AP: Sioux Falls starts campaign against dog poop

Associated Press Staff Writers June 02, 2014 Sioux Falls is using $11,500 in federal, state and city money to persuade dog owners to do a better job cleaning up after their pets. The Argus Leader reports (http://argusne.ws/1l0cPFI ) that the will money will pay for billboards, radio spots and other messaging to explain the

Doody-Free Water Project Donates 15,000 Dog Waste Bags to Raleigh NC Parks

With sights set on keeping Raleigh’s waterways free of dog waste pollution, the Doody-Free Water Project is donating 15,000 dog waste bags to area parks and greenways.

ABC Boston: Dog poop may be to blame for Rockland, Maine pollution

ABC Boston News Staff Jul 09, 2014 ROCKLAND, Maine —The levels of E. coli bacteria in the waters off Rocklands Snow Marine Park are sky high and officials think dog poop is the culprit. The citys pollution control director, Terry Pinto, says recent water quality testing by the town and the state found dangerously

CBS New York: North Hills, L.I. Approves Law Requiring Residents To Clean Up After Dogs On Own Property

CBS New York News Staff July 17, 2014 NORTH HILLS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The village of North Hills, Long Island, has approved a law requiring homeowners to clean up after their dogs – even on their own property. The North Hills mayor’s office confirmed to CBS 2 that the law passed Wednesday night by

Alaska Public Media: Fecal Bacteria Contaminates Many Anchorage Waterways

Alaska Public Media Joaquin Palomino July 25, 2014 Fecal pollution has many possible sources, such as leaking septic systems, homeless camps, and duck droppings. But Cherie Northon, executive director of the Anchorage Waterways Council, says the most common vector is probably dogs. “There are about 70,000 dogs in urban Anchorage,” she says. “Every dog is

DCist: City Is Now Posting Pick Up After Your Dog Signs

DCist Sarah Anne Hughes Jul 30, 2014 The D.C. government is now posting signs warning dog owners to pick up their pets poop or face big fines. The signs are a joint collaboration between the District Department of the Environment, Department of Transportation and Department of Public Works, with DDOE taking the lead and