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EPA on ‘forever chemicals’: Let them drink polluted water By Scott Faber – The Hill – October 1, 2019 Standing before a room mostly filled with industry lobbyists last week, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler sent a clear message … Continue reading

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Meet the feds who track changes in the nation’s wetlands Ariel Wittenberg – E&E News – November 7, 2019 When Megan Lang flies on airplanes with her children, she says she has to “fight them” for the window seat. Chief … Continue reading

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ECOVIEWS: Bad boys of the frog world Tuscaloosa News – October 27, 2019 In the United States, the largest frog is the American bullfrog. The largest one in the tree frog family is the Cuban tree frog. In some situations, … Continue reading

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Wilderness areas could reduce extinction risks by more than half By Brandon Keim – Anthropocene Magazine – October 23, 2019 The idea of wilderness doesn’t have the cachet it once did. Academics have deconstructed its sometimes shaky intellectual foundations; conservationists … Continue reading

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WOTUS lawsuits start long, muddy legal battle Pamela King – E&E News – October 24, 2019 Get ready for a surge of lawsuits over the Trump administration’s decision to walk back Obama-era protections for wetlands and streams. Opponents to the administration’s … Continue reading

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Slime on river rocks is a forensics tool for environmental scientists Washington State Department of Ecology – October 15, 2019 – Video We’ve all been there. You’re having a nice day playing in the water at your local lake or … Continue reading

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New EPA regulations could allow for more polluted waters, and tribes and state officials are worried By Hannah Weinberger – Crosscut – October 7, 2019 Lydia Sigo, a geoduck diver and Suquamish Museum historian, has harvested seafood from central Puget … Continue reading

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When Big Storms Inundate Wisconsin, How Could Wetlands ‘Slow The Flow’? By Will Cushman – WisContext – October 7, 2019 When record-setting rains in July 2016 sent murky, sediment-laden floodwaters rushing into Chequamegon Bay, residents of Ashland and other bayside … Continue reading

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Get Outdoors and Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week October 13-19 Contact: Ivan Vicente – U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service – October 7, 2019 Go outdoors and enjoy the natural world around you during National Wildlife Refuge Week, October 13-19. Visit … Continue reading

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Healthy lands means healthy water By Rachel Felver – Chesapeake Bay Program – September 19, 2019 Protecting our lands is critical to keeping our waters clean and healthy. Actions taken on land, for instance, paving a parking lot, spraying pesticides … Continue reading

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