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New Hydrologic Model Assesses Effects of Walker River Basin Restoration Activities

January 13, 2015 - in Corporate, Modeling, Renewal/Retrofit, Water

CARSON CITY, Nev., Jan. 13, 2015—Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the Bureau of Reclamation, have released a numerical computer model of the lower Walker River Basin hydrologic…

America’s WETLAND Foundation Report Says Private Investment Can Restore Coast

December 17, 2014 - in Corporate, Renewal/Retrofit, Water

New Orleans, La., Dec. 17, 2014—The America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) today released findings from its recent convening of diverse costal leaders,…

Federal Agencies Announce 5-Year Great Lakes Restoration Action Plan

September 24, 2014 - in Analysis, Projects, Supply, Water

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 24, 2014—U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy today released a new Great Lakes Restoration Initiative…

Trans Energy Inc. to Restore Streams and Wetland Damaged By Natural Gas Extraction Activities in West Virginia

September 3, 2014 - in Energy, Environment, Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP), and the Department of Justice (DOJ) today announced a settlement with Trans Energy Inc., requiring the oil and gas company to restore portions…

Annual Urban Coastal Research Symposium to Discuss Social and Economic Benefits of Coastal Resilience

March 4, 2014 - in Announcement, Projects, Water

The well-respected, annual research symposium of the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission will focus this year on the social and economic benefits of resilience in urban coastal systems. The fourth annual Urban Coastal Research Symposium, “Socio-Economic…

Researchers Create a Model to Manage Urban Restoration in Wake of Natural Disasters

September 6, 2013 - in Emergency, Projects

Working with the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, a team of Missouri S&T researchers is developing a model that can help city planners return their community to its pre-event state in the aftermath of a large-scale…

Coastal Communities Can Apply for Debris Removal Grants

September 3, 2013 - in Maintenance, Projects, Water

The NOAA Marine Debris Program, in cooperation with the NOAA Restoration Center, has opened a fiscal year 2014 federal funding opportunity for marine debris removal. This opportunity paves the way for communities to implement marine debris removal projects…

New Tamiami Trail Bridge Restores Everglades Water Flow

March 20, 2013 - in Projects, Renewal/Retrofit, Water

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today joined Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy and other local officials to celebrate the completion of a one-mile bridge over the Tamiami Trail, the last structural component of the Modified…