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Testimony Before Congress: Why the BP Oil Disaster is a Crime Scene

By Larry J. Schweiger I had the opportunity to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee last week on why the BP oil disaster is a …

Animal Olympians – Part 4

Here’s the fourth installment in our Animal Olympians series.  Don’t forget to tune in to my next appearance on the Today Show tomorrow, February 24, where I’ll be bringing some …

Yep, There’s Something in the Water

 The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) was created to ensure protection of the public’s drinking water supply. BUT, not all processes that introduce pollutants into water are being supervised right …

Key Clean Water Bill Moves Forward

Great news today from the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, which passed the Clean Water Restoration Act! It now heads to the full Senate. Here’s what Jan Goldman-Carter, the …

Will Congress Act Soon to Protect the Nation’s Waters?

Given how much we all depend on clean water, the answer should be a no-brainer. But believe it or not, this is a decision that each member of Congress now …

Budget Could Bring a Flow of Funding for the Great Lakes

As some of you already know, Congress is busy this week working on a budget resolution for the coming year. Fortunately, the resolution they’re discussing includes important investments in conserving …

Purer Water, Smarter Students–AASHE 2008

As a warm-up to this year’s AASHE conference, I toured Duke University with a group of other sustainability professionals, starting with the swamp. I imagine most campus visitors don’t immediately …

Historic Great Lakes Protections Become Law!

Less than two weeks ago, President Bush signed the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Compact, ensuring the protection of one of our country’s most important natural resources! The Compact culminates 10 …

Wetlands and Drinking Water: A Natural Connection

When we turn on the kitchen spigot to get a drink of water, we expect to find crystal-clear, cold, pure water. A recent decision by the Supreme Court could change …

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