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Monthly Archives: June 2016

We’re at an Infrastructure Crossroads By Howard Neukrug – US Water Alliance May 23, 2016 In today’s modern American cities, we enjoy the benefits of the water infrastructure networks designed and built over the last two centuries.  And the passage … Continue reading

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Going Hog Wild in the Marsh By Rebecca Heisman – Hakai Magazine – June 23, 2016 Sharp has spent the past three years on a quest to understand how feral hogs are affecting the fragile saltwater marshes that line much of … Continue reading

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By Jeanne Christie I am not a birder.  I have many good friends who are and I admire their passion.  I’m not sure why I never caught the birding bug.  Perhaps it’s because binoculars quickly give me a headache.  Perhaps … Continue reading

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Incorporating Environmental Justice into all Regulatory Efforts By Charles Lee and Kelly Maguire – EPA Blog – Environmental Justice in Action –June 7, 2016 Today marks an important moment in environmental justice history. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued its … Continue reading

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The Rise of Ocean Optimism By Elin Kelsey – Hakai Magazine – June 8, 2016 Things are far more resilient than I ever imagined. Me, green sea turtles, coral reefs blown to bits by atomic bombs. In a twist of … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM In 2014, the Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM) published a report titled “Ecosystem Service Valuation for Wetland Restoration: What It Is, How To Do It and Best Practice Recommendations” which endorses the … Continue reading

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Wetland restoration was a family journey Herald Times Reporter – May 24, 2016 “I can remember planting corn and beans here,” landowner and Wisconsin Wetlands Association member Paul Becker said, standing at the edge of a wetland where dragonflies and … Continue reading

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Restoring a Stream, Restoring a Community By Lori Reynolds – EPA’s Healthy Waters Blog – June 9, 2016 While I enjoy coming into the office and working side-by-side with my colleagues on water infrastructure financing, whenever I get the chance … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst I had my car worked on this week.  Most of us find this a stressful experience:  the pop-up of unexpected expenses. The concern that if they get into the engine and start fixing something, something … Continue reading

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EPA Celebrates Inaugural Environmental Justice Academy Graduation By Denise Tennessee – EPA Blog – Environmental Justice in Action – June 1, 2016 On Saturday, May 6, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency celebrated the graduation of the inaugural class of … Continue reading

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