- Latest suit over coastal damage adds to oil industry woes Updated: Feb-12-16 6:27 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Cameron Parish in southwestern Louisiana has joined the list of those suing the oil and gas industry over damage to the state's badly eroding coast.
- Federal grant to provide wetland acreage for Lake Huron park Updated: Feb-10-16 4:01 am
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - Michigan is receiving a $900,000 grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to help conserve wetlands on the coast of Lake Huron.
- Assembly approves water development, property rights bills Updated: Feb-09-16 10:56 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Shoreline property owners would have more leeway to dredge and build structures on bodies of water under legislation the Wisconsin Assembly advanced Tuesday despite concerns from minority Democrats that the proposals would harm the state's waters.
- Proposal would create wetland mitigation bank for farmers Updated: Feb-07-16 12:10 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - A proposal that's under federal review would establish a wetland mitigation credit system that could benefit farmers in South Dakota.
- New Hampshire gets $1 million to conserve Great Bay property Updated: Feb-02-16 6:57 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire is getting a $1 million federal grant to conserve the more than 1,100-acre Great Bay Estuary-Harvey Forest and Wetlands property in Epping and Nottingham counties.
- New nests for endangered bird installed at Point Mugu Updated: Feb-02-16 2:54 pm
OXNARD, California - Girl Scouts helped biologists carry nests made from palm fronds into the marsh wetlands at Naval Base Ventura County, hoping to lure an endangered bird to make its home there.
- Engineering money OK'd for Lafourche restoration projects Updated: Feb-02-16 8:04 am
THIBODAUX, Louisiana - Engineering will start on two coastal restoration projects in south Lafourche after a state-federal task force approved paying their design costs.
- Feb. 29 appeal date in coastal suit against oil companies Updated: Jan-23-16 5:04 am
NEW ORLEANS - A federal appeals court has set a Feb. 29 hearing date in a lawsuit that pits a south Louisiana flood protection board against dozens of oil companies.
- Critics say proposed Ohio EPA rules could harm wetlands Updated: Jan-20-16 9:48 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Proposed Ohio EPA rules making it easier for companies to get permits to build roads, pipelines or surface coal mines are drawing concern from critics who say the changes could harm the state's wetlands and streams.