Association of State Wetland Managers - Protecting the Nation's Wetlands.

Category Archives: EPA

Science Panel Staffed with Trump Appointees Says E.P.A. Rollbacks Lack Scientific Rigor By Coral Davenport and Lisa Friedman – The New York Times – December 31, 2019 A top panel of government-appointed scientists, many of them hand-selected by the Trump … Continue reading

Posted in EPA, scientists | Tagged | Leave a comment

States slashed 4,400 environmental agency jobs in past decade: study By Rebecca Beitsch – The Hill – December 5, 2019 A new report warns that spending cutbacks at state environmental protection agencies have led to thousands of job cuts at … Continue reading

Posted in EPA | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The EPA Says We Need to Reuse Wastewater By G. Tracy Mehan, III – Scientific America –November 12, 2019 On September 10, 2019, at the 34th Annual WateReuse Symposium in San Diego, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a draft … Continue reading

Posted in EPA | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in EPA, pollution | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Clean Water Act, EPA, fish, water quality | Leave a comment

EPA Proposes Rule to Narrow, Streamline CWA Section 401 Review The National Law Review – August 12, 2019 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a proposed rule (Proposed Rule) that would make sweeping changes in how states (and … Continue reading

Posted in Clean Water Act, EPA, water quality | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Clean Water Act, EPA | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Clean Water Act, EPA | Tagged | Leave a comment

New EPA Citizen Science Quality Assurance Handbook Provides Best Practices for Citizen Science Projects U.S. Environmental Protection Agency For those who are curious about the natural world or have concerns about environmental issues such as air pollution or water quality, … Continue reading

Posted in EPA, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

What We Owe to Rachel Carson Chesapeake Bay Foundation – March 14, 2019 In honor of Women’s History Month, we are looking back at some of the natural world’s greatest heroines. And perhaps there’s no one more deserving of that descriptor … Continue reading

Posted in environment, EPA | Tagged , , | Leave a comment
Web Analytics