Texas Environmental Clean Water Organizations

Learn and get involved. Here's a list of organizations in Texas working to keep your state's environment clean and healthy for all >>

New York Environmental Clean Water Organizations

Learn and get involved. Here's a list of organizations in New York working to keep your state's environment clean and healthy for all >>

SF Gate: Eco-friendly disposal of dog waste: bag or flush?

Experts say: Proper disposal of dog waste isn’t just about keeping streets and parks clean; it’s a minimum requirement for ensuring public health. Robert Reed, Recology’s public relations manager, points out that “when it rains, fecal waste from pets winds up in storm drains, creeks and eventually the bay.”

San Diego Community News Group: City canine pollutants marring Dog Beachs illustrious exterior

Dog Beach, then, isn’t without its hazards. And, according to the city’s Storm Water Division (the agency charged with monitoring dog waste pollutants), one of those drawbacks originates from the enemy within as fecal traces threaten to enter the city’s storm-drain system untreated and travel into the beaches, bays and lagoons.

Community Voice: Picking up after pet the healthy thing to do

There are 78 million dogs in the United States today. They eat and then each eliminates almost a pound of poop every day. The resulting 3.6 billion pounds of dog poop produced in a year can fill 800 footballs fields, one foot deep. This is no small nuisance...

California Environmental Clean Water Organizations

Learn and get involved. Here's a list of organizations in California working to keep your state's environment clean and healthy for all >>

Mount Shasta Herald: Coaches: Pet waste on city ball field is a health issue

Dunsmuir has a mess on its hands and on its City Park ball field. The problem stems from dog droppings left behind. Dunsmuir High School football coaches have reported that their players and others have come up off the ground after a tackle smeared. The issue pits dog owners’ access to the...

Capital Gazette: Chesapeake Bay Foundation: Stormwater a growing threat

One inch of rainfall on one acre of pavement causes enough polluted runoff to fill most backyard swimming pools. About 10,000 acres are paved each year in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. These figures were in a Chesapeake Bay Foundation report released Monday that calls runoff pollution a “growing threat”...

ABC News 11: Pets could be banned from Raleigh parks

A Raleigh City Council committee will consider banning dogs from sections of public parks Tuesday. The move comes after residents complained about dogs not being on leashes and animal waste that was left on athletic fields. Michael Marino and his friends have been coming out...

Steamboat Today: Dogs Eye View: Reaching critical mass

Most of us are environmentally conscious. We recycle, leave no footprint when we camp, take our own bags to the grocery store and purchase environmentally friendly products. We work at respecting our Earth and preserving our planet for future generations. On top of that, we are critically aware of large-scale contamination and things such as the affect of oil...