Tuesday, September 17, 2019
NEW HAMPSHIRE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES: Town of Gorham and Strafford Regional Planning Commission Recognized for Source Water Protection Efforts

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) Drinking Water and Groundwater Bureau recently recognized the Town of Gorham and the Strafford Regional Planning Commission for their work to protect and conserve sources of public drinking water at its annual Drinking Water Source Protection Conference on May 16.
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HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES: Caterpillar of Recently Introduced Moth on Maui Threatens Rare Native Plants and Watersheds

When a biologist who was looking for native snails noticed signs of caterpillars feeding on māmaki in Olowalu, he came across a new invasive species. It was a kind of caterpillar he had never seen before; the Arcte coerula (Ramie moth).
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IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: DEQ seeks applicants for recognition as environmentally friendly businesses

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) invites Idaho businesses, industries, and organizations that incorporate pollution prevention into their daily operations to apply for recognition as “Pollution Prevention Champions.” DEQ will recognize up to four recipients in observation of Pollution Prevention Week this fall.
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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: DEP Southwest District Presents Environmental Stewardship Achievement Award

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Southwest District recently presented an Environmental Stewardship Achievement Award to the Marine Science Center in Citrus County.
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HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES: A Unique Art Center in A Unique Building in a Unique State Parkwailoa Center Education & Outreach Efforts Expanding

Wailoa State Recreation Area in Hilo is unique among Hawai‘i State Parks given it’s one of a few parks in an urban setting, right on the edge of downtown Hilo.
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ALASKA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION: DEC LIfts Advisory for Kenai North Beach

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has lifted the beach advisory issued on June 6 for the Kenai North Beach due to elevated levels of enterococci found in the marine water.
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CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Body Recovered from Connecticut River Was Missing Boater

Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police today confirmed that the body pulled from the Connecticut River on Wednesday is that of the boater who went missing on Saturday, June 15, 2019.
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