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EPA Awards Great Lakes restoration initiative Shoreline Cities grants to Gary and Hammond

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Aug. 4, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling $500,000 to the Cities of Gary and Hammond to fund green infrastructure projects that will improve water quality in Lake Michigan. EPA Region 5 Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman was joined for the announcement ...

EPA Awards over $179,000 to Promote Proctor Creek Restoration

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jul. 17, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that it is awarding over $179,000 to three organizations for the restoration of the Proctor Creek Watershed in Atlanta, Ga. Nationally, $2.1 million was awarded to 36 organizations in 17 states and Puerto Rico to help protect and restore urban waters, improve water quality, and support ...

Up To $27.5 Million Available From EPA for 2014 Great Lakes Restoration Projects

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jul. 15, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today issued a Request for Applications soliciting proposals from states, municipalities, tribes, universities and nonprofit organizations for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants to fund new projects to restore and protect the Great Lakes. Up to $27.5 million will be available during the current ...

EPA Awards Grants to Promote Environmental Stewardship in Michigan

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jul. 31, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced two grants totaling over $200,000 to Calvin College and the Great Lakes Fishery Trust for environmental stewardship projects in Michigan. EPA Region 5 Administrator Susan Hedman was joined by Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell for the announcement. “These EPA grants will provide ...

REGENESIS Sponsors Ninth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds

by REGENESIS  (Apr. 16, 2014)

REGENESIS is pleased to be a long-term participant, supporter and sponsor of Battelle’s trio of technical environmental conference series which promotes collaboration among public- and private-sector environmental professionals. More specifically, for at least 15 consecutive years, REGENESIS has been a committed co-sponsor of two ...

River restoration for flood management in the Iberian Peninsula

by Wetlands International  (May 17, 2014)

Experts from Spain and Portugal discussed how to restore rivers and manage landscapes to reduce flooding risks and impacts. At the same event prizes were awarded to the best short stories, poems and pictures about rivers. The workshop River Restoration for Flood Management: Debate about new social and ...

Draft Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan Available for Public Input

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (May 30, 2014)

The federal Great Lakes Interagency Task Force today released a draft Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan for public input. “Protecting communities around the Great Lakes and restoring this important ecosystem is a national and binational imperative,” said Task Force Chair and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ...

Energy Department Employees Recognized for Power Restoration Assistance During Emergencies and Cost-Effective Energy Efficiency Standards

by US Department of Energy  (May 7, 2014)

The Energy Department is pleased to announce that four employees have been selected as finalists for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal from the Partnership for Public Service. Alice Lippert, Gilbert Bindewald, and Patrick Willging were selected for helping government authorities and power companies deliver emergency services and ...

Horry County in South Carolina awarded a First Annual EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Aug. 19, 2014)

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded Horry County with the regional 2014 EPA Rain Catcher Award in the Neighborhood/Community Category for the Crabtree Swamp Restoration Project in Conway, South Carolina. The award was given at an award ceremony during the Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4/International Erosion Control ...

Abseiling & roped access used for bird control and so much more

by Eco Environmental Services Ltd  (Aug. 18, 2014)

Here at Eco Environmental we regularly have to utilise abseiling and rope access to install our bird control netting on buildings. It can provide a cost efficient alternative to expensive scaffolding. These methods can also be used when traditional forms of access such as scaffolding and mobile hoists are prohibited or ...

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