Funding cuts to a joint NYC DEP and USGS water data collection program could make it difficult for managers and planners to fully assess groundwater and water conditions throughout the five boroughs and parts of Long Island.
The widespread use of high-volume, horizontal hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is a technological process for oil and gas extraction. To learn more, here is a list of resources that include reports, organizations and multimedia.
In this week's installment of Our Heroes, we talk with Laura Rose Day, Executive Director of the Penobscot River Restoration Trust, one of River Network's 2015 River Heroes. Day works to create sustainable sea-run fisheries on the river and oversaw removal of two dams, helping restore the lower Penobscot River to a free running waterway for the first time in nearly 200 years, and affecting nearly 1,000 miles of river.
Love water? Hunting for a new job? You might be able to make a splash with a career in water protection. Our need for water and wastewater management is only going to grow. Whether you're a scientist, an advocate, a writer or an accountant, you'll be needed!