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WaterWorld Weekly Newscast: Nov. 10, 2011

Transcript of the Nov. 10, 2011 edition of the WaterWorld Weekly Newscast.

Florida, feds announce major effort to restore River of Grass

Army Corps of Engineers and the South Florida Water Management District have announced a fast-track planning effort for the next generation of Everglades restoration...

Vermont ski area pays penalty for wetlands violations

Vermont ski resort Jay Peak has agreed to pay $80,000 for filling in wetlands without a permit...

Survey shows wetlands losses are slowing but continue

According to a report from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, America's wetlands declined slightly from 2004 to 2009, underscoring the need for continued conservation and restoration efforts...

New strategy outlines blueprint for reversing decline of Gulf Coast ecosystem

The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force, chaired by U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, has released for public review and feedback its comprehensive preliminary strategy for long term ...

Restored wetland improves water quality of Nanticoke River

The Nanticoke River Watershed Conservancy recently unveiled a Delaware wetland restoration project that transformed 30-acres of disturbed wetland and forest into a healthy and productive ecosystem...

Court rules against wetland-filling cranberry growers in MA

WASHINGTON, DC, Apr. 28, 2011 -- A federal jury this week ruled that the Clean Water Act applied to the filling of wetlands and other waters at two properties in Carver, Mass., owned by cranberry g...

Wetlands initiative to reduce flooding, enhance wildlife habitat in Red River Valley

Apr. 25, 2011 -- The USDA is making up to $10 million available to help eligible landowners in three states reduce flooding, restore wetlands and enhance wildlife habitat in the Red River Valley Wa...

Wetland restoration part of pharma site remediation in CT

BOSTON, MA, Apr. 8, 2011 -- Cleanup at a former pharmaceutical manufacturing site in North Haven, CT, is underway. Under the plan, more than 60 acres of wetlands and meadow habitat along the Quinni...

Conservation grant supports wetland research in Canada's Western Boreal Forest

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Apr. 6, 2011 -- A conservation grant will be used to research best practices for designing and building forestry roads that protect wetland ecosystems in Canada's Western Boreal...

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