Environment

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Support of a healthy, sustainable Urban Forest in Knoxville which is managed to provide our citizens with a continuing level of economic, social, environmental and ecological benefits today and into the future.

The League of Women Voters of Sussex County considers the protection of our environment and natural resources to be a priority.  As stated on the national League's website: "The preservation of the physical, chemical and biological integrity of the earth’s ecosystem is essential for maximum protection of public health and the environment. The interrelationships of air, water and land resources should be recognized in designing environmental safeguards.

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Recommendations for June ballot from LWV California and LWV Bay Area.

Event Date: 
Apr 2 2018 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

Portage County Public Library (Pinery Room)

Join us on Monday, April 2 for a co-hosted presentation titled, "The Science and the Policy Debate of How Groundwater Pumping is Drying Lakes, Streams and Wetlands" with Dr. George Kraft, UWSP Professor Emeritus of Water Resources.

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The Sierra Club of Delaware is asking for your help in permanently banning fracking and save the Delaware River. Read more to see how you can help.

Articles Press Release

March 7, 2018

To:  Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Re:  City of Racine water diversion proposal

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Ohio has only 40 years of disposal capacity at landfills and must reduce waste using alternative methods. Solid waste reduction efforts are a service primarily provided by local governments.

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Support the philosophy that solid waste must be purposefully and systematically controlled by all levels of government.

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Support for joint, cooperative planning and administration along watershed lines and across political boundaries, and stringent water quality standards accompanied by strong implementation and enforcement.

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Support state policies and programs that emphasize the proper priority for the management of hazardous waste.

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Environment