July 29, 2021

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Water news as it happens!


NASA spin-off aims to clean the world's contaminated soil, sediment and groundwater, forever
Interview with Ian Doromal, co-founder of ecoSpears, on the green technologies his company has developed for remediation

Environment-friendly commercial aviation that requires no roads or airports
Interview with Mark Dorey, CEO Straightline Aviation


With the Flow
NYS Watershed Report for the Week of July 19-25, 2021

Previous Reports


Maine outlaws PFAS in products with pioneering law
Maine legislators passed a law [on July 15] that bans toxic chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, in nearly all products by 2030, a move environmentalists said is the first such legislation by a U.S. state.


Corporations are responsible for cleaning up their industrial mess but should they set the standards?
If responsible sources of contamination pay for and conduct the remediation it allows the responsible party to target the absolute minimum in terms of cleanup. Akwasasne Part 2. (PCBs).
Click on links below

TODAY Watersheds Toxic Algae Counties Nine Nations Investigative

Western New York Finger Lakes Southern Tier Central New York North Country Mohawk Valley Capital District Hudson Valley New York City Long Island


WATERSHEDS Complete data on NY watersheds, including population, rivers, streams, reservoirs, regulators and community water systems. Click on links below.

Watershed Basics   All Regions   Northwest    Southwest   Central   Northeast


INFRASTRUCTURE - A look at New York infrastructure by the numbers

Toxic Algae

DEC/DOH overview of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) in New York

Harmful Algae Blooms Report for week of July 5

The Health of Water

Water Cohesion and all that Quantum Jazz

Changing The Water Narrative Fusing Indigenous & Non-Indigenous Perspectives

The natural energy of water



First low orbit launch site in Canada. Lift-off 2023!

Interview with Steve Matier, CEO and Spaceport Developer, Maritime Launch Services

Columbia physicist says forethought saved NYC billions in wake of Sandy

Dr. Klaus Jacob on his experience of Sandy, how we should adapt to sea level rise, and the dire consequences if we don't.

Bill to ban wind turbines on freshwater lakes in NY

Senator Borello's Bill establishes a moratorium on permanent or semi-permanent wind turbines.


How Mega Corps contaminated community's land and water since 1903
The contaminants left behind by General Motors, Alcoa and Reynolds impact Akweswasne's water, wildlife and people to this day. Akwasasne Part 1.

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