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The U.S. EPA has removed 18 National Priorities List sites from its registry since 2017
The U.S. EPA has removed 18 National Priorities List sites from its registry since 2017.
Dec 13 2018
The EPA has removed a 20-acre area of former Beloit Corp. superfund site in Rockton, Ill. from the National Priorities List (NPL). According to…
Georgia Power coal ash ponds are unsafe due to high levels of arsenic, boron, cobalt, molybdenum and sulfate
Georgia Power coal ash ponds are unsafe due to high levels of arsenic, boron, cobalt, molybdenum and sulfate.
Dec 13 2018
A recent report from the Environmental Integrity Project and Earthjustice claims groundwater at Plant Hammond in Georgia is unsafe. According to the…
A plan to rescue a sewer system in South Carolina has been put in place
A plan to rescue a sewer system in South Carolina has been put in place.
Dec 12 2018
A plan has been put together to rescue Hollywood’s sewer system in South Carolina. According to The Post and Courier, the plan will need to be green-…
Environmental advocates warn proposed EPA rule could remove pollution and development protections from most U.S. waterways
Environmental advocates warn proposed EPA rule could remove pollution and development protections from most U.S. waterways.
Dec 12 2018
On Dec. 12, the EPA unveiled their new proposal on the definition of the “waters of the United States.” The proposal would ease Washington’s…
In Ohio, the Belmont Village Council has adopted a new water and sewer rate structure that its members believe is more fair
In Ohio, the Belmont Village Council has adopted a new water and sewer rate structure that its members believe is more fair.
Dec 11 2018
Water customers will pay $5.37 more for using 2,000 gal in a month, in Belmont, Ohio. According to The Times Leader, the Belmont Village Council has…
The Trump administration to propose new water protections that would damage policies implemented during the administration of President George H.W. Bush
The Trump administration to propose new water protections that would damage policies implemented during the administration of President George H.W. Bush.
Dec 11 2018
In Washington, the Trump administration is expected to unveil a plan that would weaken federal water rules on Tuesday, Dec. 11. The current federal…
 California water agencies fail to secure blanket immunity from lawsuits that could arise from efforts to control groundwater pumping
California water agencies fail to secure blanket immunity from lawsuits that could arise from efforts to control groundwater pumping.
Dec 10 2018
In California, the Kern County government may leave a coalition of local water agencies. This comes after the government failed to secure blanket…
Ithaca Beer company has been instructed to cure extreme pH problems at their facility and will install a new pretreatment system
Ithaca Beer company has been instructed to cure extreme pH problems at their facility and will install a new pretreatment system.
Dec 7 2018
In Ithaca, N.Y., local government is putting out a notice of noncompliance. In other words, the culmination of industrial waste violations committed…
Voltea selected as partner for the Align Project Sustainable Home
Voltea selected as partner for the Align Project Sustainable Home.
Dec 7 2018
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Left to right, Water & Wastes Digest Designer Jason Kenny, Managing Editor Bob Crossen, Editorial Director Bill Wilson, Associate Editor Amy…
It is hard to believe I’m already preparing and thinking about what Industrial Water & Wastes Digest will be covering in 2018. And in preparation…
Happy ACE17 week! I know many of you have descended upon Philadelphia June 11 to 14 for the American Water Works Assn.'s Conference and Exposition,…
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