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Low Impact Development Key to Washington's Stormwater Permit Changes 24.6.2009 ENS
Low Impact Development Key to Washington's Stormwater Permit Changes
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Rob Richie: Lessons from downtown business attacks on instant runoff voting in San Francisco 23.6.2009 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
The San Francisco Bay Guardian's long-time editor Tim Redmond had an important scoop last week: the downtown business community is contemplating an assault on San...
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Report suggests EPA’s sewer sludge demo in 80s put lead into White House soil 19.6.2009 Grist Magazine

Back when First Lady Michelle Obama planted her garden, the soil tested for slightly elevated lead levels—not necessarily dangerous, but quite a bit higher than the amount considered the “normal” background soil lead level of 10 parts per million.



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Climate Impacts Report Underscores Need to Protect, Restore Rivers and Water Resources in Great Lakes/Midwest Region 17.6.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 16, 2009

American Rivers

-A national scientific report released by the White House on how climate change will impact water resources and other aspects of society underscores the need to prepare Great Lakes and Midwest communities by protecting and restoring rivers and clean water, American Rivers said today.

The report, "Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States," highlights that the Great Lakes and Midwest region will experience heavier downpours and increased flooding. Specifically:

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California Ethanol Truck's Fiery Crash Kills Driver 15.6.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
LONG BEACH, Calif. — A tanker truck hauling 8,000 gallons of ethanol crashed and exploded into an inferno that sent a river of fire into...
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Ipswich Watershed Gets $1M Worth of Stormwater Retention Projects 11.6.2009 ENS
Ipswich Watershed Gets $1M Worth of Stormwater Retention Projects
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Run-off election to be held on Comanche Nation 5.6.2009 ICT - National
LAWTON, Okla. – More than 1,500 Comanche Nation tribal voters have prompted a run-off election for four positions after candidates in the May 16 primary election failed to gain 51 percent of the vote.
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Shipping-Container "Box Office" Breaks Ground in Providence 5.6.2009 TreeHugger
Courtesy of owner, Peter Gill Case Sure, buildings are nothing new conceptually, but when was the last time you actually saw one being built in the US? That's what we thought. Earlier this week in , a new project broke ground. An office space made from reused shipping containers, the "Box Office" is being built on a land parcel in a post-industrial neighborhood of the city and is quickly becoming an attraction for local start-ups. ... ...
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Detroit Cancels Costly Combined Sewer Overflow Tunnel 2.6.2009 ENS
Detroit Cancels Costly Combined Sewer Overflow Tunnel
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Tom Christopher: A Colorado Watershed 2.6.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Constituents had been complaining, state senator Jim Isgar says. Water shortages are chronic throughout most of Colorado, so that municipal delivery systems have trouble...
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Rob Richie: Britain may adopt instant runoff voting for next general election 1.6.2009 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
The "special relationship" between the United Kingdom and its former colony the United States can extend to the countries' respective politics. British prime minister Margaret...
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Connecticut Rethinks Stormwater Permit, Water Quality Standards 27.5.2009 ENS
Connecticut Rethinks Stormwater Permit, Water Quality Standards
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Nancy Stoner: Tips for a healthy trip to the beach this Memorial Day 19.5.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
It's that time of year again - Memorial Day - the official start to the summer season and opening day at the beach!  Before you...
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Voters Confirm El Paso Public Service Board Stormwater Fees 18.5.2009 ENS
Voters Confirm El Paso Public Service Board Stormwater Fees
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Rob Richie: Good Things Come to Those Who Rank: Campaign finance, political dialogue and instant runoff voting 18.5.2009 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
My colleague Paul Fidalgo and I circulated this recently. If these sorts of analyses are of interest, see our archive and consider subscribing. Facts in...
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Charlie Crist 2010 Senate Run Officially Announced 12.5.2009 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Popular GOP Gov. Charlie Crist said Tuesday he will run for U.S. Senate instead of re-election next year, a possible stepping stone...
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Water Infrastructure Financing Act Is Step in Right Direction for Clean Water 8.5.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 8, 2009

American Rivers

American Rivers today applauded the Senate introduction of the Water Infrastructure Financing Act, a bill the nation's leading river conservation organization says is an important step toward bringing America's water infrastructure into the 21st century, despite falling short in key areas.

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Michael DeJong: Risky Runoff: From Fish-Roe to Ritalin (My Reaction to "Poisoned Waters," a Recent PBS Frontline Story) 5.5.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
The particulates from our own medicated bodily fluids are so fine that there are no water processing plants in the world that can trap them.
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How "The NAFTA Flu" Exploded 1.5.2009 Truthout - All Articles
Smithfield farms fled US environmental laws to open a gigantic pig farm in Mexico, and all we Got was this lousy swine flu. US and Mexico authorities claim that neither knew about the "swine flu" outbreak until April 24. But after hundreds of residents of a town in Veracruz, Mexico, came down with its symptoms, the story had already hit the Mexican national press by April 5. The daily La Jornada : "Clouds of flies emanate from the rusty lagoons where the Carroll Ranches business tosses the fecal wastes of its pig farms, ...
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Washington State Seeks Public Help to Clean Puget Sound 27.4.2009 ENS
Washington State Seeks Public Help to Clean Puget Sound
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