Thursday, March 21, 2019
DELAWARE NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL: DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife to begin spraying mosquito larvae in wooded wetlands

DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section within the Division of Fish & Wildlife is scheduled to begin its annual spring woodland pool spraying on Tuesday, March 19 to control immature aquatic mosquito larvae in wooded wetlands near select populated areas.
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OREGON DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: DEQ offers free well water testing in Klamath Basin

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is offering free well water testing in the Klamath Basin as part of a groundwater quality study.
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COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: State health department denounces Title X rule

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has denounced the new U.S. Department of Health and Human Services rule that makes substantive changes to the Title X Family Planning Program and jeopardizes access to critical reproductive health care services, including cancer screenings, for thousands of Coloradans.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES: Animal Control Activities in Palila Habitat Areas on Hawai'i Island

The DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) will conduct animal control activities next month for trapping mouflon/feral sheep hybrids and for staff hunting, and/or aerial shooting from helicopters for feral goats, feral sheep, mouflon and mouflon/feral sheep hybrids within palila critical habitat in the Mauna Kea Forest Reserve (Unit A), Mauna Kea Ice Age Natural Area Reserve (Unit K), palila mitigation lands, and the Ka’ohe Game Management Area (Unit G) on the island of Hawai’i.
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IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: DEQ seeks comment on draft water reuse permit renewal for city of Kuna

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking public comment on a draft water reuse permit renewal for the city of Kuna in Ada County.
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COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: Work-related deaths in Colorado down slightly; construction fatalities increase

Work-related deaths in Colorado decreased slightly between 2016 and 2017, according to data released by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
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MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES: Department awards more than $50,000 to study regional wastewater partnership in eight Missouri counties

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has awarded $50,473 in grant funding to the Meramec Regional Council of Governments to conduct a wastewater partnership feasibility study in Crawford, Dent, Gasconade, Maries, Osage, Phelps, Pulaski and Washington counties.
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CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Gov. Malloy Announces Zero-Carbon Resource Selections

Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Commissioner Robert Klee today announced that, under a recently adopted statute requiring the state to conduct an appraisal of nuclear power-generating facilities and solicit bids for zero-carbon electricity-generating resources, the state has selected two nuclear power bids, along with nine solar project bids – two of which are paired with energy storage – and one offshore wind project.
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COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: New tools help Coloradans keep their New Year’s resolution to quit smoking

Free web-based support and medications are helping Coloradans keep their New Year’s resolutions to quit smoking for good.
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COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: Loan repayment program pays qualified loan debt for substance use disorder clinicians

The Colorado Health Service Corps has awarded $726,100 in student loan repayment funds to 17 substance use disorder health care professionals who will, in exchange, practice in some of Colorado’s most medically underserved communities for the next three years.
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CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: DEEP Recruiting Lifeguards for 2019 Summer Season

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that they are recruiting lifeguards for the upcoming 2019 summer season at the eight Connecticut State Park guarded beaches.
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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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