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Sep 21 2020
Newburyport, Massachusetts may seek damages from a local farmer whose cattle trespassed into the Artichoke Reservoir, allegedly causing a harmful…
Sep 17 2020
Data released by the Environment Agency show that for the first time all English rivers have failed to meet quality tests for pollution. The data…
Sep 14 2020
The Amendments to the Federal Water Pollution Control Act in 1972 set the objective to restore and maintain the chemical, physical, and biological…
Sep 4 2020
Researchers at the University of Toronto published a paper revealing the  detection of microfibers from blue jeans in aquatic environments. These…
Aug 31 2020
Two downtown Fort Myers, Florida developments have been shut down for water pollution violations. Construction has been halted at the Silver Hills…
A ruptured pipe overwhelmed a paper mill's wastewater treatment facility with black liquor, violating the Clean Water Act NPDES.
A ruptured pipe overwhelmed a paper mill's wastewater treatment facility with black liquor, violating the Clean Water Act NPDES.
Aug 27 2020
According to the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE), a pipe failure at Verso Corporation’s Escanaba Paper Mill is at…
Aug 6 2020
Western Connecticut’s hat making industry is still polluting rivers, according to researchers from UConn and Wesleyan University. A group of…
Jul 16 2020
The Sierra Club filed a lawsuit against the South Carolina Department of Environmental and Health Control for failure to update long-expired water…
Jul 10 2020
Professor Patrick Drogui of the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) and his team tested the effectiveness of a tertiary treatment…
Jul 8 2020
Jefferson County Environmental Services issued an advisory to stay out of waters along the Cahaba River due to pollution from a sewage leak. There is…
Jul 7 2020
Researchers from the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering developed an electrochemical oxidation process to clean up complex wastewater. …
Bob Crossen
Bob Crossen, Senior Managing Editor
Jun 11 2020
You’ll notice this June issue is a bit different than our normal buyer’s guide. This year we opted to include some editorial content at the expense…
May 6 2020
In the wake of COVID-19 (coronavirus), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has launched a research effort to investigate the…
Apr 23 2020
The Supreme Court ruled that the Clean Water Act (CWA) requires the federal government to regulate some groundwater pollutants that can make it into…
Apr 16 2020
The U.S. EPA announced that Roubin & Janeiro, Inc., owner of an asphalt manufacturing facility in Washington, D.C., has agreed to actions to…
Apr 10 2020
What is Biological Oxygen Demand?  Biochemical oxygen demand is the amount of oxygen consumed by bacteria and other microorganisms while they…
Apr 2 2020
After a Mar. 26 U.S. EPA release of a temporary policy regarding the agency's enforcement of environmental legal obligations during the COVID-19 (…
Mar 9 2020
There is legislation with the intent to expand and put more regulations on discharge permits for poultry houses in Maryland.  This legislation is…
Mar 5 2020
The U.S. EPA has extended the public comment period on the draft Clean Water Act permit for New Hampshire's Great Bay by 30 days. The new deadline…
Feb 26 2020
A group of Briar Chapel, North Carolina residents are working to oppose the ownership transfer that will expand Briar Chapel Wastewater Treatment…
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