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Yesterday, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that district courts across the country -- not the circuit courts--should be the first to hear the merits of cases regarding the 2015 Clean Water Rule. In 2015, the Sixth Circuit stayed the Clean Water Rule nationwide. Pending the outcome of litigation [ READ MORE... ]
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Well, for clarification, let me add that this photo was taken off my deck. In Colorado. At 8,300 feet in elevation. On Jan. 18. At 4:30 in the afternoon. I know many of you in the East have had a brutally cold and snowy winter. We could sure use some of that. Just don't tell me climate change is a [ READ MORE... ]
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Photo courtesy of Brodie Buchanan, Hatch Magazine. While the East Coast has been in the grips of a brutal winter, many here in the West are wondering when winter's actually going to start. From Montana to Colorado, snowfall accumlation is down quite a bit, and winter temperatures are up, spurring [ READ MORE... ]
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The new film “A River’s Reckoning,” produced by conservation groups Trout Unlimited and American Rivers, premiered Saturday at the 16th Annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival in Nevada City, Calif., one of the nation’s most popular and prestigious environmental film festivals.The film, an [ READ MORE... ]
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TU does more work than any other organization in the country to make fishing better. For example, in Mill Creek, a tributary to the Russian River in California, we worked for seven years with our partners to remove a dam to reopen 14 miles of critical spawning habitat for imperiled Coho salmon. [ READ MORE... ]
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blog BY chris_wood ON December 23 - 1 COMMENTS
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By Chris Wood Last week, I had an hour between meetings in Carmel, California, so I called Tim Frahm, who directs our CA coastal steelhead work. He invited me to look at a project that Christy Fischer, his spouse, and he had worked on. Over chicken sandwiches they told me a riveting story about how [ READ MORE... ]
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Editors note: Every Friday, our science junkies over at Trout Unlimited's Wild Steelhead Initiative give us an inside look at what's happening in the world of steelhead science. During the Holidays, we're running the best of those Science Friday pieces on the TU blog. If you've ever spent any time [ READ MORE... ]
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The Appalachian Stewardship Foundation funded a three-year project to assess Morgantown, WV's energy usage and evaluate how to reduce pollution. The city has voted to adhere to the Paris Climate Accord. By Larry Harris For decades, Appalachia has been ravaged by coal and natural gas production, and [ READ MORE... ]
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By Jim Wilson On Oct. 16, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed to repeal the Clean Power Plan, which is designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the electric utility sector. The CPP was originally promulgated in 2015, and was expected to reduce carbon emissions in this country by [ READ MORE... ]
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Remote sensing is being used to measure improvement in Lahontan cutthroat trout habitat in Nevada. By Dan Dauwalter, Kurt Fesenmyer and Helen Neville Have you ever assisted your local DNR biologist with a painstaking habitat survey on your favorite trout stream where you tediously measured the [ READ MORE... ]
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