In this issue: 'Not a blade of grass grew': an account of a 1948 environmental disaster; Are we fooling ourselves?...for the complete hotlinked table of contents, click on the journal cover.
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EPA provided another piece of the TMDL puzzle on Aug. 3, 2001, when it released a report estimating costs of implementing the program to range from $900 million to $4.3 billion per year.
On Aug. 27, 2001, a conference of six New England states and five Eastern Canadian provinces will consider a groundbreaking strategy for reducing greenhouse gasses in the region.
The next 6 weeks or so will see the peak of the hurricane season along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts.Topics on the Beat:
On Aug. 7, 2001, the New England Governors Conference weighed in on the debate over MTBE and ethanol, sending a resolution to Congress asking it to drop rules under the Clean Air Act.Topics on the Beat:
Get ready for a battle over who gets to play "pollution cop" -- and watch for schizophrenia within EPA about whether the agency should keep the job.
On Sept. 5, 2001, expect crowds at Forest Service regional offices and some local offices around the country.Topics on the Beat:
To help children heading back to school, the American Nurses Assoc. has just updated its educational package on healthier schools.Topics on the Beat:
While a few of the country's nearly 40,000 dry cleaners are opting for alternatives to the solvent perchloroethylene, most are not.Topics on the Beat:
Sometime in mid-late September, the Bureau of Land Management is expected to issue a key decision on the controversial "hard rock mining rule".Topics on the Beat: