Tuesday, June 18, 2019
HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES: A Unique Art Center in A Unique Building in a Unique State Parkwailoa Center Education & Outreach Efforts Expanding

Wailoa State Recreation Area in Hilo is unique among Hawai‘i State Parks given it’s one of a few parks in an urban setting, right on the edge of downtown Hilo.
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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: DEP Southwest District Presents Environmental Stewardship Achievement Award

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Southwest District recently presented an Environmental Stewardship Achievement Award to the Marine Science Center in Citrus County.
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IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: DEQ seeks applicants for recognition as environmentally friendly businesses

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) invites Idaho businesses, industries, and organizations that incorporate pollution prevention into their daily operations to apply for recognition as “Pollution Prevention Champions.” DEQ will recognize up to four recipients in observation of Pollution Prevention Week this fall.
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HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES: Caterpillar of Recently Introduced Moth on Maui Threatens Rare Native Plants and Watersheds

When a biologist who was looking for native snails noticed signs of caterpillars feeding on māmaki in Olowalu, he came across a new invasive species. It was a kind of caterpillar he had never seen before; the Arcte coerula (Ramie moth).
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NEW HAMPSHIRE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES: Town of Gorham and Strafford Regional Planning Commission Recognized for Source Water Protection Efforts

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) Drinking Water and Groundwater Bureau recently recognized the Town of Gorham and the Strafford Regional Planning Commission for their work to protect and conserve sources of public drinking water at its annual Drinking Water Source Protection Conference on May 16.
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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE: USDA Forest Service and State of Utah sign Shared Stewardship Agreement

Today, Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, joined Utah State Governor, Gary R. Herbert, U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service Chief, Vicki Christiansen, and Intermountain Regional Forester, Nora Rasure, to sign an agreement between the Forest Service and the State of Utah focused on shared stewardship.
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OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: Boil Order Lifted for the Sardis Lake Water Authority

The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has announced that the boil order for the Sardis Lake Water Authority, located in Pushmataha County, has been lifted.
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COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: Traveling? Check measles vaccination or immunity status

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment advises people who are traveling abroad, or to areas in the US with ongoing measles outbreaks, to ensure they are protected against this highly contagious illness.
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MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE TRANSPORTATION: MDOT Secretary Rahn Joins National Capital Region Transit Leaders to Announce New I-495 Managed Lanes Transit Work Group

Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Secretary Pete K. Rahn today joined transit leaders from the National Capital Region in announcing the new Managed Lanes Transit Work Group that will explore how managed lanes on I-495 and I-270 will complement and benefit local transit agencies in Frederick, Montgomery and Prince George’s counties and Washington, D.C.
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NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Notice of Proposed Action - BMRR - Mineral Ridge Project

The Administrator of the Division of Environmental Protection (the Division) gives notice that an application for a renewal and major modification of a Water Pollution Control Permit for the Mineral Ridge Project, a mining and beneficiation facility, has been properly filed with the Division of Environmental Protection in Carson City.
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COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: Colorado Senate confirms Colorado Board of Health members

The Colorado Senate confirmed six members of the Colorado Board of Health during the 2019 legislative session.
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IOWA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES: Asbestos regulations streamlined in flooded areas

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is providing flexibility on some asbestos requirements while still protecting public health in flood damaged areas.
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MAINE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Maine DEP and IFW issue temporary ban on boats to facilitate fight against invasive milfoil on two waterbodies

The Maine Departments of Environmental Protection and Inland Fisheries and Wildlife have issued surface use restrictions for a portion of Annabessacook Lake in Monmouth and a portion of Great Pond including Great Meadow Stream in Belgrade and Rome.
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RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: DEM, Partners Announce Recipients of Farm Energy Grants

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources and the Rhode Island Resource Conservation & Development Area Council, today announced $78,765 in grants to help farmers "green" their operations and save energy and money.
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PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Wolf Administration Awards Grants to Support Clean Energy Vehicle Projects in Northcentral Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today awarded over $367,000 in grants to three clean energy vehicle projects in northcentral Pennsylvania that will help improve air quality and public health.
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DELAWARE NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL: DNREC to hold April 30 workshop on solicitation of watershed implementation projects

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Watershed Stewardship will host a workshop for a special solicitation of watershed implementation projects from 10 a.m.
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DELAWARE NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL: DNREC seeks public comment and input sought for Delaware’s Phase III Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) is seeking public comment and input for the Delaware Draft Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP), the long-range plan for reducing pollutants that enter the state’s waterways and drain into the Chesapeake Bay.
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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: DEP Northeast District Recognizes Jacksonville University for Environmental Stewardship

Today, the Department of Environmental Protection's Northeast District recognized Jacksonville University for its exemplary commitment to environmental awareness and protection.
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