The technique uses macroinvertebrates, and will be of interest to those familiar with, or using, the ICI in biomonitoring. Many state water quality agencies collect macroinvertebrate data as part of their monitoring, and use the ICI as a water quality measure.
- Trump Prepares to Unveil a Vast Reworking of Clean Water ProtectionsThe proposed new rule would chip away at wetlands safeguards put in place during the administration of President George H.W. Bush.
- Trump Rule Would Limit E.P.A.’s Control Over Water PollutionThe Trump administration’s proposal would significantly weaken a major Obama-era regulation on clean water, according to a talking points memo.
- The Race to Dam the HimalayasHundreds of big projects are planned for the rivers that plunge from the roof of the world.
- EPA and Army Propose New "Waters of the United States" DefinitionWASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army (Army) are proposing a clear, understandable, and implementable definition of “waters of the United States” that clarifies federal authority under the Clean Water Act.
- The Kansas City Star: Trump administration’s Waters of the United States rule gives power back to statesThe Kansas City Star By EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James December 11, 2018
- $2.57 Million in Grants Will Improve the Health of Long Island SoundPort Jefferson, N.Y. – Today, top federal and state environmental officials announced 36 grants totaling $2.57 million to local government and community groups to improve the health and ecosystem of Long Island Sound.
Maintain an association of persons involved in the protection of watersheds, water quality, and aquatic habitat and in the abatement of water pollution and aquatic habitat and watershed deterioration; Encourage improved professional and technical standards in the investigation, abatement, and regulation of water pollution, aquatic habitat, and watershed problems; Focus attention on watershed, aquatic habitat, and water quality concerns by conducting symposia, workshops and projects, collecting and assembling information for publication, and distributing results to Society members and the public; and Promote development and use of standardized procedures and techniques for investigating and regulating water quality, aquatic habitat, and watershed problems.