Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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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WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY: Inslee declares drought emergency for Okanogan, Methow and Upper Yakima

Despite significant snow in parts of Washington, water supply shortages are projected in the Methow, Okanogan and Upper Yakima basins, prompting Gov. Jay Inslee to declare a drought emergency in those watersheds.
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VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: Virginia Issues Report on Chemical Releases

According to the latest Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) prepared by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), chemicals released to the environment have decreased during the last decade.
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WEST VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: WVDEP's REAP Leads By Example to Kick Off Make-It-Shine Cleanup Event

West Virginia’s litter cleanup programs rely heavily on volunteers, who are passionate about making sure the Mountain State shines for its residents and visitors alike.
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WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESORCES: DNR to temporarily close fishing on Wausau Dam Lake

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources plans to temporarily close the fishing season on Wausau Dam Lake and part of the Wisconsin River.
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MINNESOTA POLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY: Amid positive fish research, St. Louis River Area Of Concern receives approval to remove impairment listing

At the recent 9th Annual St. Louis River Summit held in Superior, Wisc., it was announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) agreed with the states’ recommendations to remove the Fish Tumors and Other Deformities Beneficial Use Impairment (BUI) identified for the St. Louis River Area of Concern.
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MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: Mark World Water Day with an MDEQ grant application

Do your part on the 26th anniversary of World Water Day by applying for a Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) grant or loan.
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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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