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By Jeanne Christie, Executive Director, ASWM Executive Order 13777,  issued 2/24/17, directs agencies to establish a Regulatory Reform Task Force to oversee the evaluation of existing regulations to make recommendations about potential repeal, replacement, or modification. In response the U.S. … Continue reading

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Infrastructure Investment? Time for some Integrated Thinking By Katherine Baer– River Network – January 30, 2017 Eight years ago, Congress invested big-time in infrastructure, including water infrastructure through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Investing in our crumbling water … Continue reading

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Partnering with States to Cut Nutrient Pollution By Joel Beauvais – EPA Connect – September 22, 2016 Nutrient pollution remains one of America’s most widespread and costly environmental and public health challenges, threatening the prosperity and quality of life of … Continue reading

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Citizen Science, Environmental Outreach and Water Quality By Ibrahim Goodwin – The EPA Blog – April 13, 2016 Spring is here, the eaglets in the Anacostia River Basin have hatched and so has another opportunity to make a visible difference … Continue reading

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USDA Announces $260 Million Available for Regional Conservation Partnership Program Contact: Amelia Hines Dortch – USDA NRCS – March 14, 2016 USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) today announced the availability of up to $260 million for partner proposals to … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM I had the good fortune in late June to spend a week on Long Pond in Mt. Vernon, Maine. It is one of seven lakes that comprise the Belgrade Lakes Region in Maine. … Continue reading

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Water quality is important as quantity By Larry Dreiling – High Plains Journal – June 1, 2015 Water affects every facet of our lives, from drinking supplies to agricultural production to recreation. While debates ensue about water quantity as a drought … 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 Over the last year, the Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM) and its partners have opened a dialog about wetlands and stormwater management with the well-documented understanding that stormwater pollution frequently flows into wetlands in ways that … Continue reading

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Encouraging Investments in Wetland and Water Quality Improvements on Private Property through Low-Interest Loans By Glenn Barnes – Environmental Finance Center – March 13, 2014 Restoration and protection of wetlands is one of the four core elements of a wetland program, … Continue reading

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