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This Week in #MOWater News

Posted in: News- Jan 19, 2018 No Comments

This week’s highlights: Attacking Asian carp near St. Louis, a second swallow hole in Wilson’s Creek, and what tree’s tell us about a river’s past.

MISSOURI

Second Swallow Hole

James River Basin Partnership continues to watch expanding swallow hole at Wilson’s Creek

KY3

 

Styrofoam to Glue

High school students win award by recycling styrofoam into glue

Fox2Now

 

Paper Straws

Paper or plastic now a question for straws at one Joplin restaurant

The Joplin Globe

 

Lead in Water

While lead built up in water, Missouri utility kept charging customers

Riverfront Times

 

Asian Carp Assault

St. Louis County and wildlife biologists launch assault on Asian carp

St. Louis Public Radio

 

NATIONAL

Water Fight

Supreme Court justices wade into Florida-Georgia water fight

The Washington Post

 

Salt Levels

Tackling salt levels in our streams

Izaak Walton League of America

 

High-Tech Restoration

High-tech tools help map Chesapeake Bay restoration

Bloomberg News

 

Blue Carbon

Climate scientists unlock secrets of ‘blue carbon’

Nature

 

USDA Watershed Investment

USDA invests in watershed to improve water quality

Wisconsin State Farmer

 

Replacing Regulations

Trump’s EPA aims to replace Obama-era climate, water regulations in 2018

Reuters

 

Tree Ring Clues

Between the lines: Tree rings hold clues to about a river’s past

Science Daily

 

Nuggets of Gold

“Little Nuggets of Gold” Shine Light on Rogue River’s Health

WDET