars in the Environmental Quality Incentives Program.

Louisiana Urges Restoration with 'Storm Warning'

Wetland foundation rallies community to restore Louisiana coastline.

CAFOs, Conservation May Aid Anti-infective Growth

Contaminants from landfills, agriculture, and urban centers are reaching waterways and drinking water.

KERA Explores Trinity River's Impact on North Texas

PBS TV and radio have put together a mulitmedia project that looks at the relationship of North Texans and the Trinity River.

DOI Names Partners in Conservation Award Winners

Agency give 26 awards to those who achieve natural resource goals by working with others.

EPA Itemizes ARRA Awards for Water Infrastructure

Iowa, American Samoa, Hawaii, Utah, and Texas will receive funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for wastewater, drinking water, and water quality management projects.

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