Friday, February 21, 2020
IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: DEQ prepares IPDES preliminary draft permit for the Emida Water and Sewer District

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is providing an Idaho Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (IPDES) preliminary draft permit to Emida Water and Sewer District for a preliminary review.
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DELAWARE NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL: DNREC Secretary’s Emergency Order authorizes change to striped bass fishing regulations

An Emergency Secretary’s Order issued by DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin reduces the striped bass fishing quota for commercial fishing and limits the number and size of fish that recreational anglers can keep.
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NEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION: DEC Advises Backcountry Downhill Skiers, Snowboarders, and Others of Avalanche Risk in Adirondack High Peaks Region

Backcountry downhill skiers, snowboarders, and others who may traverse slides and other steep open terrain in the High Peaks region of the Adirondacks must be aware of the risk of avalanche, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos advised today.
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MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: MDEQ Issues Beach Water Contact Advisory and Lifts One One Other in Effect

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, issued a water contact advisory Friday for Station 3 (Waveland Beach).
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IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: West Silver Valley Air Quality Citizens Advisory Committee Meets February 10

The West Silver Valley Citizens Advisory Committee will meet on February 10, 2020, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Pinehurst City Hall, 106 North Division St.
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WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY: Fecal Matters: No-contact advisory issued for Port Washington Narrows and Sinclair Inlet, Kitsap County

BEACH program update Kitsap Public Health District issued a no-contact health advisory for Port Washington Narrows and Sinclair Inlet in effect through January 29th.
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PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: DEP Issues $1.95 Million Penalty to Sunoco Over Violations at Raystown Lake

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that it has issued a $1.95 million civil penalty to Sunoco Pipeline for violations resulting from construction activities on the Mariner East 2 pipeline project at Raystown Lake in Penn Township, Huntingdon County.
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SENATE ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS: Committee Advances USMCA at Business Meeting

Senate Environment and Public Works issued the following announcement on Jan. 14.Today, U.S.
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NEW HAMPSHIRE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES: NHDES Declares Air Quality Action Days

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) is expecting concentrations of fine particle air pollution to reach levels that are unhealthy for sensitive individuals in populated valley areas in southwestern New Hampshire, especially Keene, on Wednesday evening through Saturday.
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TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION: TDEC Issues Precautionary Fish Consumption Advisory on Normandy Reservoir

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a precautionary fish consumption advisory due to mercury on Normandy Reservoir on the Duck River in Bedford and Coffee counties.
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MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES: Missouri Department of Natural Resources provides climate-controlled waiting area for Amtrak customers at Jefferson Landing

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources, in partnership with the City of Jefferson, has provided a climate-controlled portable building to serve as a temporary solution for an Amtrak waiting area near Jefferson Landing.
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MINNESOTA POLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY: MPCA continues work to remediate nearly 80,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment in Duluth harbor

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) investigations indicate that two commercial docking locations in the St. Louis River Area of Concern have contaminated sediments.
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HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES: Shorter Hunting Season for Mourning Dove

The DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) announces a shorter hunting season for the mourning dove (Zenaida macroura) to meet current state regulations and to comply with federal mandates, including the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.
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SENATE ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS: ICYMI: Barrasso Op-Ed: Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is Hurting Environment, Helping Putin

Failed Democratic presidential candidate and Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee is abusing the Clean Water Act and taking energy projects hostage.
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DELAWARE NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL: DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife announces Delaware hunting seasons opening in January

For hunters still looking to harvest a deer, firearm deer seasons opening in January and continuing archery seasons, some extending into early February, provide the last chance to harvest deer during the 2019/20 hunting season.
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MINNESOTA POLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY: More water-protection practices needed to restore Wapsipinicon River in southeast Minnesota

More practices to prevent manure runoff and other problems are needed in the Upper Wapsipinicon River Watershed in order to reduce bacteria levels in the river, according to new studies released by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA).
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IOWA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES: EASY Air training webinar rescheduled for Dec. 19

The “how-to” webinar on using DNR’s Environmental Application System (EASY Air) had to be rescheduled for next week after technical problems with the webinar interface—not the EASY Air application.
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