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A scientific panel think Michigan’s standard for protecting drinking water from toxins
A scientific panel think Michigan’s standard for protecting drinking water from toxins.
Dec 20 2018
A scientific panel said Michigan’s standard for protecting drinking water from certain toxic chemicals may not be strong enough to safeguard human…
Arizona, Nevada and California has been awarded millions by the EPA for Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund programs
Arizona, Nevada and California has been awarded millions by the EPA for Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund programs.
Dec 19 2018
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded Arizona, Nevada and California funds for their drinking water and wastewater projects. According…
Dec 18 2018
This year in Buffalo, N.Y., both property taxes and garbage user fees went up in the city. These increases were the first ones of its kind since 2006…
Residents in eastern Finland would like more information on former mining activities impact on surface water, groundwater, and more
Residents in eastern Finland would like more information on former mining activities impact on surface water, groundwater, and more.
Dec 17 2018
Stakeholders in Finland need more information on the impacts of former mining activities on groundwater and surface water, potential soil…
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 a 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…
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army have proposed a new definition of Waters of the United States
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army have proposed a new definition of Waters of the United States.
Dec 11 2018
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army have proposed what they call a “clear, understandable, and…
 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…
Dec 4 2018
With an estimated 10% of Florida’s 2 to 3 million septic tank systems not working properly, there is an understandable concern about pollution to…
In El Paso, Texas, there are plans to treat the city’s sewage water and send it back into its taps
In El Paso, Texas, there are plans to treat the city’s sewage water and sent it back into its taps.
Dec 4 2018
The Rio Grande is one of El Paso, Texas’, primary water sources. The river supplies as much as half of the city’s water needs. However, climate…
An expansion of a surface water reuse program in Texas aims to double amount of water treated
An expansion of a surface water reuse program in Texas aims to double amount of water treated.
Dec 4 2018
In Missouri City, Texas, to meet drinking water demands planners are expanding the city’s Regional Surface Water Treatment Plant to slow down…
Chemical plants in Texas are expected to pump $50 million into the economy in its first six years of operation
Chemical plants in Texas are expected to pump $50 million into the economy in its first six years of operation.
Nov 30 2018
ExxonMobil announced plans to build one of largest chemical plants north of Corpus Christi, Texas, in 2017. According to The Texas Tribune, the…
New York state funding will help farmers in the area prevent pollution in the state’s waterways
New York state funding will help farmers in the area prevent pollution in the state’s waterways.
Nov 29 2018
In Plattsburgh, N.Y., funding from the state will boost a number of water-quality products on farms in the counties of Clinton, Essex and Franklin.…
U.S. federal government report says climate change is leading to more droughts and increasing risk of severe floods
U.S. federal government report says climate change is leading to more droughts and increasing risk of severe floods.
Nov 28 2018
Climate change will be a problem for everyone alive today, according to the National Climate Assessment. The U.S. federal government’s latest roundup…
The California Sustainable Groundwater Management Act’s intent is to ensure all beneficial uses supported by the groundwater basin be protected from over pumping
The California Sustainable Groundwater Management Act’s intent is to ensure all beneficial uses supported by the groundwater basin be protected from over pumping.
Nov 26 2018
About four years ago, the Santa Barbara Channelkeepers filed suit against the city of Ventura, Calif. According to the Ventura County Star, the suit…
In New York, a tainted plume is spreading below ground
In New York, a tainted plume is spreading below ground .
Nov 21 2018
The district surrounding Bethpage, N.Y., will be closing five of its nine drinking water wells, according to WCBS-TV. A tainted plume is spreading…
South Carolina is fairly rich in freshwater, but supplies are not unlimited
South Carolina is fairly rich in freshwater, but supplies are not unlimited.
Nov 20 2018
The state of South Carolina has taken a important step in protecting its aquifers. According to The Post and Courier, the permitting process, and a…
A California pipeline currently provides water for agricultural use and is used for water treated from the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts’ wastewater treatment plant
A California pipeline currently provides water for agricultural use and is used for water treated from the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts’ wastewater treatment plant.
Nov 19 2018
In California, there is a proposal to extend a pipeline for carrying recycled water for two miles. According to The Antelope Valley Press, the…
Actions in Hawaii led to closure of 10 large-capacity cesspools (LCCs) and over $640,000 in fines
Actions in Hawaii led to closure of 10 large-capacity cesspools (LCCs) and over $640,000 in fines.
Nov 13 2018
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) actions in Hawaii led to closure of 10 large-capacity cesspools (LCCs) and over $640,000 in fines,…
Missouri award grants up to $50,000 for communities with a population of 10,000 or less
Missouri award grants up to $50,000 for communities with a population of 10,000 or less.
Nov 12 2018
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will be assisted by a $48,000 grant to help the city of Carl Junction in evaluating its wastewater…
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