Friday, September 21, 2018
HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES: Hawaii's National Hunting and Fishing Day Recognized Contributions of Sportsmen and Women

The contributions of hunters and fishers to conservation were again recognized nationally and in Hawai‘i during National Hunting and Fishing Day events.
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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: DEP Encourages Volunteerism in Celebration of International Coastal Cleanup Day and Public Lands Day

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is celebrating International Coastal Cleanup Day and National Public Lands Day by hosting statewide events at Florida’s state parks, aquatic preserves and National Estuarine Research Reserves -- promoting volunteerism and preserving Florida’s natural environment.
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IOWA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES: Water Summary Update: wettest August in 11 years

Drought conditions in Iowa changed thanks to the wettest August since 2007, according to the latest Water Summary Update.
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KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: Flood Victims Eligible for Free Birth and Marriage Certificate Replacements

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is providing assistance to Sept. 3 flood victims and their immediate family members who may need to replace birth and marriage certificates damaged or destroyed by this event.
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IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: DEQ seeks applicants for sustainable materials management project funding

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is accepting applications for funding to implement or enhance sustainable materials management projects in Idaho.
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HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES: Portions of Kula Forest Reserve and Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area to be closed September 4 through November 2

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) and State Parks Division will close the Kula Forest Reserve, Waipoli access road, Kahikinui Forest Reserve –Papa‘anui Tract, and Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area from Tuesday, September 4, 2018, through Friday, November 2, 2018, to allow for scheduled road repairs, road safety improvements, and fuel mitigation work to be completed.
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DELAWARE NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL: Tickets now on sale for Kent Conservation District’s 19th Annual Barn Dance fundraiser on Oct. 12

The Kent Conservation District invites everyone to a rompin’, stompin’ good time at its 19th Annual Barn Dance fundraiser to be held from 6 to 11 p.m.
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COMPETITIVE ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE: CEI: EPA's Proposed Affordable Clean Energy Rule "Huge Improvement" Over Clean Power Plan

The Environmental Protection Agency today released a proposed replacement for the Obama Administration’s “Clean Power Plan,” which was finalized in August of 2015.
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COMPETITIVE ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE: CEI: Court Decision against Weed Killer Based on Bad Evidence Could Raise Food Prices, Harm the Environment

Last week, a jury in California awarded $289 million to a former school groundskeeper who claimed glyphosate, an ingredient in the weed killer Roundup, caused his cancer.
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AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION: Farm Bureau: Now, More Than Ever, We Must Ditch the Rule

The following may be attributed to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall: “Due to a misguided ruling by a single federal district court today, the overbroad, vague and illegal 2015 Waters of the United States Rule is now the law of the land in twenty-six states.
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ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: Listening Session Scheduled for ADEQ's Air Integrated Regulation Streamlining Project

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality issued the following announcement on Aug. 6.The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is announcing a listening session scheduled for 1:00 p.m.
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AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION: Dairy Revenue Insurance Available October 9 from AFBIS

A new dairy insurance service from American Farm Bureau Insurance Services will bring an extra level of support to a dairy sector that has been battered by losses over the past four years.
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BAY PLANNING COALITION: 1.2 Million Passengers at Oakland International in June

Bay Planning Coalition issued the following announcement on Aug. 2.Officials at Oakland International Airport (OAK) today released June traffic reports, which reveal that total passenger activity at the airport increased 2.9% – from 1,218,265 in June 2017 to 1,253,329 in June this year.
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AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION: Gear Up for Advocacy with Farm Bureau’s Trade Toolkit

A toolkit developed by the American Farm Bureau Federation is now available to assist farmers and ranchers in their advocacy efforts on trade during the August congressional recess.
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ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: ADEQ Issues Ozone High Pollution Advisory for the Tucson Area

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for ozone in the Tucson area, effective August 3 and 4, 2018. This HPA is due to levels expected to exceed the federal health standard for ozone.
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AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION: Farm Bureau’s Duvall Addresses National Roundtable on Lawsuit Abuse Targeting North Carolina Farms

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall today joined a special national agriculture roundtable highlighting a recent wave of nuisance lawsuits targeting North Carolina hog farm
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AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION: IDEAg Group LLC Announces New Farm Bureau Financial Services Rural Lifestyle Pavilion at Minnesota Farmfest

The IDEAg Group LLC announces the new Farm Bureau Financial Services Rural Lifestyle Pavilion for Farmfest 2018. Focusing on family-friendly offerings, every attendee will have a reason to stop by!
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NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: New Jersey Updates Fish Consumption Advisories for Lower Delaware River Watershed, Expand Testing to Include PFAS

The Department of Environmental Protection, in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Health, has updated recreational fish advisories for tributaries, lakes and ponds in the lower Delaware River watershed as part of the state’s ongoing fish-safety monitoring program.
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