On May 27, 2015, the
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers issued their
Clean Water Rule, defining the term “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) for
purposes of Clean Water Act jurisdiction.
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federal agencies released a report, Climate
Change Adaptation in United States Federal Natural Resource Science and
Management Agencies: A Synthesis, that describes the status of climate
change adaptation by federal agencies that study and manage land and water
resources. The report notes that much of the efforts to date consist of
collaboration to develop climate change vulnerability assessments and adaptation
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recently published in Forest Science
reports on herbicide residue concentrations in streams after operational
applications to adjacent loblolly pine plantations established with full
implementation of modern forestry best management practices.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced its intention to evaluate the
potential environmental impacts of a proposal to authorize incidental take of
migratory birds under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. The agency will be
preparing a programmatic environmental impact statement.
Headquarters Office recently relocated from Research Triangle Park, North
Carolina, to nearby Cary, a municipality between RTP and Raleigh.