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Sierra Club – This Week’s Environmental Saboteur AwardBrent Fewell, , Agriculture and Environment, Agriculture, anaerobic digester, Ben Grumbles, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Governor Hogan, MACO, Maryland Association of Counties, NRCS, Senator Madaleno, Sierra Club, 0
Before you write that next check to the Sierra Club, consider this sad tale from the State of Maryland....
White House Announces New Water Innovation InitiativeReed Watson, , Climate Change, Agriculture, Central Valley Project, climate change, drought, infrastructure, Natural Resource Investment Center, private investment, Secretary Jewell, subsidies, water efficiency, water innovation, 0
Contributors: Reed Watson and Brent Fewell This week the White House announced a new water innovation initiative on the...
Maryland’s “Chesapeake Bay Cabinet” will Promote Innovation and Collaboration to Restore the BayBrent Fewell, , The Environment and Politics, Agriculture, Alison Prost, Bay Cabinet, Ben Grumbles, CBF, Charlie Evans, Chesapeake Bay, environmental protection, flush tax, Joe Bartenfelder, Larry Hogan, market-based environmentalism, Maryland, water pollution, 2
Even before taking office there is heightened optimism surrounding Governor-elect, Larry Hogan, and his new administration in Maryland. Hogan won election decisively on...
Environmental Regulation in Small TownsMike Linder, , EPA, Agriculture, community, environmental regulations, Lincoln, Nebraska, Omaha, small town living, 0
There is an interesting and important demographic shift taking place in my state. And, it isn’t only my state...
Steady Progress in the ORB Means Improvements in the Gulf of MexicoBrent Fewell, , Featured Article, Water Issues, Agriculture, David Schoenbrod, dead zone, Edmund Burke, EPA, EPRI, government, Gulf of Mexico, hypoxia, Jessica Fox, Laura Huggins, little platoons, market-based environmentalism, Ohio River Basin, Roger Pielke Jr., Roger Scruton, Ted Nordhaus, Tracy Mehan, USDA, water quality trading, 0
Many of you have probably detected a theme and undertone to this blog. That is, for us to fix...
Celebrating Aldo Leopold’s 127th BirthdayLaura Huggins, , Conservative Conservationism, Agriculture, Aldo Leopold, conservation, Conservation Economics, environmental stewardship, environmentalism, federal subsidies, Greener Than Thou, harmony with land, land ethic, Land Pathology, PERC, private property, public ownership, Terry Anderson, The Essential Aldo Leopold, The Round River, 1
Aldo Leopold is considered an icon of the environmental movement―primarily for his call for a heightened environmental consciousness in...
Protecting Water Resources While Safeguarding Against Government OverreachBrent Fewell, , Water Issues, Agriculture, agriculture conservation, Clean Water Act, DOJ, environmental protection, EPA, EPA's Private Problem, government overreach, Jillian Kay Melchior, Jonathan Turley, nonpoint source pollution, NRO, privacy, Richard Epstein, rise of fourth branch of government, Sackett, Safe Drinking Water Act, smart farming, water resource protection, West Virginia Water Spill, 4
Lots to cover on the water front this week, from the spill in West Virginia causing over 300,000 to...
Enhancing Water Quality Through Agricultural ConservationAlex Echols, , Agriculture and Environment, agricultural economics, Agriculture, conservation, cost share, feeding the world, incentives, investment, NRCS, smart farming, USDA, water quality, world population, 1
One of the things that U.S. Department of Agriculture has done well, is to recognize that when they cost...
As Important as DirtBrent Fewell, , Agriculture and Environment, Agriculture, Aldo Leopold, ELI, farmers, John Cruden, land ethic, Mississippi River, soil management, soil productivity, Stanley Trimble, Tracy Mehan, 0
Finally got around to picking up Jared Diamond’s book, Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed (2005), an exposition...
Water Might be Undervalued, But It Ain’t OverratedBrent Fewell, , EPA, Water Issues, Agriculture, economy, energy production, Importance of Water to U.S. Economy, Nancy Stoner, Value of Water, 0
Linking to a new EPA report hot off the press titled, Importance of Water to the U.S. Economy, which...
Health of Our Nation’s Streams – “B+” or “D-“Brent Fewell, , EPA, Water Issues, Agriculture, Chesapeake Bay, Cuyahoga River, ecological health, Gulf of Mexico, nation's streams, nutrients, rivers, sewage treatment plants, USGS, water impairments, water quality, waters of the U.S., 0
We’ve come a long way in the U.S. since our rivers used to catch on fire. Here’s a picture of...
The Farm Bill – Perhaps a Moment for Liberals and Conservatives to Hold HandsBrent Fewell, , Agriculture and Environment, Agriculture, American Farmland Trust, Andrew McElwaine, conservation, environmental, Farm Bill, Grist, Heritage, Nathanael Johnson, Senate, Senator John Heinz, Ted Cruz, 0
By Brent Fewell Seems no one except special interest is happy with the Senate’s version of the Farm Bill passed today and...
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