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Tag: Clean Water Act

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Lafayette

  • Biologists team up to inspect oil impacts to marsh grasses.
    Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologists on Bird Island One, a rookery colony for shorebirds in Barataria Bay conduct first ground reconasasance since the oil hit the bay. Photo by Tom MacKenzie, USFWS.

    For government agencies

    Civil Works The Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act requires federal agencies to consult with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on all projects that impact wetlands, bayous, coulees, streams, lakes and rivers, and to give fish and wildlife resources equal consideration during the project planning process, while at the same time accomplishing the objectives of the proposed action. We work to conserve fish, wildlife and their habitats by minimizing impacts and recommending mitigation for U.  Learn more...

Podcasts

  • A hand holds a small grey and silver fish
    Information icon Blackside dace. Photo by Brian Wulker, CC BY-NC 2.0.

    Contamination hurts Appalachian streams

    January 26, 2010 | 2 minute read

    Transcript Greetings and welcome to the Southern Appalachian Creature Feature. Sadly, we often hear about the abuse of our public streams – from the coal-ash pond failure in East Tennessee, to recent wastewater treatment plant failings across western North Carolina, to high mercury levels in fish in Lake Fontana. These problems degrade water quality, which impairs our ability to enjoy and use the river – from tubing and fishing to revival baptisms.  Learn more...

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