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Final day at the office for the Northeast-Midwest Institute . . . and a clean desk, at last!

Stay in touch everyone: gormanme1@gmail.com and (mobile/text) 571-215-5671.
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Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Waterfront Bulletin for December 2015 http://ow.ly/W1HZP
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Illinois regulators follow South Dakota's lead and approve their state's portion of the Bakken Pipeline http://ow.ly/W1Fuw
Illinois has become the second state to approve a controversial interstate crude oil pipeline that is proposed to pass through Iowa.
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Cincinnati Connects proposes 42-mile bicycle, pedestrian loop to link disconnected bike trails http://ow.ly/W1CCR
Imagine getting on a bike in Hyde Park and riding downtown or riding from Price Hill to Mount Airy Forest, all on bike trails.
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NW PAssages e-magazine December 2015 http://ow.ly/W1A9n
Welcome to NW PAssages December 2015! For a downloadable/printable pdf version, email: stephen@westpamag.com. View this email in your browser · NW PAssages on Facebook. NW PAssages E-Zine ~ November 2015 unsubscribe from this list update subscription preferences.
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Field to Market releases Request for Proposals for the technical development of a revised Water Quality Metric http://ow.ly/W1wHw
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Good morning, everyone. Here is this week’s “Mississippi River Basin Water Resource Weekly News,” headlining the recently-released 2016 fiscal year federal spending bill and its intersection with Mississippi River Basin water resource issues. The Weekly News also contains the usual mix of water-related news, science and politics, so be sure to check it out sometime before the holidays encroach upon your busy lives.
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~Most of the Water News - None of the Spin~ This Week and Next In the early morning hours of Wednesday (December 16), the House Rules Committee released a 2009-page, omnibus appropriations bill that would set levels of fe...
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NOAA Weekly US drought update: much of the Plains and Mississippi Valley dryness is alleviated except in the Dakotas and adjacent Minnesota; Indiana drought remains largely unchanged http://ow.ly/wmTdv
NOTE: To view regional drought conditions, click on map above. State maps can be accessed from regional maps. The data cutoff for Drought Monitor maps is each Tuesday at 7 a.m. EST. The maps, which are based on analysis of the data, are released each Thursday at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time.
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Part of Bakken pipeline would go over publicly owned Iowa land and water, including the Des Moines and Mississippi rivers; Iowa decision due in 2016 http://ow.ly/W1EuM
DES MOINES, Iowa -- A decision on the Bakken oil pipeline won’t come until the New Year. The Iowa Utilities Board announced its timeline for making a decision Tuesday. The pipeline would stretch ac...
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Pueblo Conservancy District's Arkansas River levee work expected to resume in February http://ow.ly/W1BuL
The Pueblo Conservancy District is moving forward to find a contractor for the next phase of work to repair the Arkansas River Levee.
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EPA Announces 2015 Annual Environmental Enforcement Results

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North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) seeks nominees Administrative Council http://ow.ly/W1w7s
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Running analysis of Mississippi River Basin issues and their nexus to Federal policy
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Welcome to the Northeast-Midwest Institute's Mississippi River Basin policy analysis Google+ page, maintained by Mark Gorman of the Northeast-Midwest Institute's Mississippi River Basin Program. Here you will find musings, science, facts and opinions-both profound and mundane-about the River region, its people and natural resources, and their nexus to the Washington, DC political and policy scenes.Comments and other written contributions are always appreciated.