Water & Oceans

November 5, 2015

Overview of the New Waters of the United States Rule​

This free webinar, 12-1pm ET, will provide an overview of the stayed new rule with illustrations of which waters would be jurisdictional under the rule and which waters would not be; an update on the litigation; and a review of how to determine if waters are jurisdictional under the existing rules that will remain in effect until the new rule litigation is completed.

November 18, 2015 to November 20, 2015

Greenbuild International Summit

At the 2015 International Summit, representatives from over 80 nations will come together to discuss common challenges. We see our ideas as valuable, applicable, replicable and worth sharing.  This year, the Summit is the place where we connect the dots between climate change, finance, policy, industry, resource security, practice and innovation.

Chesapeake Waters Warming, Study Says, Posing Challenges To Healing Bay

"The Chesapeake Bay's waters are warming, in some places more rapidly than the region's air temperatures, researchers from the University of Maryland say. If unchecked, scientists say, the trend could complicate costly, long-running efforts to restore the ailing estuary, worsen fish-suffocating dead zones and alter the food web on which the bay's fish and crabs depend."

Source: Baltimore Sun, 10/15/2015

"Environmental Groups Challenge State Settlement With Duke Energy"

"RALEIGH, N.C. -- Conservation groups have asked judges in Wake and Mecklenburg counties to reject a $7 million agreement between [North Carolina] and Duke Energy to settle years of groundwater contamination violations."

Source: Charlotte Observer, 10/14/2015


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