Environmental Protection


Everglades Plan Approval Spurs on Restoration

The South Florida Water Management District and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have approved the master agreement, which will allow restoration to begin on the Everglades.

Union Pacific to Restore Streams, Wetlands and Pay Penalty

Failure to get appropriate Clean Water Act permits for altering streams will cost Union Pacific Railroad about $31 million in restoration projects and $800,000 in penalties.

Marshes and Mudflats Star in San Francisco Bay Exhibit

NOAA-funded exhibit highlights the estuarine research system, focuses on important habitat.

Honolulu Filled Stream with Concrete, Fill Materials

EPA orders city and county to stop and restore the streambed and banks of Maili'ili.

Water System Better Using Green Solutions, Report Says

Aspen Institute report calls for integrating built and natural infrastructure and removing barriers to water management.

NOAA, Partners Restore 2,000 Acres of Texas Wetlands

Chevron Corp., Texas and federal agencies worked to restore and enhance more than 2,500 acres of coastal wetlands in Port Arthur, Texas.

S.D. Study Links High Mercury to Lake Expansion

Wet cycles can cause prairie lake expansions that drive elevated levels of mercury, according to South Dakota State University research.

EPA Cites Facilities in Southeast for Stormwater

Five states will pay a combined total of $92,249.

Oregon Revising Policy for Water Quality Trading

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality wants to expand the use of water quality trading to help meet wastewater discharge requirements.

EPA Allows Dredging Discharge in Bayou aux Carpes

Agency bases decision on need to enhance Jefferson Parish levee system.

Louisiana Urges Restoration with 'Storm Warning'

Wetland foundation rallies community to restore Louisiana coastline.

Senate Introduces Clean Water Restoration Act

Wisconsin Sen. Russ Feingold introduced the bill to restore Clean Water Act safeguards to wetlands, streams, and lakes.

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