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CASS letter to President-Elect Trump In late November, the Consortium of Aquatic Sciences Societies (CASS) wrote a Letter of Comment to President-Elect Trump about its concern for the future of the nation’s aquatic resources. SWS President Gillian Davies signed the letter in support: Dear President-Elect Trump, The Consortium of Aquatic Scientific Societies (CASS) is writing…

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SWS letter to Mayor Chen regarding the Jiading Wetland SWS leaders wrote a Letter of Comment to Mayor Chu Chen of Kaohsiung City, Taiwan about their concern for the Jiading Wetland area. The local government recently approved construction plans for Road 1-4 that will disturb the wetlands: Mayor CHEN, Chu Mayor of Kaohsiung City Government…

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ScienceDebate’s 2016 top presidential questions Attached please find a presidential candidates questionnaire entitled: 2016’s Top Presidential Science, Engineering, Technology, Health and Environmental Questions. These 20 questions were solicited from the public and refined by experts at America’s leading nonpartisan science and engineering organizations. President Obama, Senator McCain, and Governor Romney answered similar questions in 2008 and 2012. Our promotion…

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Court to hear case against Obama’s Water Rule A Cincinnati-based federal appeals court ruled Monday that it has the jurisdiction to hear numerous consolidated challenges to the Obama administration’s contentious water pollution rule. Read more. Categories Biofuel CASS Clean Water Rule Climate Change Coastal Wetlands Conservation Declarations Diversity EPA Letters of Comment Management Navigable Waters Protection…

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SWS tells Congress amendment 3140 to Energy Policy Modernization Act would make climate change worse Dear Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Harry Reid, Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski, and Ranking Member Maria Cantwell: We are 65 research scientists and practitioners who study energy, soils, forested and wetland ecosystems and climate change. We are writing in our individual capacities…

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EPA’s ruling on the waters of the United States On Tuesday, January 19, 2016, President Obama rejected an attempt by congressional Republicans to overturn his landmark regulation asserting federal power over small bodies of water. The EPA’s rule, dubbed the Clean Water Rule would ensure that water used for drinking, recreation, economic development and other…

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CASS strongly opposes Senate Joint Resolution 22, invalidating the final Clean Water Rule Dear Senator: We are writing today on behalf of CASS (Consortium of Aquatic Scientific Societies), a group of five scientific societies that include the American Fisheries Society, the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, the Phycological Society of America, the…

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SWS urges mayor of Ohrid to preserve Studenchista Wetland and Lake Ohrid ecosystem Authored by Jos T.A. Verhoeven, Ph.D., Society of Wetland Scientists Europe Chapter President, and supported by SWS scientists Kimberli Ponzio, James Perry, Keith Edwards, Matthew Simpson, Rob McInnes Mr. Nikola Bakračeski Mayor of the City of Ohrid Dimitar Vlahov Street No. 57…

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SWS responds to U.S. Wildlife Conservation Blue Ribbon Panel Earlier this summer, the Society received a request from a Blue Ribbon Panel on Sustaining America’s Diverse Fish and Wildlife Resources for information on how to equitably and sustainably finance fish and wildlife conservation to help prevent more species from becoming endangered. The Panel reached out to influential organizations…

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SWS supports the EPA proposed rule on waters of the U.S. Compiled by SWS members Joy Zedler, Daniel Larkin and Carter Johnson. SWS is an international membership organization of more than 3,000 wetland professionals dedicated to fostering sound wetland science, education, and management. SWS supports the EPA proposed rule on waters of the US as follows:…

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