Highlights of Fisheries Magazine – January 2015 In this Issue: JOURNAL SUMMARIES • Stocked Piscivores May Be Tougher Than We Thought by Jeff Schaeffer • Increasing Survival Rates of Discarded Red Snapper: Best Release Strategies by Sarah...
- Flint Water Prosecutors Drop Criminal Charges, With Plans to Keep InvestigatingProsecutors abruptly dismissed cases against state and local officials in the drinking water crisis that has plagued Flint for years.
- A New Job for Border Patrol: Rescuing Families in the Rio GrandeA rising number of families, often with young children, are crossing the Rio Grande to enter the U.S. We spoke with migrants who are making this risky decision and surrendering to Border Patrol.
- Flint Water Prosecutors Seize Former Michigan Governor’s CellphoneRick Snyder, who led the state during Flint’s water crisis, was named in a search warrant. He has not been charged with a crime.
- EPA Releases New Resource to Help States and Tribes Improve Water Quality Standard Public HearingsWASHINGTON — The U.S.
- Canada and the United States release progress report showing continuing restoration of the Great Lakes CHICAGO (June 13, 2019) – One in three Canadians and one in 10 Americans lives in the Great Lakes basin.
- EPA announces FY 2020-2023 Priorities for Enforcement and Compliance AssuranceWASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced seven enforcement and compliance assurance priority areas for fiscal years 2020-2023.
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.