Environmental Studies

June 27, 2009 to June 30, 2009

10th Biennial Conference on Communication and Environment

The central theme of this event is "Environmental Communication as a Nexus."

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"EPA Scientist To Lead National Climate Review"

"The White House science office announced today that Allison Crimmins will lead the next mammoth report on climate change. The fifth National Climate Assessment is expected to be released in 2023 and stands to be more expansive than past editions, the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) said in a statement today."

Source: E&E News, 07/14/2021

Watchdog Calls On Pentagon To Detail PFAS Chemicals' Cleanup Expenses

"The Government Accountability Office (GAO) called on the Department of Defense (DOD) this week to detail its cleanup expenses for “forever chemicals” from water supply sources near military bases."

Source: The Hill, 06/24/2021

UN Irks Australia By Urging That Great Barrier Reef Be Listed 'In Danger'

"The Great Barrier Reef should be added to a list of World Heritage Sites that are “in danger”, a United Nations panel said on Tuesday, drawing an angry response from Australia, which called the recommendation politically motivated."

Source: Reuters, 06/22/2021

"EPA Chief Reinstates Science Advisory Board He Dismantled"

"The head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday he has fully reinstated one of two key advisory boards he dismantled earlier this year in a push for “scientific integrity” at the agency."

Source: AP, 06/18/2021

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