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    • Wetland mitigation sign

    • Wetland mitigation sign
    • Environmental Sciences; Environmental quality; Habitat conservation; Industries; Land development; Pollution control; Public policies; Signs; Wetland restoration; Wetlands; Wildlife refuges;
    • Sign says: ... Wetlands Mitigation, Virginia Power, Mt. Storm Power Station; Authorized by the West Virginia Water Resources Section, Division of Environmental Protection, Virginia Power is constructing a double-lined FGD (scrubber) by-product...
    • Warning sign for poisoned lakes

    • Warning sign for poisoned lakes
    • Environmental Sciences; Contaminants;Environmental quality;Pollutants;Pollution, Water;Scientific personnel (USFWS);Sampling
    • Warning sign saying "No Hunting Ducks or Geese - Lakes Poisoned By Selenium."
    • Litter in National Willdlife Refuge

    • Litter in National Willdlife Refuge
    • Environmental Sciences; Contaminants; Environmental quality; Habitat conservation; Human impacts; Pollutants; Wildlife refuges;
    • Trash is sometimes dumped on national wildlife refuges. Here is an example of where people have dumped household refuse at a refuge. This requires additional resources to clean up an haul away these materials.
    • Dead bird in oil pit

    • Dead bird in oil pit
    • Environmental Sciences; Birds; Contaminants; Environmental quality; Human impacts; Oil production; Oil spills; Petroleum industry; Pollutants; Oil production;
    • Gloved hand pointing to bird carcass covered in thick oil in oil pit.
    • Public health warning sign

    • Public health warning sign
    • Environmental Sciences; Contaminants; Environmental quality; Fishing; Human impacts; Hunting; Lakes; Pollutants; Pollution, Water; Waterfowl; Wildlife impacts; Signs;
    • Public health warning sign for elevated levels of selenium in fish and waterfowl taken from the Stewart Lake Waterfowl Management Area in Stewart, Utah, posted by the Utah Department of Health.
    • Subsurface drain outlet

    • Subsurface drain outlet
    • Environmental Sciences; Contaminants; Environmental quality; Erosion; Human impacts; Pollutants; Pollution, Water; Water management;
    • Subsurface drain outlet with liquid running out and surrounding erosion. Vertical.
    • Mine remediation

    • Mine remediation
    • Environmental Sciences; Contaminants; Ecosystem recovery; Environmental quality; Habitat restoration; Industries; Mineral industry; Mining; Mountains;
    • Mountain top removal also called strip mining causes damage to hillside. This image is remediation to mitigate damage done to the environment in Gallatin National Forest from past strip mining practices.
    • Videographer recording acid mine runoff

    • Videographer recording acid mine runoff
    • Environmental Sciences; Chemical spills; Contaminants; Environmental quality; Human impacts; Industries; Mineral industry; Mining; Pollutants; Pollution, Water; Rivers and streams; Water pollution;
    • Videographer recording effects of acid mine runoff in stream in Preston County, West Virginia.
    • Oil well pollution

    • Oil well pollution
    • Environmental Sciences; Contaminants; Environmental quality; Equipment; Human impacts; Industries; Oil production; Oil spills; Petroleum industry; Pollutants; Soil degradation;
    • Oil well head and surrounding oil pollution on ground in Park County, Wyoming. Vertical.
    • Irrigation runoff

    • Irrigation runoff
    • Environmental Sciences; Agriculture; Environmental quality; Erosion; Farms and farming; Human impacts; Ranching; Soil conservation; Soil management; Water conservation; Water management;
    • Water loss and erosion from irrigation runoff due to unregulated watering.
    • Volunteers seining

    • Volunteers seining
    • Environmental Sciences; Aquatic environments; Environmental quality; Volunteers;
    • Two Fish and Wildlife Service volunteers with logo seining for aquatic life in refuge waters.
    • Volunteers seining

    • Volunteers seining
    • Environmental Sciences; Aquatic environments; Environmental quality; Volunteers;
    • Fish and Wildlife Service volunteers with logo seining for aquatic life in refuge waters. Vertical.
    • Sand and gravel mining

    • Sand and gravel mining
    • Environmental Sciences; Aerial photography; Contaminants; Environmental quality; Erosion; Human impacts; Industries; Mineral industry; Mining; Pollutants; Pollution, Water; Public policies; Rivers and streams; Soil degradation; Water pollution;
    • Aerial view of sand and gravel mine at edge of river, showing environmental damage hidden from public view by tree lines, and siltation of river due to runoff and erosion. Near towns of Hartland and Plainfield, Vermont.
    • Power lines and train tracks in National Wildlife Refuge

    • Power lines and train tracks in National Wildlife Refuge
    • Environmental Sciences; Automobiles; Buildings, facilities and structures; City environments; Environmental quality; Habitat conservation; Habitat fragmentation; Human impacts; Industries; Public access; Roads; Trains; Transportation; Wetlands;...
    • Power lines and train tracks with interstate highways in background, all in wetlands at the edge of the National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Oil field pollution

    • Oil field pollution
    • Environmental Sciences; Biologists (USFWS);Contaminants;Environmental quality;Oil spills;Petroleum industry;Pollution, Water
    • Commercial oil field water holding facility. Excavated area for water, with oil-covered banks, corroded drain pipes and pieces of machinery, and oil-covered skim on water.
    • Duck carcass

    • Duck carcass
    • Environmental Sciences; Aquatic birds; Birds; Contaminants;Pollution control;Environmental quality; Lakes; Migratory birds; Waterfowl;
    • Duck carcass laying near dry shore of Rasmus Lee Lake in Wyoming.
    • Mussel research by Fish and Wildlife Service employees

    • Mussel research by Fish and Wildlife Service employees
    • Environmental Sciences; Aquatic environments; Boats; Employees (USFWS); Endangered species; Environmental quality; Equipment; Mollusks; Rivers and streams; Transportation;
    • Fish and Wildlife Service employees in motorboat on Ohio River, preparing for mussel research project.
    • National Wildlife Refuge field maintenance

    • National Wildlife Refuge field maintenance
    • Environmental Sciences; Aquatic plants; Biological control; Employees (USFWS); Environmental quality; Equipment; Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Maintenance; Wildlife refuges;
    • Disking cattails in wetland area in National Wildlife Refuge to maintain habitat.
    • Litter pollution in wetland area

    • Litter pollution in wetland area
    • Environmental Sciences; Aquatic environments; Aquatic plants; Contaminants; Environmental quality; Human impacts; Maintenance; Pollutants; Pollution, Water; Water pollution;
    • Litter and garbage dumped in wetland area among water lilies and marsh plants.

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