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Federal government announces $30 million for dam removal and other projects to help salmon in WA

Federal government announces $30 million for dam removal and other projects to help salmon in WA

Projects to help fish navigate Washington’s rivers could get a boost of more than $30 million from the federal government. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Wednesday announced $105 million for 36 new fish passage projects across the United States, including funds for culvert and dam removal projects, and studies to mitigate barriers to …

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Canada's top five federal contaminated sites will cost taxpayers billions to clean up

Canada’s top five federal contaminated sites will cost taxpayers billions to clean up

YELLOW KNIFE – At an estimated cost of $4.38 billion, the cleanup of Giant Mine, one of Canada’s most contaminated sites, is also expected to be the costliest federal environmental cleanup in the country’s history. The figure, recently approved by the Treasury Board of Canada, covers costs from 2005 to 2038, when active remediation at …

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Interior and Agriculture Ministries Announce Federal Council Members to Support Hunting and Conservation Efforts

Interior and Agriculture Ministries Announce Federal Council Members to Support Hunting and Conservation Efforts

Date: Friday, September 23, 2022Contact: Interior_Press@ios.doi.gov WASHINGTON – In advance of National Game and Fish Day on September 24, the US Departments of the Interior and Agriculture today announced 18 members of the Game and Wildlife Conservation Council. “Hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts have some of the deepest connections to wildlife and form the foundation …

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