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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—…
Aug 10 2017
While news sources are not calling the recent extended levels of rainfall “El Niño,” it is apparent that in some regions of the Pacific, El Niño-like…
Aug 10 2017
In November 2016, voters in the state of California approved Proposition 64, legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. This new legislation…
Aug 9 2017
In 2013, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) debunked the myth of the Pacific Garbage Patch, an alleged floating pile of…
Aug 8 2017
OriginClear Inc., a provider of water treatment solutions, announced that recent testing in the La Kretz Advanced Prototyping Center demonstrated the…
Apr 12 2017
The 2017 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced April 10, and all eyes were on the journalism awards. Some of the largest newspapers from around the…
Mar 1 2017
In the thick of his first 100 days in office, President Donald Trump seems to be making good on his promise to curb regulations. This time, he's…
Jan 9 2017
The Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Division of Soil and Water Conservation announced that the next round of funding is now available through the…
Aug 11 2008
The Midwest floods this spring and summer damaged crops, reducing farmer returns with record-high input costs and substantially higher crop prices.…
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