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Posts Tagged ‘waterways’

Launch of America's Great Waters Coalition underscores commitment to restoring America's estuaries

In Dive In, Natural Waterfront, Region on December 8, 2009 at 7:58 pm

An alliance representing more than 30 organizations came together¬†with lawmakers from across the nation to launch America’s Great Waters Coalition, representing 9 of the largest water ecosystems in 27 of the lower 48 states — and involving nearly half of the country’s population. Read the rest of this entry »

Feds fine homebuilders for water pollution

In Dive In on June 11, 2008 at 6:20 pm

Four of the nation’s largest homebuilders will pay $4.3 million in fines for failing to control runoff at construction sites in 34 states and the District of Columbia, the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Justice announced Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

boater safety

In Get Wet, Public Waterfront, Region on May 27, 2008 at 9:01 pm

This is the weekend that boat lovers get their craft into the waters off Long Island.

That’s why state park officials, the U.S. Coast Guard and the National Transportation Safety Board on Friday kicked off National Safe Boating Week Read the rest of this entry »