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Miami Woman Honored for Saving Puerto Rican Coastal Wetland

Miami Woman Honored for Saving Puerto Rican Coastal Wetland

MIAMI, Florida, May 7, 2008 (ENS) – Mildred Ramos Majoros of Miami has been named the winner of the 2008 National Wetlands Award for Conservation and Restoration. The award honors her multi-year effort as a project manager with the Trust for Public Land to preserve 270 acres of critical coastal habitat in Puerto Rico that…

Ship Pilot Charged in San Francisco Bay Oil Spill

Ship Pilot Charged in San Francisco Bay Oil Spill

SAN FRANCISCO, California, March 18, 2008 (ENS) – The pilot of the container ship that collided with the San Francisco Bay Bridge last November resulting in a 58,000 gallon oil spill, was charged Monday with violating two federal laws, the Clean Water Act and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. According to the criminal charges filed…