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Environmental Protection Agency

Reduce Monitoring Burdens Under ESA

For many projects monitors are required by entities to watch for Threatened and Endangered Species. Monitors can cost $100+ an hour. In addition dependent upon the species present, more than 1 monitor is required.

Reduction of the efforts for monitors could include: for cultural allowing a maximum of 1 monitor. For ESA reduction could include first week of work monitoring with periodic inspections, unless it is occuring... more »

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Environmental Protection Agency

Reduction of Monitoring Efforts Under Section 106

For many projects monitors are required by entities to watch for cultural resources under Section 106. Monitors can cost $100+ an hour. In addition dependent upon the cultural resource present, more than 1 monitor is required (tribal and archaelogical).

Reduction of the efforts for monitors could include: for cultural allowing a maximum of 1 monitor, unless tribal entities choose to participate/volunteer in addition... more »

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Environmental Protection Agency

Kick the Can, USA!

As summer interns in the Region 9 office of the Environmental Protection Agency, it has been exciting to see that EPA practices what it preaches! One of the best sustainability initiatives in the San Francisco office is to replace personal trash bins with larger bins in communal areas of each floor. This simple act saves money, reduces landfill waste, and gently encourages recycling.

In the EPA’s San Francisco office,... more »

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