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    Data Buoys Infographic

    We put together this infographic on data buoys for our Spring 2017 edition of the Environmental Monitor (PDF available online). Organizations across the globe use data buoy systems to observe and monitor atmospheric and oceanographic conditions in...

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    Spring 2017 Environmental Monitor Out Now

    The Spring 2017 Environmental Monitor magazine ships this week, covering some of our top stories of the quarter while adding new photos and graphics.

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    LimnoTech’s Buffalo River Project

    By Cathy Whiting The Buffalo River watershed encompasses approximately 445 square miles and drains portions of Buffalo and Wyoming counties in Western New York, including three major subwatersheds: Cayuga, Buffalo, and Cazenovia Creeks.

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  • Field station provides river education, research

    By Dr. Chris Lorentz This past summer, Thomas More College announced that it has raised more than $1.6 million for its Biology Field Station and related environmental sciences program, surpassing the $1.5 million goal originally set two...

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  • Uranium contamination threatens Colorado resident’s drinking water

    Cotter Corp has come under fire after Colorado health officials discovered that nearly three-quarters of a ton of concentrated uranium was piling up at the company’s defunct mine.

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  • Destination marketing helps sell Pure Michigan campaign

    While many state tourism offices are struggling to hold on through budget cuts, Michigan is feeling no pain with over $600 million in revenue this year due to new advertising techniques highlighting the natural beauty of the...

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  • Study finds streams recovering from acid rain

    A long-term study conducted by the University of Virginia, found that trout inhabited streams are showing signs of recovery after a decades of acid rain damage.

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  • EPA pressured to make gas companies reveal fracking fluid contents

    Democrat Senators are calling for the Environmental Protection Agency to compel gas companies to reveal their fracking fluid components.  Fracking fluid is used to fracture wells, facilitating the process of removing natural gas and oil from underground....

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  • Everglades’ recovery in the works

    Last month, the initial building phase of a reservoir and storm water treatment areas took place near Indian River Lagoon.   The lagoon project heralds the final round of Everglades’ restoration projects to take place. The four above...

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  • Boise flooding has ended, contention continues

    Nearly three months after the mysterious flooding started, it has finally ended.  However, speculation of the flooding source continues to flow.  Residents of Southeast Boise noticed the flooding subsided whenever the water level of the New York...

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  • Texas’ dry spell brings questions of water supply quality

    Texans are concerned about existing water supplies due to an extended drought.  The drought has affected the state’s lakes and rivers capability to rejuvenate. As a result, drinking water has come under scrutiny.   A resident of a...

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  • Air and water quality monitored after Cyanide contamination

    Indiana Officials continue to monitor water and air quality after a fire broke out at an insulation company, which contaminated nearby Junk Ditch and killed a large population of marine-life. After a fire ignited at Momper Insulation,...

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  • Midwest coal ash spill prompts a call for action

    Three years after the TVA coal ash spill, another spill has occurred in Oak Creek, Wisconsin from the We Energies Oak Creek Power Plant.  The spill has been belittled as a “freak accident,”  but others  believe that...

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  • Cleanup efforts progress in polluted Michigan areas

    After decades of being on governmental radar, Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality is finally making progress cleaning up two toxic areas in the Great Lake region. Deer Lake in Marquette County and Muskegon Lake in western Michigan...

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  • Lawmakers to limit toilet water usage in Colorado

    Industries affected by a plan to limit water consumption are trying to appeal to lawmakers on the Water Conservation Review Committee, which is in support of a law that would require low-flow toilets in Colorado. While many...

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