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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 Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Maybe it was the news of David Bowie’s death. Maybe it’s just a middle aged thing. But I have found myself reflecting on “change” over the past few weeks. As a young adult, … Continue reading

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Confirmed: California Aquifers Contaminated With Billions Of Gallons of Fracking Wastewater  Desmog Blog – October 7, 2014 After California state regulators shut down 11 fracking wastewater injection wells last July over concerns that the wastewater might have contaminated aquifers used … Continue reading

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In May 2014 Illinois Farmers Insurance Company made headlines around the country when it sued almost 200 towns in the Chicago area for failing to do more to prevent damages linked to climate change. The suit argues that towns know that … Continue reading

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After six budget showdowns, big government is mostly unchanged By Davis A. Fahrenthold – The Washington Post – August 23, 2013 After 21/2 years of budget battles, this is what the federal government looks like now: It is on pace, this year, … Continue reading

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