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Maximizing Stormwater Benefits Via Citizen-State-EPA Oversight

The stormwater runoff from suburban-urban lands degrades 13% of the 100,000 miles of waterways making up the Chesapeake Bay system.  This figure could be growing by another 400 miles annually due to new development.  However, all six Bay watershed states and the … Continue reading

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Survey Shows Watershed Groups Halt Substantial Local & Bay Pollution

An amazing 82% of watershed groups have engaged in at least one activity to halt pollution affecting their waterway and the Bay.  More than half the time they succeeded in reducing pollution inputs. These are two of the principle findings from … Continue reading

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Illinois Neighborhood Association Wins Gas Station Battle

Closed gas stations, like that pictured above, are far too common. The recent advent of “hypermarts” with a dozen or more pumps and large stores has accelerated the decline of small, independently owned gas stations. While certainly convenient, the cheap … Continue reading

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Gas Pipeline Siting Process Severely Flawed

Throughout the nation there are 305,000 miles of natural gas transmission pipelines, with thousands of more miles proposed.  Those living near one of these projects can face an unimaginable threat and a great deal of frustration in achieving a reasonable solution. … Continue reading

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