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Category: Water Quality :: Wetlands
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On a changing Mississippi, tourism's importance is growing 16.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As the river faces increasing environmental threats and changing industries, there are signs the Mississippi's economy is transforming.
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Plaquemines Gazette Letter to the Editor: River Diversions 10.7.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Plaquemines Gazette Letter to the Editor: River Diversions
Minnesota sweetens the pot to shift cropland into conservation 9.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Using a conservation program started last year, Minnesota is looking for landowners willing to permanently set aside farmland to improve water quality. Meet the Otter Tail County couple who were first to take advantage.
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Pruitt Drowns in the Swamp 6.7.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
The permanent green government takes out Trump’s deregulator.
A brief history of the s'more, America's favorite campfire snack 6.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Huddling around a campfire and eating gooey marshmallows and warm chocolate sandwiched between two graham crackers may feel like primeval traditions. But every part of the process is a product of the Industrial Revolution.
The bountiful benefits of bringing back the beavers 24.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Hundreds of millions of beavers used to populate the West but were hunted to near extinction. Turns out, beavers are critical to healthy water ecosystems, so now there are efforts to bring them back.
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Dr. Dog return with 'Critical Equation,' get set to play biggest ever Philly show 22.6.2018 Philly.com News
The Scott McMicken and Toby Leaman-fronted veteran Philly band plays the Festival Pier on Saturday in support of their new album 'Critical Equation.'
Study: Rising Seas Could Swamp More Than 300,000 US Houses 19.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by The Guardian and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Sea level rise driven by climate change is set to pose an existential crisis to many US coastal communities, with new research finding that as many as 311,000 homes face being flooded every two weeks within the next 30 years. The swelling oceans are […]
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NJ gets its first state reptile: a tiny, elusive turtle 19.6.2018 Philly.com News
Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Monday making the designation to bring awareness to the elusive creature's plight.
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Pruitt Just Gutted Water Protections for 117 Million People 15.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday inched closer to proposing a regulation to replace an Obama-era rule that clarified which bodies of water qualified for federal protection.  The proposal comes more than a year after EPA administrator Scott Pruitt signed an […]
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Bogs are a great place to see wildflowers 15.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
If you are interested in seeing some of Minnesota's native wildflowers, this is a good time of year to visit a bog.
Policy News: June 11, 2018 12.6.2018 EcoTone
ESA Policy News In This Issue: Proposed Alaskan Pebble Mine Could Threaten World’s Largest Salmon Fishery and Wetlands Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comments by June 29. EPA’s Science Advisory Board Holds First Meeting of 2018, Congress Signals Its Support SAB voted to review the EPA’s ‘secret science’ proposed rule. Congress House Appropriations Committee ...
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It’s a triumph of mind over bog near Brainerd 11.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Timing is everything in the world, so news that volunteers have proven humans are smarter than giant bogs comes with a measure of restrained celebration.
Bog forces Legionville patrol camp to turn away summer campers 8.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The mat of wetland vegetation and trees, measuring more than four acres, broke off from shore last year after a record rainfall. It settled on the beach in front of Legionville, a school safety patrol camp for students established by the American Legion.
Here’s What Massachusetts’ Moderate GOP Governor Has in Common With Trump 7.6.2018 Mother Jones
On April 12, Sean Gannon, a Yarmouth, Massachusetts, police officer went to serve Thomas Latanowich with a warrant for his arrest for a parole violation. While attempting to enter the room the suspect was in, Gannon was shot in the head and almost immediately died. The next day, Latanowich, who has a lengthy criminal rap sheet, was arrested and pleaded not […]
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Hell and polluted water: what holistic water management can do 7.6.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
How the 'One Water' movement is successfully leveraging new practices to improve the health, and wealth, of cities and businesses.
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Fresh Air in the Swamp 1.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Trump’s civil-service orders address all too common abuses.
Battle of the bog is no contest 25.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Plan B -- or C, or E, or J; we've lost track -- is to treat it like a Minnesota dessert; slice it up until there's a fight over who'll take the last piece.
Forests and Wetlands Are Water Infrastructure. New Green Bond Helps Finance Their Protection 22.5.2018 WRI Stories
Forests and Wetlands Are Water Infrastructure. New Green Bond Helps Finance Their Protection Comments|Add Comment|PrintHealthy forests can help filter water, buffer against floods and regulate flow. Photo by Wikipedia East Africa’s Kariba Dam is almost empty due to diminishing rains. In Brazil, Sao Paulo’s reservoirs were reduced to dried mud three years ago, and experts say the city is heading toward another dry spell. Catastrophic floods recently wreaked havoc in southern England, Texas and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Washington Metro Sinks into the Swamp in NHL Playoff Miscue 19.5.2018 American Prospect
(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) A Washington Metro station How desperate is the state of public transit this Infrastructure Week? So desperate that the Washington Metro Area Transportation Authority turned to a foreign government to secure the $100,000 it needed to keep Metrorail open late, so that hockey fans could get home from National Hockey League Eastern Conference Playoff Game 4 on Thursday at a downtown arena. Ponder that for a second: District of Columbia transit officials decided to rely on the government of Qatar’s munificent gesture. And recall that a Qatari government-affiliated company may bail President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and his family out from under an onerous Manhattan office building mortgage; that Trump attorney Michael Cohen tried to woo Qatar as a client for his “consulting” services; and that Qatar has been embroiled in a long-running political crisis that resulted in a trade embargo against the country by Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab ...
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