IAN in the Media

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You are browsing all 261 articles featuring Bill Dennison. You can browse/search by year/month, and search terms to view other articles in the database.


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WBOC (Salisbury) Television (Mon 29 Feb, 2016)
New Report Indicates Rapid Sea Level Rise in 20th Century
Staff quoted: Bill Dennison
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A new report shows that sea level rise was higher in the past 100 years than at any other time in the previous 2,700 years. Those effects are felt even more here on Delmarva, where not only is the sea level rising---the land is sinking.


Bay Journal (Wed 17 Feb, 2016)
New web site aims to help public track Bay restoration
Staff quoted: Bill Dennison
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People wanting to know if the Bay is being saved now have a handy new place online where they can check.


World Wildlife Magazine (Mon 15 Feb, 2016)
What's a river worth? In Colombia's portion of the Orinoco River Basin, a cross section of society converges to assess a river's health
Staff quoted: Simon Costanzo, Bill Dennison
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Early in the morning, the Orinoco River looks more like a mirror than a bustling lifeline. Soft pinks and purples hang from wispy clouds, turning two boats' joint wake into a riffling painter's palette. The expedition members—which include a local boat captain, a Colombian conservationist, a US-based academic, and a water resources engineer from WWF—cling to the metal rims of their vessels, staring intensely at the horizon.


Think Progress (Wed 3 Feb, 2016)
A Proposed Maryland Law Wants To Make Big Chicken Producers Responsible For Dealing With Their Poop
Staff quoted: Bill Dennison
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The Delmarva Peninsula, which juts out into the Atlantic Ocean along the eastern edge of Maryland, is a poultry producing hot spot. Home to industry giant Perdue, the country's third-largest chicken producer, it's also one of the most densely concentrated areas in the United States for industrial chicken farming. In 2014, according to industry statistics, Maryland produced 287,800,000 chickens — 48 chickens for every Maryland resident.


WBOC (Salisbury) Television (Sun 6 Dec, 2015)
Horn Point Scientists Tells WBOC Cause and Effect Of Clear Chesapeake Bay Waters
Staff quoted: Bill Dennison
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CAMBRIDGE, Md.- If you've set foot near the shores of the Chesapeake Bay this fall, you may have noticed something. The water is extraordinarily clear. Earlier this week, WBOC spoke with Dr. Bill Dennison at Horn Point Labs in Cambridge, and asked him what caused the unusually clear water, what the benefits could be, and if this is the new norm in the Chesapeake Bay.


Think Progress (Wed 18 Nov, 2015)
Environmentalists Want This State To Take Chicken Poop Out Of Its Clean Energy Plan
Staff quoted: Bill Dennison
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As the Maryland state legislature prepares for a new session in early January, environmental activists want lawmakers to cut the crap — out of the state's renewable portfolio standards.


The Diamondback (Wed 14 Oct, 2015)
Chesapeake Bay health improves, Center for Environmental Science says
Staff quoted: Bill Dennison
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The Chesapeake Bay earned its highest health score since 2002 last year, according to data from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, but researchers still gave the body of water a C in its latest evaluation.


Long Island Press (Thu 8 Oct, 2015)
Long Island Sound Sicker and Healthier Than We Think, Study Reveals
Staff quoted: Bill Dennison
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This summer an important environmental study of Long Island Sound came out that could—and should—play a vital role in its preservation and provide a model for protecting other estuaries around the world. The findings surprised even the scientists working on the research, myself included. They underscore the remarkable opportunities and challenges affecting the Sound.


American Live Wire (Wed 1 Jul, 2015)
Grading System Introduced to Distinguish Clean Water In Long Island Sound
Staff quoted: Bill Dennison
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Waterways face a wide variety of threats, including excess nitrogen from farms, suburbs and cities, toxic algal blooms, failing septic systems, litter, power plant water, pollution and climate change throughout the U.S. The clean water proponents, government officials, communities and scientists use a number of different tactics and tools to confront these challenges and to increase awareness to these threats and bring about improvements in ecological health. One clever course to take is a report card – like the one recently released for the Long Island Sound.


Newsday (Mon 8 Jun, 2015)
Environmental report: Water quality of extreme western Long Island Sound gets failing grade
Staff quoted: Bill Dennison
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The extreme western portion of Long Island Sound is suffering from high nitrogen levels, low oxygen and cloudy water but the 1 million-acre system grows healthier in eastern portions where tidal flushing is more prominent.



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