Category Archives: Erosion & Sediment Control

Pennsylvania Tries to Get Chesapeake Bay Pollution Right . . .

from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette <http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/outdoors/2017/04/16/Rural-pollutants-impact-Chesapeake-Pennsylvania-trout-streams/stories/201704160129&gt; [No wonder Pennsylvania is doing such a bad job meeting its pollution-reduction goals. According to this article from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, they’re trying to remove potassium as a major pollutant, and the Chesapeake Bay Program … Continue reading

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Success: Why Strong Stormwater Regs, Rigorously Applied are Important.

… after three inches of rain, the silt fence and hay bales held.

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Hooray! Runoff is becoming Mainstream

A note from Bruce Potter

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So If Miami Can’t Protect Corals When Everyone is Looking . . . . . ???

from Sunday NY Times: <http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/08/us/despite-protections-miami-port-project-smothers-coral-reef-in-silt.html?ref=todayspaper&gt; Despite Protections, Miami Port Project Smothers Coral Reef in Silt By LIZETTE ALVAREZ MARCH 7, 2015 Photo A barge at the Port of Miami is part of a dredging program that activists say is hurting … Continue reading

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Dissolved Oxygen at the Head of Church Creek for 20 days June to July

These are the monitoring results from Church Creek, a sub-watershed in the South River watershed, early in the season — before it gets bad. Provided by a continuous monitor (“Connie” the con-mon) at the head of the tidal portion of the … Continue reading

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An NGO Making a Difference: South River Federation, Annapolis, MD

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Beavers versus Humans — A Case of Underfunded Infrastructure

The April 13th Bay Journal has a great OpEd by Tom Horton <http://www.bayjournal.com/article/core_sediments_reveal_when_a_wetter_bay_was_wildly_healthier&gt; about Grace Brush’s research, and beavers, that spells it out: Chesapeake Born Core sediments reveal when a wetter Bay was wildly healthier By Tom Horton on April … Continue reading

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