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By Jeanne Christie, Executive Director, ASWM [PRINT THIS BLOG POST] The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Army (Army) are proposing a rule to rescind the 2015 Clean Water Rule (identifying waters subject to Clean Water Act Jurisdiction) … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Ecological restoration is certainly a hot topic these days. The Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM) has been working on finding solutions for wetland restoration challenges through two different U.S. EPA Wetland Program … Continue reading

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Restoring a Stream, Restoring a Community By Lori Reynolds – EPA’s Healthy Waters Blog – June 9, 2016 While I enjoy coming into the office and working side-by-side with my colleagues on water infrastructure financing, whenever I get the chance … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Call me crazy – I threw my hat in the ring to run for my Town Council this fall. It’s not a decision I made lightly. The position will require monthly meetings discussing … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM We live in a very interesting time. On one hand, we are experiencing extreme precipitation events that are producing massive amounts of water and thereby causing devastating floods in the country’s interior. Sea … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch Each New Year, we make resolutions to do something that will change our lives for the better. But we all know that having a plan for change is only the first step. Following through to actually make … Continue reading

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Karl Brooks: Comment on water rules  By Karl Brooks – The Wichita Eagle – September 22, 2014 When Congress passed the Clean Water Act in 1972, it didn’t just defend the mighty Mississippi or Missouri rivers from pollution. It also … Continue reading

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Drought Journal: Hope springs eternal By Peter Moyle and Rebecca M. Quiñones – California WaterBlog – September 21 201 In a severe drought, a cold, free-flowing stream is a marvel. This past summer, we traveled around Northern California looking for such streams. Our … Continue reading

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Debunking Myths and Soothing Fears: Clean Water Protection Rule (WOTUS) By Merritt Frey – River Network Blog – July 14, 2014 As you’ve read about before on this blog, earlier this year the U.S. EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers … Continue reading

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New Trout Unlimited report documents importance of small streams to clean water and fishing in America Angling Trade – June 30, 2014 A new report from Trout Unlimited details the importance of small seasonal streams across America to the overall health … Continue reading

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