This Week's News: Advocates urge for clean water, nitrate contamination of Minnesota waters, power players block groundwater conservation, farmers call for safety net for contaminated ground, asian carp tracking and removal, EPA to require removal of lead drinking water pipes, relocating endangered mussels, reproduction of the Eastern Hellbender, changes to Howell Island, increasing Missouri temperatures, near-record low on the Mississippi, the depths of Crater Lake, and ten facts about the Mississippi
This Week's News: Renowned researcher discusses water quality, water pollution control: new public notice, groups inspire future students, low waters and shipping woes, 'Super El Niño' to help Missouri; Minnesotans drinking contaminated water, leaders stress water is safe, untreated wastewater discharge, climate crisis severity, and the fight to keep water clean.
This Week's News: DNR proposes permit denial for meatpacking facility in southwest MO, SLUDGE group formed over Denali waste, a $68K Clean Water Act fine in St. Louis, signs of water crisis in SE Kansas, lobbying efforts to thwart federal PFAS legislation, a 2023 climate assessment, tire chemical threatening salmon, flooding recap report, and a spotlight on the grotto sculpin in Perry County, MO.
This Week's News: Missouri sued over sludge, a spill investigation in southwest Missouri, H2Ozarks receives septic tank remediation grant, MU School of Journalism survey of Mississippi River Basin residents' environmental understanding, a tangle of groundwater rules falling short, a grant to help restore the lower Mississippi River Delta, an Ozarks hike near the Eleven Point, duckweed prevalence on Lake Taneycomo, the building of the dam and zebra mussels at Bull Shoals Lake, and learn how trout are raised with MDC.
This Week's News: A survey for Eleven Point State Park development, funding available for landowner projects, Brush Creek restoration in Kansas City, contamination at Weldon Spring, why saltwater is invading the Mississippi, New Orleans expected to be affected by saltwater in late November, Shannon County's wild horses, a state of the James report from Virginia, water cuts helping for the Colorado, and discover the longest rivers in each state.
This Week's News: A US House Bill to restore water protections, how Native lands lack clean water protections, U.S. groundwater getting saltier, western decreases in water use, invasive carp shocked from the Grand River, a Kirksville stormwater report, water woes in Old Jamestown, a northwest Missouri fall driving tour, an Ozarks rivers mural celebration, and imagining a day without water
This Week's News: Missouri River Hopping, World Record Gourd Journey, List of Endangered Species Grows, Columbia Bottom Conservation Area, Missouri's Second Year of Drought, Water Insecurity and Population Health, Celebrating "Oktoberforest", Consecutive Historically Low River, The Great Lakes Under Threat, Ohio River to be National Water Trail.
This Week's News: 'Elevated' radium levels in Silex, new treatment for inactive water wells in St. Charles County, fall fun at State Parks, DNR awards grant to Bosworth, Missouri drought conditions persist into 2024, more people moving into high flood zones globally, depleted aquifers, high salt levels in Louisiana drinking water, Sackett v. EPA's aftermath, and a 'miracle' water year in California
This Week's News: Monarch Mania special MDC event in Kansas City, wastewater upgrade project in Springfield, microplastics found in St. Louis caves, a Webster Groves fuel spill, additional water supply needed in southwest Missouri, CWA violations resolved through settlement, saltwater threatens drinking water, enhanced water quality tool, $13 million loan for water resiliency in California, and $80 million invested to improve flood predictions.
This Week's Highlights: MoDOT demolishes Missouri River bridge at Rocheport, Blue River BioBlitz and Discovery Days, Meramec Ecosystem Restoration Project, an upcoming native plant sale in the Shoal Creek Watershed, new rules for duck boats, Missouri based canoes for a worldwide market, a proposal to protect the Mississippi, saltwater moving upstream from the Gulf, drought threatens drinking water in the midwest, saving Lake Tahoe, and blocked access to Tower Rock