Webinar on the implementation of Presidential Policy Directive 8 (PPD-8): National Preparedness

August 24, 2011 | Assistance, USDA

The water sector is invited to a webinar on the implementation of Presidential Policy Directive 8 (PPD-8): National Preparedness.  The webinar will be on Tuesday, August 30 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. and will provide you with an update…

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Society of Environmental Journalists: Oil fracking poses similar concerns as gas fracking

March 7, 2011 | Broadband, Rural, USDA

March 2, 2011The technique called hydraulic fracturing (or fracking) that is increasingly being used to extract natural gas is drawing widespread attention, concern, and media coverage across the country. Next up: oil fracking.As fracking for gas has proven successful from…

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EPA marks American Wetlands Month

May 4, 2010 | Environment, EPA, USDA

May marks the 20th anniversary of American Wetlands Month (AWM), a time when EPA and its wetland partners celebrate the vital importance of wetlands to the nation's ecological, economic, and social health. EPA and its partners are planning a number…

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New website about drinking water issues available to small communities

November 17, 2009 | Rural Development, USDA

A new website featuring free articles and educational resources to increase awareness about crucial water and wastewater issues is now available.         The site, located at www.nesc.wvu.edu/waterwedrink, is part of “The Water We Drink: Small Community Outreach Campaign,” which offers information about…

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