Purdue University study measured drainflow and solute losses from agricultural practices over a six year span.
Florida State University research found that the concentration of phytoplankton decreased over a large area of the continental shelf where reef fish spawn.
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 residuals are regulated as pollutants under the Clean Water Act, but appliers will not need permits until after April 9, 2011, the court said.
Residents of the Lakes of Bliss Woods in Sugar Grove, Ill., will benefit when contractors green their neighborhood July 17-18.
The changes should improve lake and stream protection and give property owners more flexibility.
The Chesapeake Bay Science, Education and Ecosystem Enhancement Act would use NOAA's science, research, and resource management capabilities.
Experts gather to determine how to empower the public to act to protect ocean health.
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.