tidal wetlands

Obama Administration Releases Chesapeake Bay Restoration Plans

Article: Obama Administration Releases Chesapeake Bay Restoration Plans

WASHINGTON, DC, September 10, 2009 (ENS) – The federal government is getting serious about solving the stubborn problem of cleaning up the polluted Chesapeake Bay and restoring the nation’s largest estuary to health. In 2008, after 20 years of restoration efforts, Chesapeake Bay water quality was rated “very poor,” with only 21 percent of the…

New York City's Smaller Wetlands Remain Unprotected

Article: New York City's Smaller Wetlands Remain Unprotected

NEW YORK, New York, February 2, 2009 (ENS) – It’s hard to image standing in midtown Manhattan, but wetlands do exist within New York City, and they both protect the city and need protection themselves, according to a report released Friday by Mayor Michael Bloomberg. “Many New Yorkers don’t realize there are thousands of acres…

New Jersey Benefits From Oyster Creek Nuclear Plant Relicensing

Article: New Jersey Benefits From Oyster Creek Nuclear Plant Relicensing

TRENTON, New Jersey, January 4, 2008 (ENS) – The state of New Jersey has secured a habitat restoration and public access enhancement project for Barnegat Bay as a result of the federal government’s process for the proposed re-licensing of the Oyster Creek nuclear generating station in Lacey Township. “The mitigation efforts we are requiring will…