Vermont Business Magazine The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is extending the public comment period on the Phosphorus Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for the twelve Vermont segments of Lake Champlain until October 15, 2015. On August 14, 2015, EPA made the phosphorus TMDLs for the Vermont segments of Lake Champlain available for public comment. The comment period was set to expire on September 15, 2015. In response to requests for additional time, EPA is extending the comment period for 30 additional days, until October 15, 2015. Further information and copies of the Lake Champlain TMDLs may be obtained on-line at http://www.epa.gov/region1/eco/tmdl/lakechamplain.html(link is external) or by requesting a copy from the contact listed below. Comments may be submitted via the US Mail or by email to the contact listed below. Copies of the documents listed in the “References” section of the TMDLs may also be obtained from the contact below. Following the close of the comment period, the EPA Regional Administrator will issue a final decision and transmit the final TMDLs to the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, Department of Environmental Conservation. For further information or to submit comments please contact: Stephen Perkins, Lake Champlain TMDL Project Manager U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 1 – New England 5 Post Office Square, Suite 100 Mail Code OEP06-3 Boston, MA 02109-3912 Phone: (617) 918-1501 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org(link sends e-mail)
‘Step In our Shoes’ – Dr. Carla Barnett Sep 10, 2020 NASA Features Belizean Scientist, Emil Cherrington and… You may be interested in… Warnings of high surf, large waves, rip currents and floods have been issued several Member States, but there is no tsunami alert for the Region, contrary to information that has been circulating that some 30 countries are on tsunami alert following a large earthquake in Costa Rica. High tides and unusually large waves were also registered in Barbados, The Bahamas and Dominica. Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… Make COVID Recovery ‘a true turning point’ for people and… Sep 4, 2020 Greater Focus on Regional Agriculture Over the past few weeks, the Caribbean has been experiencing unusually high tides, massive waves, flooding and coastal erosion. Even as preparations are underway for the upcoming hurricane season that is predicted to be another active one, concern is high across the Region at the manifestation of the changing climate. Late February, coastal erosion resulted in the collapse of about 18 000 square metres, the destruction of homes and the evacuation of families in Cedros, a seaside area in Trinidad and Tobago. The Trinidad Express in an editorial on 1 March, 2018, said that there were reports that waves from the sea were climbing higher, pounding the shore, and causing severe undermining. In Guyana last week, unusually large waves slammed the sea defence along the West Coast of Demerara, and caused heavy flooding in surrounding areas. Reflections on Climate Resilience in the Caribbean and indications for innovative Approaches(Global Frontier Advisory and Development Services (GOFAD), 13 September) The Bahamas tragedy following the devastating effects of Hurricane Dorian has brought into stark reality the unrelenting havoc that natural disasters have wreaked on the Caribbean Region in recent years. The Special Report on Climate Change and Land ( SRCCL) from…September 18, 2019In “Indepth”UPDATE on Hurricane Dorian and The Bahamas Tragedy(GOFAD, 6 September 2019) Since this Blog was written on Tuesday September 3, the death toll has risen to 30 and the extend of the damage is captured in the video link below . According to Dr Duane Sands , Minister of Health the mortality rate is likely to be…September 9, 2019In “Features”Stakes high for CARICOM at COP21(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) “Unless we can get the countries that are the major emitters of green house gases to commit to more ambitious reductions, the Caribbean will be confronted with more extreme storms and hurricanes, more frequent and prolonged droughts, dangerous sea-level rise that will wash away…November 28, 2015In “Anguilla”Share this on WhatsApp Oct 7, 2020 Sep 3, 2020
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Isco’s first LaLiga goal of the season helped Real Madrid to a battling 4-1 win at Osasuna on Sunday.The hosts deservedly hit the front at a bristling El Sadar thanks to Unai Garcia’s header, but Isco finished with aplomb in the 33rd minute.Sergio Ramos’ knack for vital goals came up trumps for Zinedine Zidane once more before the interval, and Madrid now lead Barcelona by six points at the summit.Substitutes Lucas Vazquez and Luka Jovic made sure of that state of affairs before Quique Setien takes Barca to face his old employers Real Betis in the day’s late kick-off.Right-back Nacho Vidal fizzed a 20-yard shot narrowly wide inside the first minute to serve notice of Osasuna’s intentions before Jose Arnaiz and Ruben Garcia raided down the right-hand side of Madrid’s defence to go close.It meant the 14th-minute opener was on the cards when it arrived – Unai Garcia stooping to head home Ruben Garcia’s corner.Madrid’s most immediate route back into the match appeared to be Osasuna keeper Sergio Herrera, who twice darted from his goal and was indebted to last-ditch clearances from shots by Karim Benzema and Dani Carvajal.Herrera was more conventionally placed but had no chance when Isco dispatched a looping ball on the volley after Gareth Bale’s attempt was blocked.Casemiro atoned for his poor marking on Osasuna’s goal by heading Luka Modric’s corner back across goal for Ramos to make it 2-1.Unai Garcia got in the way of Benzema’s goalbound 49th-minute effort from a Modric cutback, and Osasuna kept scrapping away – Casemiro turning Ruben Garcia’s shot behind after Nacho Vidal ransacked Isco.The playmaker was certainly more at home in the opposition half and a sharp low stop from Herrera kept out an Isco snapshot before Vazquez replaced Bale.The Spain winger benefitted from Benzema’s unselfish 84th-minute pass, while Modric and Federico Valverde combined for Jovic to rifle in his second LaLiga goal – and first since October – in stoppage time.Inigo Perez rattling Thibaut Courtois crossbar showed Osasuna’s spirit remained intact until the last.Madrid might not have been at their best here, but it does not matter. Barcelona’s uncertain start to life under Setien will now continue with them eyeing a mounting deficit when they kick-off at Estadio Benito Villamarin. Anything more than three points for the Blaugrana and this weekend will come to appear pivotal in the title battle.He is certainly not to everyone’s taste, but if you’re a fan, this was time to enjoy some pure, unadulterated, hook-it-to-my-veins Sergio Ramos. Madrid were lucky to be level when Ramos decided to begin a prolonged argument with any Osasuna player willing to listen. The trap of distraction was set for the corner to come and the unmarked skipper proceeded to mock his opponents by sucking his thumb and blowing kisses in celebration. In a title race that could be scrapped for until the last, Madrid have the ideal man leading the charge.Claiming an assist for Isco’s equaliser would be ambitious, but Bale needs all he can get at Madrid right now. Granted only a 10th LaLiga start this term, the Wales star volleyed into the side-netting and headed over from Carvajal deliveries before half-time. They were, at best, half-chances but Bale’s dwindling standing with Zidane means he now needs something special every time an opportunity comes his way.