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Environmental Protection Nov 16
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection, in partnership with the Florida Forest Service, has acquired an additional 287.19 acres to expand the Lake George State Forest in Volusia County.
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Environmental Protection Nov 16
The new measures will provide increased protections from potential exposure to the pesticide while DPR completes a formal regulatory process to list chlorpyrifos as a toxic air contaminant and develops permanent restrictions on its use.
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Environmental Protection Nov 16
Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing company that develops and manufactures unmanned systems and aerospace vehicles, announced a new, solar-powered autonomous aircraft on Nov. 14.
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Environmental Protection Nov 16
Florida's State Expenditure Plan allocates $291 million in project funding to address environmental restoration and enhancement, as well as economic revitalization, along Florida's Gulf Coast in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010.
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Environmental Protection Nov 16
The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners this week awarded more than $3 million to support four projects that will help improve water quality in and around Long Beach as part of the Port Community Grants Program.
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Environmental Protection Nov 16
The selected OPEN 2018 projects are in 21 states and fall into nine technical categories, including transportation, electricity generation and delivery, and energy efficiency.
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Environmental Protection Nov 15
The forest in Volusia County, Fla., is composed of more than 10 natural communities, including pine flatwoods, floodplain wetlandsm and basin swamps.
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Environmental Protection Nov 15
Florida's State Expenditure Plan has been approved, marking the culmination of four years of work and cooperation among federal, state, and local governments and project consultants.
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Environmental Protection Nov 15
"As stewards of the port, the Board of Harbor Commissioners is dedicated to environmental sustainability and social responsibility," said Commission President Tracy Egoscue. "The Port Community Grants Program is a prime example of this commitment."
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Environmental Protection Nov 15
Aurora Flight Sciences Announces Solar-Powered Autonomous Aircraft
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Environmental Protection Nov 14
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection, in partnership with the Florida Forest Service, has acquired an additional 287.19 acres to expand the Lake George State Forest in Volusia County.
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Environmental Protection Nov 7
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam recently signed an executive order to increase the state's resilience against sea level rise and natural disasters.
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Environmental Protection Nov 7
The liquid waste contractor at the U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River Site has found a way to reduce risks to which Savannah River Remediation workers could be exposed while modifying underground radioactive waste transfer lines
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Environmental Protection Nov 7
The Texas Water Foundation, a leader in promoting sustainable water management policies in Texas, has released its new strategic plan.
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Environmental Protection Nov 5
Compliance Order Issued After Pipeline Explosion
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Environmental Protection Oct 29
From Grey to Green: Developing the Guidelines for Natural Infrastructure
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Environmental Protection Oct 18
A New York Department of Labor Rapid Response team was sent to Tonawanda, N.Y., this week to help workers from the Tonawanda Coke Corp. plant find new jobs, following the company's Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing on Oct. 12.
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Environmental Protection Oct 18
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced that 61 projects around the state will receive grants from the $12.6 million penalty assessed to Sunoco for violations related to the Mariner East 2 pipeline project.
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Environmental Protection Oct 17
President Donald J. Trump has signed into law S. 3508, the Save Our Seas Act of 2018, which seeks to address dumping of trash and debris in the oceans and the Great Lakes.
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Environmental Protection Oct 17
Building an understanding of EPFRs’ nature and role in human health for policy makers is also important, to create new standards for air pollution.
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