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Army Corps releases crucial guide for reducing flood risk and increasing resilience By Shannon Cunniff – Environmental Defense Fund – January 16, 2019 This week, the Army Corps of Engineers formally released an important resource guide, “Engineering with Nature: An … Continue reading

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By Jeanne Christie, Executive Director, ASWM This past week I’ve joined many others watching the news unfolding about Oroville dam and its eroding spillway.  The videos of 100,000 cubic feet per second churning over the spillway and down the river … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM The term “natural infrastructure” is interpreted broadly and had been used to describe many different types of infrastructure – from bioswales to living shorelines and from wet meadow restoration to removal of dams … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst, ASWM A week ago I had a long wait in a hospital room at Massachusetts Eye and Ear at Mass General Hospital in Boston while my nine-year old son was having a big operation. I … Continue reading

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