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EPA giving $7.5M in grants to address algae - Toledo Blade

Google: Science Water - October 20, 2014 - 13:53

The Detroit News

EPA giving $7.5M in grants to address algae
Toledo Blade
The $5.94 million going to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources will be offered to farmers to test soil, plant winter cover crops, install drainage gates that block outflow of water, and control runoff at livestock operations. The $1.54 million ...
Michigan awarded over $800000 to preserve the Lake Erie BasinABC 10 News NOW
EPA Awards Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants to Ohio, Michigan and ...eNews Park Forest

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'Any place with water is a special place in Arizona' - Environment & Energy Publishing

Google: Science Water - October 20, 2014 - 12:25

Environment & Energy Publishing

'Any place with water is a special place in Arizona'
Environment & Energy Publishing
"Any place with water is a special place in Arizona," said Jim Walker, a retired telecommunications executive now volunteering nearly full time with conservation and community groups. "But this one, this one is especially so." Walker has made multiple ...

EPA Awards Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants to Ohio, Michigan and Indiana to Target Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie

U.S. EPA Water News - October 20, 2014 - 11:54
OREGON, OHIO (Oct. 20, 2014) -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman today announced the award of four Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling over $8.6 million to Ohio, Michigan and Indiana state agencies to protect public health by targeting harmful algal blooms in western Lake Erie. Hedman was joined by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, U.S

On the issues, Scott and Crist offer major differences - MiamiHerald.com

Google: Science Water - October 20, 2014 - 11:42

MiamiHerald.com

On the issues, Scott and Crist offer major differences
MiamiHerald.com
Proposes $1 billion to protect Florida's waters, including $50 million a year on springs, continued funding of Everglades restoration; developing an Indian River Lagoon plan and cleaning up wastewater in the Keys. ... restoration; wants a state plan to ...
On the issues, Rick Scott and Charlie Crist offer major differencesTampabay.com

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Still River beauty experienced in Walktober stroll - Hartford Courant

Google: Science Water - October 20, 2014 - 11:29

Still River beauty experienced in Walktober stroll
Hartford Courant
Eastford Conservation Commission members Tom DeJohn and Ralph Yulo led more than 25 people on a Walktober stroll along the Still River on Oct. 18. The two shared their knowledge and passion about the land during the mile-long hike. ... Askew was a ...

EPA Makes Preliminary Determination to Regulate Strontium in Drinking Water

U.S. EPA Water News - October 20, 2014 - 10:22
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has made a preliminary determination to regulate strontium in the nation's drinking water. Strontium is a naturally occurring element that, at elevated levels, can impact bone strength in people who do not consume enough calcium. A regulatory determination is a formal decision on whether EPA should initiate a rulemaking process to regulate a specific contaminant

The New Recruits in Moore's Huge Data Program - Inside Philanthropy

Google: Science Water - October 20, 2014 - 09:03

The New Recruits in Moore's Huge Data Program
Inside Philanthropy
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has a highly influential science program, giving big money to a spread of topics that includes earthquake detection, quantum materials, and marine microbiology. ... The other, smaller subset of the remaining two ...

Plant discharges partially treated wastewater - seattlepi.com

Google: Science Water - October 20, 2014 - 08:57

Plant discharges partially treated wastewater
seattlepi.com
HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Department of Health says 5,000 gallons of partially treated waste water were discharged from the Sand Island wastewater treatment plant into Honolulu Harbor. The department says the discharged was caused by heavy rain ...

Plant discharges partially treated wastewater - seattlepi.com

Google: Science Water - October 20, 2014 - 08:57

Plant discharges partially treated wastewater
seattlepi.com
HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Department of Health says 5,000 gallons of partially treated waste water were discharged from the Sand Island wastewater treatment plant into Honolulu Harbor. The department says the discharged was caused by heavy rain ...

Written by Osage Nation - Native Times

Google: Science Water - October 20, 2014 - 08:55

Written by Osage Nation
Native Times
Summary: Under general direction, the Hydrologist plans, programs, promotes, directs, coordinates, and provides for the extensive water management needs of the Osage Nation, including water supply and water quality control, erosion and storm water ...

Written by Osage Nation - Native Times

Google: Science Water - October 20, 2014 - 08:55

Written by Osage Nation
Native Times
Summary: Under general direction, the Hydrologist plans, programs, promotes, directs, coordinates, and provides for the extensive water management needs of the Osage Nation, including water supply and water quality control, erosion and storm water ...

