Saturday, April 20, 2019
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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