This is the clearinghouse for the latest news and opinion on stormwater management in the state of Pennsylvania. This site serves as a supplement to our flagship Online Resource Center, www.StormwaterPA.org -- a must visit site loaded with information on Stormwater Best Management Practices, Case Studies, Regulations, Technical Details, and more.
StormwaterPA News and Notes
From The Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Bay Daily: “With Gridlock in D.C., Farm Pollution Control Program to Expire on Sept. 30”
With many of the U.S. House voting sessions cancelled in the lead-up to the November 6th elections, it seems unlikely that the Farm Bill will be passed before then. The Farm Bill contains the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Initiative which has been funding Bay region pollution control projects. Read on…
From DelawareOnline.com: “Estuary still has ‘a way to go’”
The Partnership for the Delaware Estuary recently released an updated State of the Estuary report. “It’s clear from the report and science that the estuary is doing better than at any time in the past half-century,” said Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Collin P. O’Mara, “but we still have a way to go.” Population increase, new development, and climate change could increase problems across rivers and tributaries. Read more…
From The Public Tree Listserv: "Friday September 21st is the last day for free registration to attend the PESTICIDES & THE CHESAPEAKE BAY PROJECT's 6TH ANNUAL MEETING."
On Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 9:00 am to 3:30 pm at the Pearlstone Conference Center, Reisterstown, Maryland. Confirmed speakers include Dr. Linda Birnbaum (Director of NIH), MD State Senator Joan Carter-Conway, Greg Allen (EPA Chesapeake Bay Program), and Dr. Daniel Fisher (Wye Research & Education Center).
For more information or to register for FREE, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
From the Water Resources Education Network (WREN) e-news: “Schuylkill Shots Competition”
Photographers of all ages are invited to enter the first-ever "Schuylkill Shots" Photo Competition. Submissions will be accepted through October 30th. For more information, click here.