December 28, 2010

New Report Announced On Chesapeake Bay Health. There is good news and bad, according to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. The Bay is showing encouraging signs of rebounding, but is still in critical condition as a result of pollution according to a new report issued today. View these comments on the report by CBF President Will Baker.
Later this week the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected to release its review of state plans to reduce nutrients and sediments going into the Bay and its own plan for Bay cleanup.

December 7, 2010

Educational Video On Mine Drainage Posted By EPCAMR, WPCAMR. The Eastern and Western Coalitions for Abandoned Mine Reclamation have just published a new video entitled, "Abandoned Mine Drainage: An Epic Tale," to teach people of all ages about abandoned mine drainage and reclamation
If you are sitting there thinking, “Oh no, not some boring educational video about the chemistry of AMD,” don’t worry! They guarantee this will be the most entertaining fifteen minutes of AMD education you have ever received. And you may recognize some of the stars of the show.
It is the first in a series of three short films related to AMD to be published by WPCAMR and EPCAMR over the next couple of years.