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Monthly Archives: June 2019

Habitat Restoration Isn’t Just for Professionals By Barry Nerhus – Scientific American – June 12, 2019 Save the whales. The polar bears. The honeybees. You’ve undoubtedly encountered one or all of these conservation campaigns over the course of your lifetime. … Continue reading

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Mixed Reviews for EPA Move to Speed Energy Permits By Pam Hunter McFarland – ENR – June 19, 2019 The outlook for new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency guidance aimed at streamlining permit approvals for natural gas pipelines and other energy … Continue reading

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RiverSmart helps turn home sweet home into home sweet watershed By Laura Todd – Bay Journal – June 5, 2019 Standing in a forested wetland, you are surrounded by native sweetbay magnolia (Magnolia virginiana) trees. The sweet, lemony scent of magnolia blooms … Continue reading

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EPA Issues Revised CWA Section 401 Guidance to States The National Law Review – June 10, 2019 On June 7, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued an updated guidance document (Updated Guidance) that clarifies and provides recommendations to states … Continue reading

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Urban forests are dying. Baltimore shows us how to bring them back. By Andrew Zaleski – Popular Science – June 5, 2019 Walk through Baltimore’s neighborhoods, and look up. The fan-shaped ginkgo leaves and ­ruby-red pearls dangling from cherry branches … Continue reading

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A Cleveland River Once Oozed and Burned. It’s Now a Hot Spot. By Erik Piepenburg – The New York Times – June 7, 2019 A misconception still clings to Cleveland and it comes down to three words: river on fire. … Continue reading

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In a Town Shaped by Water, the River Is Winning By Linda Poon –Citylab – May 24, 2019 The floor beneath Sally Tennant’s feet was thumping, as if it had a heartbeat—an irregular one, with each thud getting louder and more violent. … Continue reading

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The Wettest 12 Months: New Analysis Shows Spikes in Flood Alerts in the US Juan Declet-Barreeto – Union of Concerned Citizens – May 23, 2019 April 2019 marked the wettest 12-month period in the United States since record-keeping began 124 … Continue reading

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