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Monthly Archives: October 2012

U.S. Prepares for Hurricane Sandy, Largest Storm in Decades Democracy Now! – October 29, 2012 – Video http://www.democracynow.org/shows/2012/10/29

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Flood Risk and the Critical Importance of Healthy Floodplains Trout Headwaters – September 21, 2012 – Video The Connecticut River Watershed Council and the Conservation Law Foundation have joined together to look at why Otter Creek in Rutland leapt up as Irene … Continue reading

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“The objective of this Act is to restore and maintain the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of the Nation’s waters.” –Federal Water Pollution Control Act Sec. 101 [33 USC 1251 Sec. 101(a)] The Clean Water Act has a birthday this … Continue reading

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Clean Water Act 2.0: Rights of Waterways By Linda Sheehan – Huffington Post – October 15, 2012 In a decisive display of bipartisanship, Congress passed the U.S. Clean Water Act into law on October 18, 1972, overriding President Nixon’s veto. The … Continue reading

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MD: Large Harbor Floating Wetland Project Stirs Debate By Tim Wheeler – B’More Green Blog/The Baltimore Sun – October 14, 2012 If a little green might help restore Baltimore’s ailing harbor, how can a lot be bad? That’s the question … Continue reading

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New Poll Shows Most Sportsmen Tend To Be Environmentally-Minded Conservatives By Bob Marshall – Field & Stream – September 25, 2012 A new poll released today reaffirms what previous research has pointed out for years: America’s sportsmen strongly favor environmental … Continue reading

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Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) Recognized Coastal Blue Carbon as New Trading Category Contact: Steve Emmett-Mattox – Restore America’s Estuaries – October 4, 2012 A Restore America Estuaries-led (RAE) initiative aimed at creating greenhouse gas offset opportunities for coastal wetlands got … Continue reading

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This Christmas Eve will be the 10th Anniversary of the National Mitigation Action Plan.  A decade after its creation, more recent activities, principally the 2008 mitigation rule, have consigned the plan to some metaphorically dusty tomb of the internet archives. … Continue reading

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From Mess to Marsh: A Superfund Success for Restoration near Galveston Bay, Texas NOAA’s Response and Restoration Blog – September 28, 2012 In many ways, the Superfund site at the former home of the Malone Service Company in Texas City, … Continue reading

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Embarking into the Christina River Basin By Andrea Bennett– Healthy Waters blog – September 27, 2012 Flowing through rolling hills, forests and farms, small and big towns, the Brandywine, White Clay and Red Clay Creeks, and the Christina River constitute … Continue reading

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