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Monthly Archives: July 2014

by Brenda Zollitsch An Easy Way to Support the Association of State Wetland Managers while shopping with AmazonSmile ASWM is known for engaging on the national scene with timely responses to emerging issues that protect wetlands – responding to unexpected … Continue reading

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Debunking Myths and Soothing Fears: Clean Water Protection Rule (WOTUS) By Merritt Frey – River Network Blog – July 14, 2014 As you’ve read about before on this blog, earlier this year the U.S. EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers … Continue reading

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Monitoring Harmful Algal Blooms? There’s an App for That! By Annie Zwerneman – EPA Blog – It All Starts with Science – July 17, 2014 I was recently on my favorite hiking trail, which passes by a beautiful lake. But this … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM My summer has been spent waking up to contractors outside of my house – hearing the sound of hammers and power tools – and the repeated announcements by my dog, Alice, letting me … Continue reading

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EPA to propose limits on Alaska’s Pebble Mine project By Juliet Eilperin – The Washington Post – July 18, 201 The Environmental Protection Agency issued a proposal Friday under the Clean Water Act that would limit mining activity in Alaska’s Bristol Bay … Continue reading

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Editorial: Preserving health of Mississippi River should be national priority St. Louis Today – July 14, 20 National river policy politics are a lot like the annual flood fights waged in small towns and big cities up and down the Mississippi and … Continue reading

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Our nation’s economy relies on a supply of abundant clean water.  That means we need both clean water and a lot of it.  Dirty, polluted water is expensive.  But often, not to the polluter.  If laws are not in place … Continue reading

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The River Geronimo Knew By Tana Kappel – Conservancy Talk – July 7, 2014 Not all is doom and gloom on the Arizona-Mexico border. There’s a place where tranquility reigns, where ruddy ducks and great blue herons share reflective waters, where pools … Continue reading

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I’ll Trade You: Water Quality Science Edition By Marguerite Huber – EPA Blog – It All Starts With Science – July 10, 2014 The outcome of a trade can sometimes be the luck of the draw. You may not have gotten a … Continue reading

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by Peg Bostwick, ASWM Have you ever been attracted to a plant or animal just because of its name?  I was recently introduced (via print – I have yet to make personal acquaintance) to a pair of tiny emerald dragonflies: … Continue reading

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