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The Threats Facing New Jersey's Coastal Treasures and What it Will Take to Address Them

New Jersey's treasured shore is at risk. Runoff from rampant development in shore counties is contributing to declining water quality that threatens the survival of...

Dec 16, 2010 Report

The "dead zones" in waterways such as the Gulf of Mexico and Chesapeake Bay, coupled with the myriad water quality problems faced in areas with...

Nov 18, 2010 Blog Post
The Role of America's Biggest Agribusiness Companies in the Pollution of our Rivers, Lakes and Coastal Waters

Pollution from agribusiness is responsible for some of America’s most intractable water quality problems – including the “dead zones” in the Chesapeake Bay, Gulf of...

Nov 16, 2010 Report

Because there is no way that companies could obtain insurance to compensate them for ALL liabilities in case of an accident, liability limits such as...

May 20, 2010 Blog Post

Folks, mark this down. Read the Senate testimony and digest its meaning. Because this is how engineering catastrophes - including ones with massive environmental consequences...

May 12, 2010 Blog Post

The Boston water crisis - while far smaller in scale and impact than the Gulf oil spill - is a perfect example of why worst-case...

May 4, 2010 Blog Post

This is exactly the kind of disaster environmentalists have warned about for decades – a disaster that the oil industry has repeatedly told the public...

Apr 28, 2010 Blog Post

Happy Earth Day! To mark the occasion we have a sinking oil rig off the coast of Louisiana that is leaking oil into the Gulf...

Apr 22, 2010 Blog Post

The continued degradation of America’s waterways by industrial pollution – and the unwillingness of the state and federal governments to take the necessary action to...

Nov 9, 2009 Blog Post
The Case for Conservation

Oregon’s ocean ecosystems are deeply stressed by fishing and other human activities that pose challenges to the coastal ecosystems that sustain seabirds, mammals, fish and...

Oct 16, 2009 Report

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