Comments on: Expedition Day 4 Finale: I Now Call the Chesapeake My Homeā€¦Do You? http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/09/expedition-day-4/ The EPA Blog Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:03:35 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.1 By: Anthony Hunter http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/09/expedition-day-4/#comment-20394 Sun, 12 Dec 2010 04:04:50 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=4039#comment-20394 Thanks for the great post. I will tell my friends about your page. Thanks again…

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By: Andrei http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/09/expedition-day-4/#comment-20393 Wed, 17 Nov 2010 08:25:15 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=4039#comment-20393 This is a very attractive segment, gave me a lot of help, thank you for sharing, hope you can update more and better stories.

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By: Eva Pogorzelski http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/09/expedition-day-4/#comment-20392 Sat, 25 Sep 2010 01:31:07 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=4039#comment-20392 I absolutely believe your doing a wonderful thing by trying to cleaning up the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Basin. I also enjoy cleaning up in my area Yardley Pa. I try and get family, friends also the public to help make a difference. Amazingly world of differences. Keep going…!

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By: Paul http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/09/expedition-day-4/#comment-20391 Fri, 17 Sep 2010 23:30:29 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=4039#comment-20391 Looks like a great first adventure. I didn’t realize how polluted the
bay actually is.

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By: David Beaudreau http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/09/expedition-day-4/#comment-20390 Wed, 15 Sep 2010 13:12:59 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=4039#comment-20390 Pete!

Strong work! I’m glad you got to experience the Bay first hand like this. I’m hoping that the efforts there will translate into cleanup in the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Basin.

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By: Tina Chen http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/09/expedition-day-4/#comment-20389 Tue, 14 Sep 2010 17:01:39 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=4039#comment-20389 Another great source of information on the Chesapeake Bay and progress of state and local activities, please visit ChesepakeStat: http://stat.chesapeakebay.net/

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By: Maria http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/09/expedition-day-4/#comment-20388 Tue, 14 Sep 2010 14:28:55 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=4039#comment-20388 Wow, Pete! Great article! Thank you for sharing about your experience and the insight you gained. It sounds like an amazing experience.

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By: Nicky Michelle http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/09/expedition-day-4/#comment-20387 Tue, 14 Sep 2010 06:13:55 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=4039#comment-20387 As I got into this article on Greenversation, I felt the excitement and its intensity for the cause to experience our natural habitat in rare form. This was positive expression from the hearts and minds of unknowingly individuals combining knowledge with experience. O.k. now take a good bath and keep up the dirty work.

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By: Ameet http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/09/expedition-day-4/#comment-20386 Tue, 14 Sep 2010 02:23:26 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=4039#comment-20386 Nice blog entry. Not my circle of competence in terms of what could
work, but from an economics viewpoint, I wonder what set of incentives
appealing to people’s short term and long term interests could work to
reduce pollution in the bay and other watersheds. Since appealing to
people’s self interest is probably what will do the trick (and probably
it would be a combination of positive and negative incentives).

For example, one point to note is the comment on suburban sprawl. Why do people want to move to areas near the watershed that threaten it? Or to phrase it in a different way, what is driving them to choose those areas over others? Cost of living? Better commute despite traffic? Knowing what drives that behavior would help in designing incentives to both protect the watershed and meet the needs of people who are considering living in the area.

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By: Peter Fargo http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/09/expedition-day-4/#comment-20385 Tue, 14 Sep 2010 00:33:06 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=4039#comment-20385 “People are our business, and our business is people.” I think this phrase applies to EPA as well as it does to any organization. Our mission is to protect human health and the environment — essentially, our human and natural resources. How do we do it? By building leaders at all levels of the Agency and actively partnering with other organizations at all levels of governance and business. Thanks for the vote of confidence! I’m glad to hear that our Expedition is already serving as a useful model.

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