Young, Bonamici Unveil Next Step to Remove, Prevent Marine Pollution

July 29, 2019

Last week, Representatives Don Young (R-AK) and Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Co-Chairs of the House Oceans Caucus, introduced legislation to strengthen efforts to remove and prevent marine debris. Every minute, the equivalent of a garbage truck full of plastic is dumped into our ocean. According to the United Nations, that is more than eight million metric …

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Big Manistee River Clean Up brings in over 200 pounds of trash

July 24, 2019

The Michigan United Conservation Clubs, in partnership with Steelhead Manifesto, hosted the fifth annual Big Manistee River Clean Up in the Huron-Manistee National Forests on Saturday. More than four dozen anglers, paddlers and boaters volunteered at the High Bridge Boat Launch near Brethren to help maintain the “wild and scenic” section of the Manistee River. …

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Grants available for water pollution projects in Nevada

July 23, 2019

Nevada’s Environmental Protection Division is offering about $1 million in grants for projects to prevent or control non-point source water pollution. Non-point source pollution occurs when rain, snow melt or irrigation water flows over developed land, picking up contaminants such as oil, sediment, pesticides and other substances, after which that water makes it into waterways. …

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