Saturday, December 15, 2018
CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY: 2018 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award Winners to be Honored

Ten California organizations will receive the state’s highest environmental honor, the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA), in a ceremony Wednesday evening at the California Environmental Protection Agency.
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MAINE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: DEP Announces Governor's Environmental Excellence Awards for 2018

Governor Paul R. LePage and the Maine Department of Environmental Protection are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence.
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NEW MEXICO ENVIRONMENT DEPARTMENT: NM Environment Department Confirms Lifting of “Boil Water Advisory” for Vallecitos MDWCA in Rio Arriba

The New Mexico Environment Department’s (NMED) Drinking Water Bureau is confirming that the Vallecitos MDWCA has met the requirements to lift the “boil water advisory” that was issued on August 12, 2017.
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MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Baker-Polito Administration Awards $2.1 Million for Local, Regional Recycling Efforts

To celebrate American Recycles Day, the Baker-Polito Administration today awarded more than $2.1 million in Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) grants to 42 communities and regional groups to help increase the diversion, reuse, composting and recycling of materials in the solid waste stream.
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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Lake George State Forest Conservation Corridor Expanded

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), in a partnership with the Florida Forest Service, recently acquired an additional 287.19 acres to expand the Lake George State Forest in Volusia County.
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CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Illegal Deer Hunting Arrests

Connecticut State Environmental Conservation Police (EnCon) with the assistance of Woodbury Police and the Connecticut State Police Troop L arrested three individuals in connection with illegal deer hunting in Roxbury on Monday, October 22, 2018.
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COMPETITIVE ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE: CEI Expert Says EU Proposal to Ban Single-Use Consumer Plastic Items "Won't Help the Environment"

On Wednesday, the European Union put forward a proposal to ban ten single-use plastic items, including straws and cotton swabs, by 2021.
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AQUATECH: Aqwalife Waterball Will Be Held on November 3

We invite you to an incredible evening of dancing, dining and entertainment as we celebrate the incredible work that Aqwalife : The Prem Sharma Foundation has been able accomplish over the past year with the help of amazing donors like you.
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WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY: State sends conservation corps team to support hurricane response efforts in South Carolina

Washington Department of Ecology is sending 12 Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) members on a 45-day assignment to South Carolina to assist community relief efforts after Hurricane Florence made landfall on Sept. 14.
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WEST VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: WVDEP Approves 10 Applicants for FY2019 CED Recycling Grants

The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s (WVDEP) Covered Electronic Devices (CED) Recycling Grant Program has approved 10 applicants for grant amounts totaling $121,151.
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NATIONAL FARMERS UNION: U.S., Canada, Mexico Reach Deal on New Trade Pact

In a break to what has been more than a year of feuding and tense negotiations, the U.S. has reached an agreement with Canada and Mexico on a new trade pact, the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
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MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: City of Grand Haven Brownfield Redevelopment Authority awarded MDEQ Grant

A busy corner lot in the City of Grand Haven will be evaluated for potential environmental contamination with the help of a $30,000 grant from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ).
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HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES: Hawaii's National Hunting and Fishing Day Recognized Contributions of Sportsmen and Women

The contributions of hunters and fishers to conservation were again recognized nationally and in Hawai‘i during National Hunting and Fishing Day events.
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IOWA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES: Water Summary Update: wettest August in 11 years

Drought conditions in Iowa changed thanks to the wettest August since 2007, according to the latest Water Summary Update.
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IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: DEQ seeks applicants for sustainable materials management project funding

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is accepting applications for funding to implement or enhance sustainable materials management projects in Idaho.
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DELAWARE NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL: Tickets now on sale for Kent Conservation District’s 19th Annual Barn Dance fundraiser on Oct. 12

The Kent Conservation District invites everyone to a rompin’, stompin’ good time at its 19th Annual Barn Dance fundraiser to be held from 6 to 11 p.m.
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COMPETITIVE ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE: CEI: Court Decision against Weed Killer Based on Bad Evidence Could Raise Food Prices, Harm the Environment

Last week, a jury in California awarded $289 million to a former school groundskeeper who claimed glyphosate, an ingredient in the weed killer Roundup, caused his cancer.
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ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: Listening Session Scheduled for ADEQ's Air Integrated Regulation Streamlining Project

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality issued the following announcement on Aug. 6.The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is announcing a listening session scheduled for 1:00 p.m.
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BAY PLANNING COALITION: 1.2 Million Passengers at Oakland International in June

Bay Planning Coalition issued the following announcement on Aug. 2.Officials at Oakland International Airport (OAK) today released June traffic reports, which reveal that total passenger activity at the airport increased 2.9% – from 1,218,265 in June 2017 to 1,253,329 in June this year.
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