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Online Conference for Coastal Communities on Impacts of Rising Water Levels

November 17 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

US Harbors is hosting a free, online conference with internationally renowned experts speaking on key aspects of rising coastal water levels. The purpose of the event is to help communities understand what is happening--and predicted to happen--with rising water-levels and learn about how to track, and plan for, these conditions.… SEE MORE

MWMC Annual Conference: Environmental Justice in a Time of Climate Change

December 2 - December 3

The Maryland Water Monitoring Council (MWMC)  is pleased to announce its 27th Annual Conference, Environmental Justice in a Time of Climate Change, on December 2-3, 2021. This virtual conference will explore themes relating to a more equitable application of strategies across communities to address the shift to a new climatic normal and… SEE MORE

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Safety 101: What to Do in a Power Outage

10/27/2021 by US Harbors

Extended power outages may impact the whole community and the economy. A power outage may: Disrupt communications, water and transportation. Close retail businesses, grocery stores, gas stations, ATMs, banks and other services. Cause food spoilage and water contamination. Prevent use of medical devices. Power Outage Tips Keep freezers and refrigerators… SEE MORE

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Study Finds Growing Potential for Toxic Algal Blooms in the Alaskan Arctic

10/27/2021 by US Harbors

Changes in the northern Alaskan Arctic ocean environment have reached a point at which a previously rare phenomenon—widespread blooms of toxic algae—could become more commonplace. These blooms potentially threaten a wide range of marine wildlife and the people who rely on local marine resources for food. That is the conclusion… SEE MORE

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Public Comment Period on Proposed Regulations Impacting Marinas

10/26/2021 by US Harbors

The Maryland Clean Marina Program would like to notify subscribers of an opportunity for interested parties to review and comment on a draft proposal to amend Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) by adopting new regulations under COMAR 26.10 Oil Pollution Control and Storage Tank Management. The draft regulatory proposal will affect marinas that… SEE MORE

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Majority in US Concerned About Climate: AP-NORC/EPIC Poll

10/26/2021 by US Harbors

By Ellen Knickmeyer, Emily Swanson and Nathan Ellgren. WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden heads to a vital U.N. climate summit at a time when a majority of Americans regard the deteriorating climate as a problem of high importance to them, an increase from just a few years ago. About 6 out… SEE MORE

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