Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

Downhill from here

Climate change will worsen infrastructure problems

New Jersey's outdated sewer infrastructure will become increasingly strained due to climate change and sea level rise, a new report finds. S.P. SULLIVAN

NJ.com

N.J. Advance Media

Problems caused by aging wastewater systems in New Jersey and New York will only get worse due to climate change and sea level rise, according to a report released today by the Center for American Progress, a progressive think tank.

READ MORE ►
 

What to do about pig waste?

National Geographic

North Carolina fights a rising tide as the pork-loving state faces challenges in protecting its water from contamination.

READ MORE ►
 

N.Y. aims to bring back oysters

The Guardian

The Bronx River oyster restoration project aims to reintroduce the mollusks that purify waters and help provide storm defenses, but pollution levels will still make them hazardous to eat.

READ MORE ►
 
  • Field Notes