3 results for tag: CASS


CASS Releases WOTUS Statement

American Fisheries Society ● Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation ● Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society International Association for Great Lakes Research ● North American Lake Management Society Phycological Society of America ●  Society for Freshwater Science ● Society of Wetland Scientists   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 23, 2020 Contact: Drue Winters dwinters@fisheries.org (301) 897-8616 x202   AQUATIC SCIENTISTS CRITICIZE REVISED DEFINITION OF WATERS OF THE U.S. (Bethesda, Md.) January 23, 2020 — The U.S. EPA and the Army Corps of ...

Consortium of Aquatic Science Societies (CASS) 2019: Teamwork on Multiple Fronts

The Consortium of Aquatic Science Societies, or CASS, includes 9 member societies: American Fisheries Society (AFS) Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF) Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society (FMCS) International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) Phycological Society of America (PSA) Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) The societies believe that working together broadens our scope and strengthens our impact, particularly in the areas of promot...

NALMS Signs on to Statement Regarding WOTUS Rule

As a member of the Consortium of Aquatic Science Societies (CASS), NALMS, along with eleven fellow aquatic science societies, has added its voice to comments submitted on the proposed rule to revise the definition of Waters of the United States, or WOTUS. The scientific societies, representing more than 200,000 individuals with diverse areas of expertise, "strongly oppose the proposed Rule and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Agencies) decision to re-write and rescind the science-based definitions contained in the 2015 Clean Water Rule (2015 CWR).” You may read the letter in full ...