Watershed Watch: June 2015


Our Watershed Watch feature is dedicated to sharing our partners’ and others latest research and reports as well as local, regional and national news. Here is the rundown for June, 2015.

Clean Water Rule

US EPA New Clean Water Rule
by: US EPA
In late May the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army finalized the Clean Water Rule to better clearly protect from pollution and degradation the streams and wetlands that form the foundation of the nation’s water resources.

Read the Full Details here.
Read the Press Release here.

Report Covers


Two New Climate Reports for New Hampshire
By: Climate Solutions New England

Building upon previous work by Climate Solutions New England, these two reports build upon a scientific foundation for how to best plan for and adapt to our changing climate.

Read Climate Change & Human Health in New HampshireHERE

Read Sea-Level Rise, Storm Surges, and Extreme Precipitation in Coastal New Hampshire HERE.

PREP is part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Estuary Program, a joint program between local, state and federal agencies established under the Clean Water Act with the goal of protecting and enhancing nationally significant estuarine resources. PREP is supported in part by an EPA matching grant and is housed within the School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering at the University of New Hampshire.