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IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: DEQ seeks comment on draft air quality monitoring network plan

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking comment on the draft Annual Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Network Plan.
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DELAWARE NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL: DNREC begins treatment of downstate public ponds for the aquatic weed hydrilla

With inland water temperatures rising and aquatic plants emerging, DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife is treating downstate public ponds for the nuisance aquatic weed hydrilla.
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CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: DEEP-Selected Power Purchase Agreement for 804 MW Offshore Wind Project Filed with PURA

Today, the state’s two regulated electric utilities, Eversource Energy and United Illuminating, filed with the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) executed power purchase agreements for the 804 MW Park City Wind Project developed by Vineyard Wind.
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MINNESOTA POLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY: MPCA releases environmental review of proposed poultry farm in Meeker County

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) today released its environmental assessment worksheet (EAW) for the proposed Forsman Farms, Inc. poultry farm in Meeker County.
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KENTUCKY ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY COMMISSION: Energy and Environment Cabinet Announces $600,000 in Energy Program Grants

Governor Andy Beshear and Energy and Environment Cabinet (EEC) Secretary Rebecca Goodman today announced more than $600,000 in U.S. Department of Energy State Energy Program (SEO) grants will support Kentucky education, reduce the energy burden in low-income communities, and improve energy security.
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NEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION: DEC and NYSERDA Release Proposal to Reduce New York's Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Emissions Cap by 30 Percent

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today released proposed regulations to strengthen the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the nation's first regional program to cap and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the electricity sector.
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Early spring is the time of year in which bear activity increases, and understanding that the vast majority of state residents are spending considerable amounts of time at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) reminds residents that DEEP staff continue to be available to respond to situations involving black bears, and to take steps to reduce encounters and potential conflicts with bears.
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MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT: Capital Gazette: Maryland highway administration hopes to exchange education for credits toward stormwater permit in new pilot

The Maryland Department of Transportation maintains thousands of miles of roadway in the state — thousands of miles of land covered in pavement that rain water can’t filter through.
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PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: DEP Announces Projected Climate Change Impacts to Support Planning for Pennsylvania’s Future

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today released the 2020 Pennsylvania Climate Impacts Assessment Update, projecting future effects of climate change on livestock, infrastructure, and water quality to support planning to reduce risk to communities and the economy across the state.
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MAINE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: DEP provides guidance to municipalities regarding recycling and transfer station operations
Tuesday, Apr 14, 2020 @ 6:43pm By EP News Wire Reports
NATIONAL FARMERS UNION: USDA Must Swiftly and Fairly Distribute Assistance to Farmers and Rural Communities, According to NFU
Tuesday, Apr 14, 2020 @ 6:37pm By EP News Wire Reports
CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY: CalEPA Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Earth Day Online
Tuesday, Apr 7, 2020 @ 2:50pm By EP News Wire Reports
VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: DEQ Provides Additional Time for Vehicle Emissions Tests
Monday, Apr 6, 2020 @ 9:24pm By EP News Wire Reports
CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Connecticut Single Use Plastic Bag Fee Temporarily Suspended
Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020 @ 6:46pm By EP News Wire Reports
NATIONAL FARMERS UNION: Stimulus Bill Would Address Most Urgent Concerns for Family Farmers and Rural Hospitals, NFU Says
Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020 @ 6:42pm By EP News Wire Reports
IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: DEQ awards $30,000 to the Arrowhead Ranch Water Company, LLC, Bonner County
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020 @ 5:03pm By EP News Wire Reports
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020 @ 5:02pm By EP News Wire Reports
COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: State health department provides recommendations for parents and guardians
Tuesday, Mar 17, 2020 @ 11:00am By EP News Wire Reports
WASHINGTON D.C. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT: Mayor Bowser Announces Kate Lee as Director of the New DOEE Office of Urban Agriculture
Thursday, Mar 12, 2020 @ 1:48am By EP News Wire Reports