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EDF asks EPA to strengthen key lead service line definition, inventory, and notification provisions in its proposed revision to the LCR

6 hours 40 minutes ago
Tom Neltner, J.D., Chemicals Policy Director, Lindsay McCormick, Program Manager, and Sam Lovell, Project Manager. See all blogs in our LCR series. Yesterday, EDF submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on their proposed revisions to the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR), focusing on changes that EPA should to make to the: Definition of a lead […]
Tom Neltner

Tell Congress: Protect Our Babies from Mercury

6 hours 58 minutes ago
EPA has reached the final stages of their plan to sabotage and ultimately destroy our Mercury and Air Toxics Standards. Ask your representatives to speak out: EPA must not touch the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards. MCAF. C3. Regional.
Environmental Defense Fund

Delta Dispatches: Don’t Miss Lights on the Lake on Dec. 14th!

8 hours 22 minutes ago

Thanks for listening to the latest episode of Delta Dispatches! Today we talk to one of our favorite guests, Dr. Alisha Renfro! Alisha talks to Simone about how a crevasse at Fort St. Phillip is one of the few areas of Louisiana that’s growing new land. Alisha also talks about the important River Reintroduction into Maurepas Swamp project, which is up for public comment now. On the second half the show, we’re joined by Mary Elise Schlesinger from the Lake ...

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Delta Dispatches: Don’t Miss Lights on the Lake on Dec. 14th!

8 hours 22 minutes ago

Thanks for listening to the latest episode of Delta Dispatches! Today we talk to one of our favorite guests, Dr. Alisha Renfro! Alisha talks to Simone about how a crevasse at Fort St. Phillip is one of the few areas of Louisiana that’s growing new land. Alisha also talks about the important River Reintroduction into Maurepas Swamp project, which is up for public comment now. On the second half the show, we’re joined by Mary Elise Schlesinger from the Lake ...

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Across the Pacific: collaboration to improve conservation

1 day 10 hours ago
By Daniel Willard and Shems Jud This August, a group of Indonesian, Chinese and Japanese scientists and policy professionals joined EDF to visit some of our long-time partners — fishermen, scientists and resource managers — in Oregon and Washington. Our intent was to enhance the exchange of fisheries management experiences between the U.S. and important […]
EDF Oceans

Lessons from Davis Pond – A Case Study in Adaptive Management

2 days 8 hours ago

Even with extensive planning and design efforts, when restoration projects are implemented unanticipated impacts may arise. Through adaptive management, an ongoing process of monitoring and adjusting plans based on observed results, agencies can minimize negative effects and maximize the positive ones by making necessary modifications as issues emerge. Adaptive management is particularly useful in contexts where there is uncertainty—regarding how technology will perform, how the environment will react, or how communities will be impacted—that cannot be fully accounted for in ...

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Lessons from Davis Pond – A Case Study in Adaptive Management

2 days 8 hours ago

Even with extensive planning and design efforts, when restoration projects are implemented unanticipated impacts may arise. Through adaptive management, an ongoing process of monitoring and adjusting plans based on observed results, agencies can minimize negative effects and maximize the positive ones by making necessary modifications as issues emerge. Adaptive management is particularly useful in contexts where there is uncertainty—regarding how technology will perform, how the environment will react, or how communities will be impacted—that cannot be fully accounted for in ...

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