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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Dear Congress: Stand Up for Coastal Environments During Estuaries Week By Sarah Cooley – The Hill – September 18, 2018 As we enter National Estuaries Week on the heels of a weekend of devastating hurricanes and tropical storms across the nation, … Continue reading

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How Do Wetlands Protect Land and Water? Soil Science Society of America – Soils Matter – September 15, 2018 Originally, wetlands were thought of as wasted land that could be drained for agriculture, building housing developments and other structures. Even … Continue reading

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The Most Ambitious Climate Plan in History By Janet L. Yellen and Ted Halstead – Fortune – September 10, 2018 At the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, the United States committed to reduce its net greenhouse gas emissions by 26% to 28% … Continue reading

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What the World Needs Now to Fight Climate Change: More Swamps By William Moomaw, Gillian Davies, and Max Finlayson – The Conversation – September 13, 2018 “Drain the swamp” has long meant getting rid of something distasteful. Actually, the world … Continue reading

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EPA Expands Clean Air Act Loopholes for Coal Plants By Jack Lienke and Richard L. Revesz – The Hill – September 5, 2018 Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency unveiled a proposal to replace the Obama administration’s signature climate initiative, the Clean … Continue reading

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Proposed Changes to the Endangered Species Act Threaten Wildlife By Charise Johnson – Union of Concerned Scientists – September 4, 2018 The Trump Administration is threatening species, land conservation, and human health and wellbeing by rolling back our health, safety, and … Continue reading

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We Can Still Save Our Oceans and Fisheries. New Study Shows How. By Merrick Burden – Environmental Defense Fund – August 29, 2018 For years, scientists have warned that climate change, along with overfishing, would devastate oceans and the fisheries … Continue reading

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The Farm Bill Should Better Protect America’s Drinking Water By Colin O’Neil – AgMag – August 28, 2018 America’s drinking water is under threat from a formidable foe: polluted farm runoff, which contaminates the tap water supplies for millions of … Continue reading

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