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Oct 18 2019
A red tide bloom that's lingered off Southwest Florida for a few weeks has made its way into local bays and is killing larger marine life, such as…
Oct 9 2019
The Blue-Green Algae Task Force in Florida aims to expedite water quality improvements in the next five years with a list of recommendations…
Jul 29 2019
New legislation may help boost funding for the Great Lakes. According to Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition press release, Sens. Debbie…
Submissions for abstracts have been extended to May 3
Submissions for abstracts have been extended to May 3.
Apr 18 2019
Update: Abstract submissions have been extended to May 3. There is one day left to submit abstracts for the third-annual SWS Conference &…
Aquaoso and California Chapter ASFMRA release free digital water map for California
Aquaoso and California Chapter ASFMRA release free digital water map for California
Jan 22 2019
Aquaoso Technologies, PBC, officially launched a free digital water map of California water districts, GSAs and groundwater basin priority levels.…
Florida executive order targets water quality issues associated with storm water runoff and toxic algae
Florida executive order targets water quality issues associated with storm water runoff and toxic algae
Jan 11 2019
On Jan. 10, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an executive order to implement major water reforms across the state. The reforms include $2.5 billion…
Congress approves 2018 Farm Bill with storm water runoff provisions
Congress approves 2018 Farm Bill with storm water runoff provisions
Dec 13 2018
Congress approved the $867 million 2018 Farm Bill with bipartisan support. The bill has been applauded by environmental groups for its water…
Wetland restoration to improve storm water runoff in Lake Erie
Wetland restoration to improve storm water runoff in Lake Erie
Nov 6 2018
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced plans to restore wetlands along Lake Erie’s shoreline in Port Clinton, Ohio. To be completed over…
New study finds agricultural runoff led to increase in coral reef pollution in recent years
New study finds agricultural runoff led to increase in coral reef pollution in recent years
Sep 6 2018
A new study by researchers from Southern Cross University found that groundwater pollution containing excess nitrogen has contaminated South Pacific…
Florida declares state of emergency for red tide related to storm water runoff
Florida declares state of emergency for red tide related to storm water runoff
Aug 21 2018
On Aug. 13, Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for seven Florida counties impacted by red tide. This red tide was caused by a high…
Protestors gather to raise awareness on toxic algae blooms and storm water runoff
Protestors gather to raise awareness on toxic algae blooms and storm water runoff
Aug 13 2018
On Aug. 12, protestors joined hands at more than 30 beaches across Florida in a movement called “Hands Along the Water.” The movement sought to raise…
Toxic algae blooms may be linked to storm water runoff
Toxic algae blooms may be linked to storm water runoff
Aug 6 2018
Southern Florida has been hit by a red tide and a blue-green algae bloom, which has led to the death of marine life and beach closures across the…
Jul 20 2018
On July 11, Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed an executive order to designate eight Ohio watersheds in distress, which would allow the Ohio Department of…
Idaho takes over storm water pollution management from EPA
Idaho takes over storm water pollution management from EPA
Jun 15 2018
The state of Idaho and the U.S. EPA have agreed that Idaho will take over the responsibility of permitting and enforcing aspects of the federal Clean…
May 7 2018
Researchers from the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England, found that the world’s largest ocean oxygen minimum zone (OMZ)—also known as a…
Apr 18 2018
A new report from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is failing to enforce a 1985 Farm Bill…
Nov 14 2017
According to a Twitter announcement released Nov. 2 by the The El Salvador Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, between 300 and 400 sea…
Oct 30 2017
Tyson Foods announced it is considering a location in Kansas for a new $320 million poultry processing complex. The facility is raising concerns with…
Oct 20 2017
Mighty Earth, an environmental campaign organization, has started a campaign targeting Tyson Foods Inc. The organization wants Tyson to purchase…
Oct 18 2017
The Toledo City Council approved a resolution to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to declare Lake Erie—a major drinking water source—…
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