Thursday, March 21, 2019
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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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 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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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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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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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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CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY: Governor Newsom Appoints Secretaries for California Environmental Protection Agency and California Department of Food and Agriculture

Newly sworn-in Governor Gavin Newsom today announced his choice for leaders — one a new appointment, the other a reappointment — of two vitally-important California state agencies.
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IOWA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES: Winter community trout stocking starts Jan. 12

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will release trout in seven locations this winter in areas that would not support them during warmer months.
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CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY: CalEPA Accepting Applications for Environmental Justice Grants

The California Environmental Protection Agency is now accepting applications for the Environmental Justice Small Grants Program.
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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Torreya State Park Reopens

The Department of Environmental Protection's Florida Park Service has reopened portions of Torreya State Park for day use following the impacts of Hurricane Michael.
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COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: Colorado public health agencies work to increase hepatitis A vaccination among high-risk populations

State and local public health agencies along the Front Range are working to increase hepatitis A vaccination and education among high-risk populations, including people experiencing homelessness and people who use street drugs.
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NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: DEP Encourages Public to Renew Commitment to Recycling on America Recycles Day

As part of America Recycles Day today, the Department of Environmental Protection is encouraging residents across New Jersey to renew their commitment to recycling as a way to protect the environment and conserve natural resources throughout the year.
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MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIROMMENT: Board of Public Works Approves Funding for Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay

The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $74 million in grants and loans today to reduce pollution and save energy.
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DELAWARE NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL: Delaware’s Council on Recreational Fishing Funding to meet Nov. 14 in Dover

Delaware’s Council on Recreational Fishing Funding will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the Senate Hearing Room of Legislative Hall, 411 Legislative Avenue, Dover, DE 19901.
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COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: One month left for Colorado students to enter the 2019 National Radon Poster Contest

Colorado students interested in educating others about the dangers of radon, while also competing for a cash prize, have one month left to enter the 2019 National Radon Poster Contest.
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AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION: World Food Day: Farmers Committed to Decreasing Global Hunger

The following statement regarding 2018 World Food Day can be attributed to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall.
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WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES: Head to Mead Wildlife Area in October for the annual Spooktacular and Food Drive event

Celebrate the arrival of fall and head to the Stanton W. Mead Education and Visitor Center Area in October for the annual Spooktacular and Food Drive
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