Task force releases final strategy for reversing deterioration of Gulf ecosystem

December 8, 2011 | General RCAP News

USDA $50 million financial assistance for restoration projects announced as Task Force efforts shift from planning to actionWASHINGTON – The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force released its final strategy for long-term ecosystem restoration for the Gulf Coast Dec. 5,…

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Former RCAP staffer: Minorities pay more for water and sewer, according to study

December 6, 2011 | EPA, Fracking, Hydraulic Fracturing, Water

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Racial minorities pay systemically more for basic water and sewer services than white people, according to a study by Michigan State University researchers.This “structural inequality” is not necessarily a product of racism, argues sociologist Stephen Gasteyer,…

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EPA Office of Water’s senior adviser blogs on tribal water perspectives and place-based knowledge

December 2, 2011 | General RCAP News

 The Office of Water’s Senior Adviser, Ellen Gilinsky, posted a blog on her trip to the 2011 National Tribal Water Quality Conference near Santa Fe, N.M. In the post, Gilinsky shares her experience with the sessions and insights on people…

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