2011 thru 2015

The Dirt Makes the Difference

“It’s an old idea that’s new again. There used to be a whole federal agency in the U.S. that was devoted to soil protection. Franklin D. Roosevelt said – rather dramatically, after watching the devastation of the Dust Bowl – ‘The nation that destroys its soil, destroys itself.’ Yet somehow, decades later, it feels like we are rediscovering topsoil for the 21st Century,” writes Anna Warwick Sears.

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Puget Sound Green Infrastructure Partnership unveils new Stormwater Research Center

EPA Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe (100×150)
The Partnership consists of agencies from the Tacoma and Pierce County region along with the Puyallup tribe, working to address modern challenges associated with water pollution, particularly that caused by stormwater runoff. The Center is a partnership between Washington State University and the University of Washington Tacoma Center for Urban Waters.

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