Americans Will Spend $7.4 Billion On Halloween - NBCNews.com

Google: Science Water - October 20, 2014 - 08:47

CT Post

Americans Will Spend $7.4 Billion On Halloween
NBCNews.com
DWR's Carlson added that no matter what scientists conclude about water use by trees, the main focus in fighting the drought now has to be on water conservation. "We need to have more restrictions on water usage," he argued. "And sooner rather than later.
Brown: California needs long-term vision on waterCT Post

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Americans Will Spend $7.4 Billion On Halloween - NBCNews.com

Google: Science Water - October 20, 2014 - 08:47

CT Post

Americans Will Spend $7.4 Billion On Halloween
NBCNews.com
DWR's Carlson added that no matter what scientists conclude about water use by trees, the main focus in fighting the drought now has to be on water conservation. "We need to have more restrictions on water usage," he argued. "And sooner rather than later.
Brown: California needs long-term vision on waterCT Post

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Manatee commission candidates Carol Whitmore, Terri Wonder to debate Tuesday - Bradenton Herald

Google: Science Water - October 20, 2014 - 08:24

Bradenton Herald

Manatee commission candidates Carol Whitmore, Terri Wonder to debate Tuesday
Bradenton Herald
The summit will also feature a discussion of the Water and Land Conservation Initiative, or Amendment 1, a constitutional amendment proposal that will be on the Nov. 4 general election ballot. The measure, upon voter approval, would dedicate 33 percent ...

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The drilling industry's explosion problem - Environment & Energy Publishing

Google: Science Water - October 20, 2014 - 07:46

Environment & Energy Publishing

The drilling industry's explosion problem
Environment & Energy Publishing
A battery-powered headlamp worn by a water truck driver appears to have been enough to set off the flammable hydrocarbons venting out of a "brine" wastewater tank at an EQT Production Co. well in February 2013 in Flemington, W.Va. The driver ... "It's ...

Is California's drought worse than the Dust Bowl? - Christian Science Monitor

Google: Science Water - October 20, 2014 - 06:05

Christian Science Monitor

Is California's drought worse than the Dust Bowl?
Christian Science Monitor
Nowadays, the U.S. government's Natural Resources Conservation Service works to limit wind and dust storm erosion that can lead to more dust being lifted into the atmosphere. ... The study could help scientists understand what factors lead to droughts ...
Another Dust Bowl? California Drought Resembles Worst in MillenniumSudan Vision
ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE On Droughts and Dust Bowls—California Looks ...Science Times
Another Dust Bowl? California drought resembles worst in 1000 yearsMother Nature Network
reportingclimatescience.com
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Creative Ways to Rescue Water and Use It Around Your Home - One Green Planet

Google: Science Water - October 20, 2014 - 05:41

Creative Ways to Rescue Water and Use It Around Your Home
One Green Planet
Most people are conscious enough about water conservation that they at least turn the water off while they brush their teeth, and they probably already have low-flow shower heads. Yet, gallons ... The cool thing about grey water is that even some ...

Creative Ways to Rescue Water and Use It Around Your Home - One Green Planet

Google: Science Water - October 20, 2014 - 05:41

Creative Ways to Rescue Water and Use It Around Your Home
One Green Planet
Most people are conscious enough about water conservation that they at least turn the water off while they brush their teeth, and they probably already have low-flow shower heads. Yet, gallons ... The cool thing about grey water is that even some ...

Hundreds of millions of South Asians at risk from glacier melt - EarthSky

Google: Science Water - October 20, 2014 - 05:30

EarthSky

Hundreds of millions of South Asians at risk from glacier melt
EarthSky
A new research paper in the journal Environmental Science and Policy highlights some of the challenges downstream communities face when glacier water from upstream communities becomes scarce. The greater South Asian region accounts for two-thirds ...

Hundreds of millions of South Asians at risk from glacier melt - EarthSky

Google: Science Water - October 20, 2014 - 05:30

EarthSky

Hundreds of millions of South Asians at risk from glacier melt
EarthSky
A new research paper in the journal Environmental Science and Policy highlights some of the challenges downstream communities face when glacier water from upstream communities becomes scarce. The greater South Asian region accounts for two-thirds ...

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