Saturday, March 23, 2019
DELAWARE NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL: DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife to begin spraying mosquito larvae in wooded wetlands

DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section within the Division of Fish & Wildlife is scheduled to begin its annual spring woodland pool spraying on Tuesday, March 19 to control immature aquatic mosquito larvae in wooded wetlands near select populated areas.
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CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: DEEP Working with Marinas and Boaters to Keep Connecticut Waters Clean

Recreational boaters and marine facility operators in Connecticut continue to demonstrate their strong commitment to clean and healthy waters.
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OREGON DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: DEQ offers free well water testing in Klamath Basin

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is offering free well water testing in the Klamath Basin as part of a groundwater quality study.
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COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: State health department denounces Title X rule

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has denounced the new U.S. Department of Health and Human Services rule that makes substantive changes to the Title X Family Planning Program and jeopardizes access to critical reproductive health care services, including cancer screenings, for thousands of Coloradans.
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CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Connecticut State Parks “The Sky’s the Limit” 2019 Hiking Challenge

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced a great opportunity to hike 14 of Connecticut State Parks “Supervisor and Staff Picks” and receive a “Sky’s the Limit” hiking staff medallion or pin for your efforts.
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NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: DEP Seeks Applicants for Hundreds of Seasonal Jobs at State Parks, Forests and Historic Sites

Applications are being accepted for hundreds of peak-season jobs at New Jersey’s parks, forests and historic sites, the Department of Environmental Protection announced today.
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NEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION: Statement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on New Swastikas Found in Brooklyn Playground

"Swastikas and other disgusting anti-Semitic messages have been found in a Brooklyn playground, days after similarly heinous graffiti was discovered in a school yard in Queens.
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North Carolina community voices concerns over environmental damage from hog farming

Several groups and community members expressed concerns about the effects that the hog farming industry is having on the local environment at a meeting held by the N.C. Dept. of Environmental Quality at James Sprunt Community College in Kenansville on Feb. 19.
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LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: LDEQ opens the application for VW Mitigation Trust Settlement projects

LDEQ is opening the second round of applications for projects and funding from the Volkswagen Mitigation Trust.
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COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: Teams selected for Colorado NextCycle Program

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has chosen nine teams for the Colorado NextCycle program.
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NEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION: DEC Announces Completion of Annual Aerial Survey of Adirondack Moose

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced the completion of an aerial Adirondack moose survey that takes place each year as part of a collaborative study of the health of New York's moose population.
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NATIONAL FARMERS UNION: NFU Applauds Congressional Impetus on Climate Change

U.S. Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts and U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York today released a framework for what they call a “Green New Deal.”
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MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Baker-Polito Administration Awards Grants for Water Management and Conservation Projects

The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded five grants totaling $315,901 to help six communities and water suppliers with water conservation, source and demand management, and other water withdrawal planning and mitigation projects across the Commonwealth.
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MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIROMMENT: Department of the Environment to Monitor Air Near Poultry Houses

The Maryland Department of the Environment will sample the air from newly installed monitoring stations on Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shore in answer to ongoing questions regarding the potential effects of large poultry houses on air quality.
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HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES: Animal Control Activities in Palila Habitat Areas on Hawai'i Island

The DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) will conduct animal control activities next month for trapping mouflon/feral sheep hybrids and for staff hunting, and/or aerial shooting from helicopters for feral goats, feral sheep, mouflon and mouflon/feral sheep hybrids within palila critical habitat in the Mauna Kea Forest Reserve (Unit A), Mauna Kea Ice Age Natural Area Reserve (Unit K), palila mitigation lands, and the Ka’ohe Game Management Area (Unit G) on the island of Hawai’i.
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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: DEP Acquires Critical Acreage for Florida Forever and Florida Keys Ecosystem Project

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection announced a 38-acre addition to the Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area on Middle Torch Key in Monroe County.
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IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: DEQ seeks comment on draft water reuse permit renewal for city of Kuna

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking public comment on a draft water reuse permit renewal for the city of Kuna in Ada County.
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HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES: Hearings Scheduled For Input on Statewide Water Source Protection Plan

The Commission on Water Resource Management (CWRM) is holding open hearings to solicit input on its update to the statewide Water Resource Protection Plan (WRPP).
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COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: Work-related deaths in Colorado down slightly; construction fatalities increase

Work-related deaths in Colorado decreased slightly between 2016 and 2017, according to data released by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
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