Sunday, September 15, 2019
CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Fall Archery Deer and Turkey Seasons Open in September

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) reminds sportsmen that the 2019 fall archery hunting season for deer opens on Sunday, September 15 on private land only and on Monday, September 16 on state land.
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IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: DEQ seeks public comment on draft work plan addressing contamination at a site in Burley

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking public comment on a draft work plan to address soil contamination at a site in Burley, Idaho.
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ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: DEM Investigates Fish Kill on Black Warrior River

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) is investigating a fish kill on the Black Warrior River near the Holt Lock and Dam in Tuscaloosa County.
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PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Wolf Administration Announces Funding Available to Help Farmers and Communities Improve Water Quality in Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Today, the Wolf Administration announced the availability of funding to help Chesapeake Bay Watershed communities reduce pollutants in local streams and rivers.
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MINNESOTA POLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY: Environmental review of proposed hog feedlot in Murray County open for public comment

Josh Bonnstetter proposed to build a new 4,800-head hog finishing feedlot in Section 24 of Lowville Township, about five miles northwest of Slayton in Murray County.
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TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION: Dubke Winner of Robert Sparks Walker Lifetime Achievement Award

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner David Salyers today announced Kenneth Dubke, known as “The Birdman,” as winner of the department’s 2019 Robert Sparks Walker Lifetime Achievement Award.
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WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESORCES: Storm damage impacting travel plans

Widespread storms last week brought torrential rains, strong winds, downed trees, damaged buildings, at least 16 tornadoes, and left thousands of people without power across a wide area of Wisconsin.
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NATIONAL FARMERS UNION: New Data Highlights Continuing Need to Fight Opioid Addiction in Rural Communities

New data from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration shows that rural communities have the highest death rates nationwide from opioid prescriptions, more than three times the national average.
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MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: MDEQ Issues Two Additional Beach Closures

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, issued additional closures Sunday for two beach stations (Station 19 and Station 20) in Jackson County due to a blue-green Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) extending into those areas.
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MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: EGLE and MDHHS to host Michigan Safe Drinking Water Virtual Town Halls

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) will host three Michigan Safe Drinking Water Virtual Town Halls that will be live streamed at the dates and times listed below.
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ILLINOIS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY: Illinois EPA Issues Administrative Citation to Glasford Business and Residents

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has issued Administrative Citations to Bruce E. and Nannette L. Bontz, and D. Brooks Excavating, Inc. of Glasford, IL (Peoria County) totaling $4,500 for alleged violations of the Illinois Environmental Protection Act.
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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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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: 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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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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OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: Boil Order Lifted for the Sardis Lake Water Authority

The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has announced that the boil order for the Sardis Lake Water Authority, located in Pushmataha County, has been lifted.
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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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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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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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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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