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Nancy Stoner

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Feds to Release Plan to Clean Up Chesapeake Bay

(2) Comments | Posted September 10, 2009 | 4:13 PM

Today, officials from the EPA, the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture will be releasing reports with a series of recommendations to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay. The reports are called for under an Executive Order, signed by the president in May, that recognized the...

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A Surprise Way to Keep Our Beaches Clean: Pass a Climate Bill

(8) Comments | Posted September 1, 2009 | 4:33 PM

For the more than two decades I have been working to clean up our nation's beaches and waterways, the Clean Water Act has been the primary tool of my trade. But this year, I have a new solution to turn to: the clean energy and climate bill working its...

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Best Urban Beaches

(2) Comments | Posted August 27, 2009 | 3:19 PM

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As an urban dweller and water advocate, I love the Huffington Post's contest to rank the best city beaches in the United States. It's true that many of our coastal cities boast some spectacular, easily accessible beaches.


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NRDC's Beach Report Out Today

(5) Comments | Posted July 29, 2009 | 11:54 AM

Visit NRDCs Switchboard BlogNRDC's 19th Annual Beach Report, 5-Star Guide to 200 U.S. Beaches Out Today

When you're daydreaming about a trip to the shore this summer -- I'm guessing human or animal waste in the waves that can send you running to the...

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Tips for a Healthy Trip to the Beach this Memorial Day

(0) Comments | Posted May 19, 2009 | 12:31 PM

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It's that time of year again -- Memorial Day -- the official start to the summer season and opening day at the beach!  Before you dip into the water, though, you should be aware that swimming at your local beach...

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