Monday 20 May 2019

Waterkeepers in the News (173)

Enjoy these recent news articles, videos and other media mentions about our member Waterkeepers.

Climate change funds: what will Trump admin do? Donald Trump is America's president-elect, leaving some Delmarva officials thinking about the fate of environmental policies and projects. The Republican had a firm stance on climate change throughout the election, saying many times that he did not believe in it, which could result in cutting funds from programs that protect beaches, wildlife and renewable energy sourcing. Kathy Phillips, Assateague Coastkeeper and executive director of Assateague Coastal Trust, said she has, "concerns." READ MORE... Published in Delmarva Now by Hannah Carroll, Gray Hughes and Molly Murray on November 10, 2016  
Clean water, food production panel set for Nov. 17 CHESTERTOWN — Farmers and environmentalists will participate in a panel on the possible coexistence between food production and a healthy Chesapeake Bay coexisting Thursday, Nov. 17. Sponsored by the Chester River Association, the Sassafras River Association and the Washington College Center for Environment & Society, the event will continue a similar discussion held in February. “Agriculture is the major land use on the Eastern Shore and is the primary source of the excess nutrients and sediments in our local creeks and streams,” Chester Riverkeeper Isabel Hardesty wrote in an email. “People often blame farmers for this, but they don’t consider their own role in agriculture.” READ MORE... Published in My Eastern Shore by Dorian Mitchell on November 9, 2016
WKOK: Interview with Carol Parenzan, Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper In this interview, Parenzan updates listeners on the Sunoco spill in Lycoming County, the upcoming pipeline monitoring training, and her upcoming river meeting in Puerto Rico. LISTEN HERE... Published on WKOK on October 26, 2016