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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Building equity, inclusiveness for low-income communities is key in climate resilience planning By Shamar Bibbinss – Environmental Justice in Action – EPA Blog – August 16, 2016 As a student organizer, I saw firsthand the lack of engagement with communities … Continue reading

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From Grasslands to Forests, Nitrogen Impacts all Ecosystems By Ashley Mayrianne Jones – It All Starts with Science – EPA Blog – August 22, 2016 Can there be too much of a good thing? That’s the case with nitrogen, an … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst, ASWM The last weeks have been great fun in our household.  Watching the 2016 Summer Olympics with my nine- and five-year-old children has been inspiring and the cheering and antics have been very amusing.  The … Continue reading

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Taking a Buyout from the Beach By Jackie Snow – Hakai Magazine – August 18, 2016 Coastal communities are under threat—from erosion, sea level rise, and, in some cases, increasingly powerful storms and floods. People who live on degrading coastal … Continue reading

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A Rural Alaskan Native Village’s Journey for Safe Drinking Water By Joel Beauvais – EPA Connect – August 11, 2016 I recently returned from a work trip to Alaska, where I met with colleagues from EPA’s Alaska Operations Office and Alaska’s Department of … Continue reading

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By Melissa Mullineaux, Summer Intern, ASWM As many of you may know, Louisiana is currently in a state of emergency according to Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, due to recent torrential rainfall and flash flooding in the Baton Rouge area. … Continue reading

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Boosting Mill Towns by Busting Dams By Tim Purinton – Ebb & Flow – July 2016 The term “dam removal” brings to mind the decommissioning of large hydropower facilities in the west and the waging of contentious legal battles to improve … Continue reading

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A Reflection on the Gold King Mine Incident By Mathy Stanislaus – EPA Connect Blog – August 1, 2016 Today, we are releasing a new publication, One Year After the Gold King Mine Incident: A Retrospective of EPA’s Efforts to … Continue reading

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By Jeanne Christie, Executive Director, ASWM During my summer vacation this year I spent a week learning about “Mushroom Identification for New  Mycophiles: Foraging for Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms”. I had become interested in mushrooms for a couple reasons.  Learning … Continue reading

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What is a “Good” Project? Breaking Down Our Survey Results on Gulf Restoration Priorities By Teresa Chan – Vibrant Environment Blog – July 28, 2016 In June, the ELI Gulf Team released a survey on priorities for Gulf restoration in the … Continue reading

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