Under the Sea: From Cape May-Lewes Ferry to Artificial Reef

2020-10-05T14:26:44-04:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Tags: |

  by Sherilyn Lau  Have you ever wondered what’s on the ocean floor?  Or maybe you’ve thought about what type of home supports marine life such as sea whips and mussels? On the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, 26 miles due east of the Indian River Inlet in Delaware, lies a collection of retired vessels given [...]

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Lessons in Managing Stormwater

2020-04-16T15:11:15-04:00April 6th, 2018|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Tags: |

by Tom Damm Schools planning field trips to teach students about stormwater pollution may not have to travel far.  For many, the lesson is right outside their doors. School buildings and grounds are potentially big conveyors of stormwater as rain washes over their roofs, parking lots and other hard surfaces, picking up pollutants before chugging into [...]

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Small Funds Leading to Big Impacts

2020-10-05T18:11:43-04:00November 7th, 2017|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Tags: |

By Alyssa Edwards Small funds don’t always mean small impacts. As the EPA’s Environmental Justice Small Grant program has shown us, oftentimes, very small funds, when put in the hands of community-based organizations (CBOs), can achieve big results. Since the program’s inception in 1994, more than 1,400 CBOs have done just that. And we are proud [...]

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25 Years of Environmental Justice at the EPA

2020-10-06T11:13:25-04:00November 6th, 2017|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Tags: |

by Danny Gogal For a quarter of a century, the EPA has worked to address the environmental and public health concerns of minority, low-income and indigenous communities.  I have been blessed to be a part of this effort since its first steps. The Agency’s decision to establish the Office of Environmental Justice (OEJ), initially called [...]

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Joy in Mudville

2020-10-05T15:48:17-04:00October 31st, 2017|Categories: Electronic Recycing|Tags: |

by Tom Damm   If you were lucky enough to catch one of the record number of home run balls hit in Major League ballparks this year, you may have noticed that the ball didn’t look brand new – that there was some sort of film over it.  Mud to be exact. All baseballs used in [...]

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