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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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IPCC Report and the Missing Dialogue in US Environmentalism By Khalil Shahyd – NRDC – November 6, 2018 The recent midterm elections will have far reaching implications with choices made on key ballot initiatives and between candidates who support plans … 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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How Will People Move as Climate Changes? Earth Institute – June 13, 2018 In coming decades, climate change is expected to displace millions of people through sea level rise, crop failures, more frequent extreme weather and other impacts. But scientists … Continue reading

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Trump’s Executive Order Will Make America Flood Again (and Again and Again) By Kristy Dahl – Union of Concerned Scientists – August 18, 2017 On August 15, Trump signed an executive order, repealing an Obama-era executive order that updated the Federal … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM In April of this year, Dr. Jon Kusler, Esq. (founder and former Executive Director of the Association of State Wetland Managers) – published a report titled “Government Liability and Climate Change: Selected Issues … 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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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Last week I had the privilege of vacationing in the U.S. Virgin Islands. It was a bucket list trip for me – one I’ve wanted to make my whole life. As a child, … Continue reading

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An interview with Dr. Chris Craft, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University Tidal salt marshes have an amazing capacity to help the environment. In addition to providing a wildlife habitat and improving water quality, the marshes accumulate and … Continue reading

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Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad EPA? By Katherine Bagley – Inside Climate News – February 26, 2015 The Environmental Protection Agency has been accused of everything from running this country to waging an economy-destroying war on coal. But it … Continue reading

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