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The Animas River Stakeholders Group, et. al., offer $45,000 prize in search for solutions to pollution

From The Durango Herald (Chase Olivarius-Mcallister):

Last week, the regular meeting of the Animas River Stakeholders Group took on the feeling of a jolly, if intellectually fraught, Nobel Prize committee debate.

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Colorado Water

You're Invited! New Stormwater Regulations Lunch and Learn

Virginia has announced new Stormwater Management Program Regulations that bring up a great deal of questions. How do these regulations effect you? We have the answers! 124 more words

Stormwater

Final I-69 Silt and Sedimentation Complaint Letter

In my posting Highlights From Monroe County Council Meeting 2014-02-11 I mentioned that during public comment:

“Scott Wells presented a letter of complaint to four federal agencies (EPA, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Federal Highway Administration, and the US Army Corps of Engineers) that was agreed upon by the Plan Commission asking these federal agencies to address the issues of ongoing  139 more words

County Council

HYDROLOGIC MODELING OF DETENTION POND

Urban watersheds produce an instantaneous response to rainfall. That results in stormwater runoff in excess of the capacity of drainage systems. The excess stormwater must be managed to prevent flooding and erosion of streams. 134 more words

Street Cleaning - Baltimore Style

Click (Video Link) or image to see Baltimore Sun’s video that shows  Baltimore’s street sweeper- vacuum removing  dirt and litter from curbside.  

This dirt and litter would go to Baltimore Harbor if not vacuumed up and properly disposed. 15 more words

General

Volunteer, 4-19-14; 9 - 1

Planting Tomorrow

Come Plant!

Saturday, April 19, 2014 

We have more plants in pots and they want to be in the ground. Bring your favorite digging tools (we have some) and help us plant bluebells, ferns and shrubs in the Signature Project area.  24 more words

Stormwater

Top Five Strategies to a Sustainable Site

As development continues its rebound the question remains if we will build better than we did before, the same, or worse.  The opportunity to build better sites, working with the landscape as opposed to against the landscape and working with the environmental assets on a property, is in actually not as difficult as one might image.  270 more words

Energy Conservation