Even with his acknowledgement that major regulatory pressures and global economic headwinds are facing the North American oil and gas industry, Hrap
is another optimist, noting the expanding North American resource base and technological advances ultimately will mitigate those two national and international challenges.
In 2011-12 alone, collaborative activities under the HRAP to reduce nutrients in the rivers included 74 on-ground projects, with more than 781,000 native seedlings planted and some 70ha of weed control, Mr Marmion said.
Releasing the Swan River Trust s achievements report for the HRAP s fourth year, the Minister said more than $7.
The HRAP is delivered through eight programs that form a catchment to coast approach to reducing contaminants from catchments; intercepting pollutants from tributaries and drains; and applying river intervention techniques such as oxygenation to improve water quality.
Long Island City High School - HRAP youth have been coordinating a range of activities related to global warming and encouraging the United States Senate to pass the Global Warming Pollution Reduction Act.
Lafayette High School - At a school that is being closed, youth in HRAP have organized activities that are building a more respectful and just school community.
William Cullen Bryant High School - HRAP participants are raising awareness about a little known clause in the No Child Left Behind Act that makes student data available to military recruiters.
Originally launched in response to changes in education policy that followed the September 11 attacks, HRAP is guided by the belief that youth, and especially youth from urban communities, need to learn how they can influence public policy.
HRAP aims not simply to train youth in community organizing, but to fuse organizing techniques with Global Kids' unique approach to youth development.
Organized by members of HRAP, the Scholarship Walk will raise money to ensure that GK leaders have opportunities and access to higher education.
Amongst these, the use of halotolerant algae/bacteria consortiums in HRAPs
for the elimination of organic matter and nutrients stands out for its high added value: not only will it provide an effective and ecological solution for wastewater treatment, but also it will represent an innovative way of producing algal biomass, that will subsequently be valorized into different by-products, reducing the economic and environmental impact of the treatment.