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  1. Louisiana added to EPA assessment of nation's coastal waters

    Online Articles

    Wed, 27 Aug 2014

    using statistical sampling to gauge the condition of water quality, sediment quality, fish tissue contaminants, and the ecosystems of coastal and estuary beds. Scientists, researchers and federal, state and local environmental officials use the survey

  2. Central American farmers using coffee wastewater to generate energy

    Online Articles

    Wed, 27 Aug 2014

    environmentally sustainable when water is used efficiently and polluted water from the wet-mill process is treated. Local ecosystems do not have the capacity to clean the large amounts of contaminated fluids," said Han De Groot, executive director at UTZ

  1. Largest dam removal in U.S. history nears completion in WA

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    Mon, 25 Aug 2014

    nationwide are coming together to remove outdated, unsafe dams and restore river health." See also: " Sixty-five dams in 19 states removed to restore rivers in 2012 " " River ecosystem restoration project breaks ground in WA " ###

  2. Rare collaboration aims to reduce nutrient pollution in Mississippi River Basin

    Online Articles

    Fri, 22 Aug 2014

    streams to agriculture through market-based payments for ecosystem services efforts. To help establish and expand markets ..... reducing nutrient pollution, including through payments for ecosystem services projects. To strengthen baseline assessments, monitoring

  3. Reclamation funding to help orgs establish, expand watershed activities

    Online Articles

    Thu, 21 Aug 2014

    Commissioner Lowell Pimley said. "Collaborating with locally-led watershed groups is the pathway to improved water quality and ecosystem resilience in these watersheds." One entity was selected to receive funding to establish a watershed group: The Sierra

  4. EPA awards college students in national water quality challenge

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    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    recognizes exemplary research in the area of water quality and ecosystems . Announced in February, the NARS Campus Challenge encourages ..... Proposal to link between stakeholder communities and coastal ecosystem health Kevin Meyer (Ph.D. candidate, Iowa State University

  5. U-M awarded federal contract to help lead national estuary research program

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    Mon, 18 Aug 2014

    Estuarine Research Reserve System, where on-site staff members, visiting scientists and graduate students study coastal ecosystems . Under the cooperative agreement, U-M and NOAA will jointly manage the NERRS Science Collaborative, which awards an average

  6. EPA settles case over destruction of rare wetlands in California

    Online Articles

    Thu, 14 Aug 2014

    wildflowers at the pools' edges as the water recedes. California is one of the few places in the world where vernal pool ecosystems are found. Once common in the Central Valley, vernal pools have been reduced to less than 10 percent of their original range

  7. Pacific NW agencies, partners publish proposals for water quality trading

    Online Articles

    Wed, 13 Aug 2014

    rules in the future will do so according to their individual state processes. See also: " Water Quality Trading Helps Reduce Nutrients, Improve Ecosystems in Watersheds " " National Water Quality Trading Alliance recently formed " ###

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    Mon, 11 Aug 2014

    Otterbine Aeration and Fountain systems treat water above and below the surface; which encourages healthy, clean and balanced ecosystems .