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America’s peril, embracing backwardness

It even sounds stupid - end clean water rules. Most Americans would like to strengthen them. We could be an example to the world for stopping water pollution. [...]

July 11, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Uh oh, they’re back. Mining salmon grounds in Bristol Bay!

There is a biblical environmental tragedy looming here. One toxic mine tailing breach and thousands of years old salmon spawning grounds would be gone forever [...]

May 15, 2017 RECENT, Slide

News: FL Senator Joe Negron addresses Okeechobee overflow

Negron aims to spend $2.4 billion to buy 60,000 acres of land south of the lake to store excess water and ease the effects of discharging polluted runoff [...]

December 21, 2016 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Florida: Are they finally going to save the Everglades? Nah

It is the strangest thing; everyone in the world knows that Lake Okeechobee's water has to be sent south. If it continues to be sent east and west, it's game over for Florida [...]

August 11, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Florida, Slide

Damn Dams: Retired Corps engineer says these dams are bad news

The Amry Corps of Engineers has fallen a long way from their heroic beginnings in WWII. There is no 'good guy' John Wayne in charge - just political engineering to keep busy [...]

July 28, 2016 Damn Dams, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Conservation: When the levee breaks, sugar

An ill-conceived plan by man to redirect Nature’s intended path for water drainage has imperiled the health and welfare of millions of acres of precious wetlands. [...]

February 16, 2016 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide, Uncategorized

Editorial: Make fixing the Everglades a priority

The reopening of the flood gates around Lake Okeechobee last week underlined the perilous state of South Florida’s vulnerable water system. [...]

February 11, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

News: Back at it? Yup. Pebble Mine attempts to make EPA’s “NO” a political . . .

The stakes are far too high to use the Bristol Bay watershed, and the massive mineral deposits that lie underneath State lands, as a laboratory test [...]

October 9, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

News: Florida pledges billions for Everglades restoration

Florida unveiled a plan for environmental spending, announcing more than $5 billion for the Everglades over the next 20 years. [...]

January 28, 2015 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: TU calls on COE to include protections for Fraser River

In March, TU, Denver Water and Grand County announced agreement on the Mitigation and Enhancement Coordination Plan (MECP) for Moffat. [...]

June 19, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide