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Watershed Restoration

March 24, 2019, 5am PDT
The bonds finance new green infrastructure projects that otherwise would be considered too risky.
Next City
March 15, 2019, 11am PDT
Urban water suppliers have had to learn quickly that fire ecology is a major concern in maintaining a secure water supply system.
Yale Environment 360
August 30, 2018, 12pm PDT
A tremendous open space and recreation addition could be on the horizon for residents of Washington, D.C., but there's still work to do in cleaning the Potomac and Anacostia rivers.
Greater Greater Washington
July 29, 2018, 1pm PDT
One finding from a new statewide survey, "Californians and the Environment," suggests that the environment is becoming a more bipartisan issue, but that finding is still subject to interpretation. What isn't is the top environmental issue: water.
San Francisco Chronicle
June 17, 2018, 11am PDT
Scientists say the Chesapeake Bay hasn't been this healthy in more than three decades. It's a testament to federal environmental regulations.
The Washington Post
September 16, 2017, 9am PDT
The grants revolve around cleanup, accessibility, and governance of the watershed, which spans four states.
philly.com
July 13, 2016, 1pm PDT
The White Oak Bayou in Houston joins a growing list of urban watersheds that could be freed from its concrete shackles.
Houston Chronicle
January 28, 2015, 12pm PST
In 20 years, dam removal has gone from a "fringe notion" to "wide acceptance." National Geographic explains how and why this sea change occurred.
National Geographic