water quality improvements

Estuary Monitoring Benefits Florida Keys Waterways

Estuary Monitoring Benefits Florida Keys Waterways

MIAMI, Florida, September 24, 2008 (ENS) – The South Florida Water Management District Tuesday entered into a five-year cooperative agreement with Miami-Dade County to support long-term environmental monitoring in northeastern Florida Bay, Manatee Bay and Barnes Sound. The monitoring effort documents how changes in estuary water quality impact seagrass growth off the south Florida coast.…

Pennsylvania Awarded $42.4 million for Clean Water Projects

Pennsylvania Awarded $42.4 million for Clean Water Projects

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, May 26, 2008 (ENS) – Water quality improvements in Pennsylvania will be funded by a $42.4 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to the state of Pennsylvania. Announcing the grant on Thursday, Donald Welsh, regional administrator for EPA’s mid-Atlantic region, said, “EPA is committed to helping communities get safe, clean water.”…

Survey Asks Missourians to Place Dollar Value on Wetlands

Survey Asks Missourians to Place Dollar Value on Wetlands

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, February 2, 2008 (ENS) – The state of Missouri is asking for help from the public in placing a dollar value on any given acre of wetland by asking people to respond to an online questionnaire. Information from the anonymous survey will help the Department of Natural Resources develop economic tools to…