US and Canadian government agencies acknowledged the glass is only half full with the June 7, 2007, release of their State of the Great Lakes Highlights Report.
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As campers and picnickers head outdoors in greater numbers for the summer season, many government agencies are urging them to not bring their own firewood.Topics on the Beat:
Another resource for tracking the influence of money on US politics was announced May 16, 2007.Topics on the Beat:
After more than four years of work, EPA has released what may be its final draft of its Report on the Environment.Topics on the Beat:
Recent levee failures in Colorado and Missouri have provided still more examples of the fragility of thousands of miles of US levees.Topics on the Beat:
EPA is expected to release its proposed new standard for ground level ozone by June 20, 2007.
In an effort to expedite development of major energy transmission lines that would help feed growing energy demand in the US, the federal government is pushing forward with multiple efforts to make the necessary lands available.Topics on the Beat:
According to a recent GAO report, the nation's federally subsidized crop insurance program might not be ready to manage increasing risks to US crops due to climate change.
As spring begins to turn into summer, at least 28 states are suffering from some degree of drought. Many of these areas have already withered under multiple years of bone-dry conditions.Topics on the Beat: