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2013-10-28 23:26:11

From water quality standards to establishing allocations, 10 papers tell the story of the Chesapeake Bay restoration. MIddleburg, VA (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 The Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) is pleased to present in its October 2013 issue a Featured Collection, "Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Development and Application." Ten papers plus an introduction tell the story of the Chesapeake Bay TMDL from developing water quality...

2011-08-02 14:45:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection will host a Pennsylvania Phase 2 Chesapeake Watershed Implementation Plan Summit on Wednesday, Aug. 3, with the Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds. The summit will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Keystone Conference Center in the Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg. "This event is the first of several opportunities for local officials and the public to engage in the...

2011-07-01 12:57:00

Application Deadline is Aug. 26 HARRISBURG, Pa., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection announced today that grant applications are now being accepted for watershed protection and restoration and Surface Mining Conservation and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) projects under the Growing Greener Plus program, which allows applicants to seek funding for a variety of projects through a single application process. "We are glad to provide whatever support we...

2011-05-04 19:11:16

The Chesapeake Bay Program is a cooperative partnership between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and jurisdictions in the bay watershed to oversee the restoration of the bay, with a major focus on controlling the extent of pollutants -- such as nitrogen, phosphorus, and sediment -- entering it.  A new report from the National Research Council assesses the framework used by these partners for tracking pollution control practices and their two-year milestone strategy, which...

2010-12-29 13:00:00

State's Comprehensive Cost-Effective Plan to Build on Significant Past Pollution Reductions, Keep Industries Viable HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has outlined its final "pollution diet" for states in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, Pennsylvania's top environmental and agriculture officials say the state is ready to do its part to improve water quality. Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger and...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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