16 Feb '12, 12am

Obama to end beach water quality monitoring?

Obama to end beach water quality monitoring?

Obama to end beach water quality monitoring? February 15 2012 | Blue Water Task Force , Water Quality , Illness , by Chad Nelsen By defunding the Beach Grant Program, the Obama Administration is about to put you and your kids at risk next time you swim in the ocean. Every year millions of American’s visit the coast for a swim in the ocean. Some of us swim or surf in the ocean hundreds of times each year . Swimming, surfing and beach going are incredibly healthy activities as long as you wear sunscreen and you don’t get sick from polluted ocean water. Sadly, in many areas along the coast, the ocean water is polluted from urban runoff. Last year, there were 24,091 beach closures and advisories for dirty water in the US. Just like health safety inspections for food, we rely on water quality monitoring and reporting to ensure that the water we recreate in is safe. In 2000, whe...

Full article: http://www.surfrider.org/coastal-blog/entry/obama-to-end-...

Tweets

Pasir Ris mangroves at risk? NTUC plans to double Downtown East water theme park by end 2012.

Pasir Ris mangroves at risk? NTUC plans to doub...

wildshores.blogspot.com 17 Feb '12, 3am

Plans to expand Downtown East next to Pasir Ris mangroves and along Pasir Ris shores were just announced . A new resort wi...

'Globally, agriculture accounts for 92% of all ...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 17 Feb '12, 12am

Arjen Hoekstra and Mesfin Mekonnen/PNAS Early Edition Humankind’s average annual water footprint from 1996 to 2005. With t...

Aussino End of Season Sale Up to 60% Off Visit ...

shoppingnsales.com 15 Feb '12, 10pm

Join SNS FREE mailing list Search for: Home About Us RSS 1Malaysia Year End Sale warehousesales SNS BLOG

New blog post: Want to know where to buy affordable quality office wear?

New blog post: Want to know where to buy afford...

singaporesales.sg 16 Feb '12, 3pm

You might be stuck with clothing you can’t wear – urgh, that sucks! At Ministry of Retail, we’re online shoppers too (we a...

Top 10 Water Management Techniquesvia @gbelements

Top 10 Water Management Techniquesvia @gbelements

greenbuildingelements.com 18 Feb '12, 5pm

EPA’s Sustainable Facilities Practices Branch developed the following list of top 10 water management techniques that have...

Tracking How the World Guzzles Water:

green.blogs.nytimes.com 15 Feb '12, 11pm

Arjen Hoekstra and Mesfin Mekonnen/PNAS Early Edition Humankind’s average annual water footprint from 1996 to 2005. With t...

Tracking How the World Guzzles Water

green.blogs.nytimes.com 15 Feb '12, 10pm

Arjen Hoekstra and Mesfin Mekonnen/PNAS Early Edition Humankind’s average annual water footprint from 1996 to 2005. With t...

Tracking How the World Guzzles Water

green.blogs.nytimes.com 15 Feb '12, 10pm

Arjen Hoekstra and Mesfin Mekonnen/PNAS Early Edition Humankind’s average annual water footprint from 1996 to 2005. With t...

Obama in hot water for stopping to buy dim sum at Chinese restaurant which served shark's fin

Obama in hot water for stopping to buy dim sum ...

straitstimes.com 18 Feb '12, 12am

It was the sort of visit made for cameras, but President Barack Obama's stop at a Chinese restaurant came under scrutiny o...

Obama's Proposed 2013 Budget Cuts Produce Safety Testing by the USDA

Obama's Proposed 2013 Budget Cuts Produce Safet...

treehugger.com 16 Feb '12, 12pm

This past summer, the USDA's Microbiological Data Program (MDP) was the agency that ordered cilantro and bagged spinach th...

End of the Shan&Rozz era

End of the Shan&Rozz era

channelnewsasia.com 16 Feb '12, 4am

Wee expressed that his years in radio have been very fulfilling and loathed to give it up. "This is a wonderful job. I'm p...

Green Blog: Tracking How the World Guzzles Water

green.blogs.nytimes.com 15 Feb '12, 10pm

Arjen Hoekstra and Mesfin Mekonnen/PNAS Early Edition Humankind’s average annual water footprint from 1996 to 2005. With t...

Obama: Tops For "Who Is Failure" In Google

searchengineland.com 18 Feb '12, 11pm

I’d thought the googlebombs relating to “miserable failure” and “failure” had finally been defused earlier this year. Gues...

Obama's Wish List for Energy

green.blogs.nytimes.com 14 Feb '12, 1pm

Obama’s Wish List for Energy By MATTHEW L. WALD The Energy Department’s budget request for the fiscal year that begins on ...

Obama's Wish List for Energy

green.blogs.nytimes.com 14 Feb '12, 1pm

Obama’s Wish List for Energy By MATTHEW L. WALD The Energy Department’s budget request for the fiscal year that begins on ...