The State of the Water 2018

An exacting, uncompromising scientist and her staff doggedly interpolate data from disparate sources in order to reach accurate conclusions. This they do as they measure water quality – a key indicator for how healthy is a place – in a U.S. watershed of especially rare beauty, rimmed by low peaks at the top of Georgia and in far western tip of North Carolina By Tom...

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Scott Pruitt’s watershed moment

By Tom Bennett Special to Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition MURPHY, N.C., June 16, 2018 – What critics term Scott Pruitt’s brazen acts of extravagance as 14th administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency are what sparked multiple investigations, according to the river of Internet coverage. Pruitt is an ambitious 50-year-old former Oklahoma attorney general who...

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The Solid Waste principles of Sole Commissioner Lamar Paris…

The Solid Waste principles of Sole Commissioner Lamar Paris of a county government in the state of Georgia, USA We human beings are trashing the third rock from the sun. Here is a model for all local governments on it to follow, especially U.S. rural counties By Tom Bennett Special to Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition BLAIRSVILLE, UNION COUNTY, GA, USA, April 4, 2018 –...

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