Saturday, April 20, 2019
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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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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