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Reconnecting Stream Habitat

May 24, 2016 - in Corporate, Environment, Water

Roads and highways connect people to one another, much like rivers and stream connect fish populations. However, the culverts that allow water to flow under roadways can become obstacles for small-bodied fish, like minnows, darters and madtoms. “When the…

FPL Receives Industry Excellence Award for Artificial Reef Building Program

July 16, 2015 - in Electric Grid, Renewal/Retrofit

JUNO BEACH, Fla., July 16, 2015—Florida Power & Light Company's artificial reef program that utilizes discarded transmission poles to enhance the…

Drainage of Prairie Pothole Wetlands Can Increase Flooding and Degrade Ecosystems

July 16, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Water

July 15, 2015—The drainage of small wetlands can decrease wildlife habitat and may contribute to flooding in the Prairie Pothole Region (PPR), according…

EPA Awarding Grants to Protect and Restore Wetlands

January 28, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Stormwater, Water

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $1 million in grants to strengthen the capacity of states and tribes to protect and restore wetlands. The National Wetland Program Development Grants provide interstate agencies, intertribal…

UN Underscores Importance of Good Urban Planning for Sustainable Development

September 18, 2014 - in Planning, Projects

With more than two-thirds of humanity expected to live in cities by the middle of this century, strong, well-planned urbanization is vital for development, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today told an international group of Government officials and experts…

Coastal Habitats Shield People and Property from Sea-level Rise and Storm Surges

July 16, 2013 - in Emergency, Projects

Extreme weather, sea-level rise and degraded coastal ecosystems are placing people and property at greater risk of damage from coastal hazards. The likelihood and magnitude of losses may be reduced by intact reefs and coastal vegetation, especially when those…