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Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Answer Is Clear: We Want Clean Energy and Clean Water By Elizabeth Cutright – Distributed Energy –January 15, 2013 We all know that, generally speaking, most Americans support—to varying degrees—increased exploration and implementation of clean energy. But did you … Continue reading

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Streamside Forest Buffers Preserving Water Quality (Video) GreenTreks Network – February  2010 – Video Studies by internationally acclaimed Stroud Water Research Center have shown that healthy forests bordering streams not only prevent numerous pollutants from reaching the water, but also … Continue reading

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It is truly remarkable that it is possible for any citizen of the United States to visit the Supreme Court to hear oral arguments.  It does require careful planning, warm clothes, an umbrella and the ability to get up very … Continue reading

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World Wetlands Day 2013 is February 2 Ramsar – January 16, 2013 The theme for this year’s World Wetlands Day is Wetlands and Water Management. “Wetlands Take Care of Water” is the slogan. The anniversary marks the date of the … Continue reading

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NWF Urges Justices to Maintain Florida Wetlands Protections Sierra Activist – January 14, 2013 This week the U.S. Supreme Court hears another case challenging protections for wetlands: Koontz v. Saint John’s River Water Management District. This challenge, brought by the Pacific Legal … Continue reading

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Wetlands Mitigation: A Question of Survival (Video) Great Lakes Echo Blog – January 14, 2013 A Question of Survival from OurWaterWebs on Vimeo. Mitigation: Unnecessary Destruction or Viable Alternative?” A look at the wisdom of permitting development on wetlands. http://greatlakesecho.org/2013/01/14/wetlands-mitigation-a-question-of-survival/

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“Because water is an essential input into the economic system, major water shortages have the potential to affect not only the balance of trade, but also the structure and composition of different nations’ economies, including the U.S. economy.” —The Importance … Continue reading

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Turning Floodplains from Unproductive Farmland into Restored Wetlands By Jody Christiansen – USDA blog – January 8, 2013 In southern Illinois, along the Mississippi River, you can see a diverse landscape of woodlands, open wild areas and farmland. But that … Continue reading

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The Top 10 New Datasets on WeoGeo Market in 2012 By James Fee – WeoGeo – January 3, 2013 There was a lot of data posted to WeoGeo Market in 2012. Picking my favorites was not easy and since you are … Continue reading

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A Sad State of Affairs – Why the professional field of stream restoration still has a long road ahead of it. By Kevin Atkins – December 17, 2012 I have to confess; when I got this month’s edition of Erosion … Continue reading

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