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A WARN-ing for Water Utilities By John Whitler – Greenversations EPA Blog– March 6, 2013 For me, severe weather really hits home, particularly this week, which is Severe Weather Preparedness Week.  Growing up in the Midwest, I was always aware … Continue reading

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In 1990 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reported on historic wetland losses in the United States.  It concluded that the lower 48 states had lost about 53% of its wetlands — over 100 million acres — that existed in … Continue reading

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Hurricanes vs. Wetlands: A Rainy Day Activity Talent Talk – November 29, 2011 Did you ever wonder how a hurricane gains or loses strength as it gets closer to land? Scientists are studying the impact of various ecosystems on the … Continue reading

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A little railroad engine was employed about a station yard for such work as it was built for, pulling a few cars on and off the switches. One morning it was waiting for the next call when a long train … Continue reading

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This has been a year of natural disasters here and abroad.  The news has been filled with stories of tsunamis, droughts, wildfires, tornadoes and floods. Worldwide, 2011 is already the costliest year on record storycode=391797 Taken as a single … Continue reading

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