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2010-08-18 15:04:04

Reducing the runoff from plant nutrients that can eventually wash into the Chesapeake Bay could someday be as easy as checking the weather forecast, thanks in part to work by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists.

2010-02-02 14:26:00

EPA Lauds Improvements to Streams; PA Now Second in U.S. for Restored Water Bodies HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb.

2009-05-19 11:28:00

Deadline to Apply is July 17 HARRISBURG, Pa., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger today announced that DEP is now accepting grant applications for watershed protection and restoration and flood protection projects under the Growing Greener Plus program, which allows applicants to seek funding for a variety of projects through a single application process. "The Growing Greener program has profoundly improved the health of our waterways, funding...

2009-02-20 10:55:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G.

2008-08-19 12:00:28

American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK), the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today recipients of the company's 2008 Environmental Grant Program awards. A total of 18 projects will be supported by grants totaling more than $100,000.

2008-08-19 03:00:24

By Eddy, Stephen Land Use Effects on Streamflow and Water Quality in the Northeastern United States. Avril L. de la Cretaz and Paul K. Barten. 2007. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. 319 pp. $139.95, hardcover. ISBN 0849391873.

2008-08-11 09:00:54

HERSHEY, Pa., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania American Water announced today that six watershed initiatives across the state will receive funding through the company's 2008 Environmental Grant Program.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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