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Hu Honua Bioenergy is being fined $25,000 for discharging industrial wastewater into the ocean by the Hawaii State Department of Health’s Clean Water Branch
Hu Honua Bioenergy is being fined $25,000 for discharging industrial wastewater into the ocean by the Hawaii State Department of Health’s Clean Water Branch.
Dec 20 2018
The Hawaii State Department of Health’s Clean Water Branch (DOH) is fining Hu Honua Bioenergy $25,000 for discharging industrial wastewater into the…
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…
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…
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 Waters of the United States (WOTUS). The proposal would ease Washington’s…
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…
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…
Dec 5 2018
In Michigan, a toxic chemical is entering local wastewater systems as much as 20,000 times the legal limit. According to MLive, manufacturing…
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…
Siim Saat
Siim Saat, CEO of Satu Laboratory.
Dec 3 2018
In Estonia, a new product has become the go-to as an alternative to wet wipes. Satu Laboratory sells “gel wipes” as a better and greener way to wipe…
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.…
Neighbors fight plans to discharge wastewater from youth camp in Texas
Neighbors fight plans to discharge wastewater from youth camp in Texas.
Nov 27 2018
In San Antonio, Texas, Commissioners Creek is important to the residents in the area. However, it is even more vital to the Blackwell brothers who…
Allen Harim will pay the state of Delaware at least $150,000 in fines to resolve violations
Allen Harim will pay the state of Delaware at least $150,000 in fines to resolve violations.
Nov 6 2018
On Nov. 15, 2016, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) announced it found dozens of wastewater-related…
Nov 2 2018
The central California city of Monterey is located along the state’s coastline and features expansive views of the Monterey Bay. The area’s moderate…
Water in Mettur Dam has turned green due to mixing of untreated effluent and dirty water from drainages
Water in Mettur Dam has turned green due to mixing of untreated effluent and dirty water from drainages.
Oct 30 2018
In India, the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) have inspected the water of River Cauvery. According to The Hindu, the water has turned…
Research found there was an increase in water quality due to the Clean Water Act
Research found there was an increase in water quality due to the Clean Water Act.
Oct 12 2018
The Clean Water Act has reduced pollution in U.S. waterways, according to research from UC Berkeley and Iowa State University professors. The Clean…
California Water Board files suit over wastewater violations
California Water Board files suit over wastewater violations
Sep 7 2018
The San Diego Water Board has filed suit against the U.S. section of the International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) over Clean Water Act…
Study finds contact lenses break into microplastics at wastewater treatment plants
Study finds contact lenses break into microplastics at wastewater treatment plants
Aug 29 2018
A new study, presented at the National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, found that contact lenses are a major source of…
Microplastic pollution may be related to wastewater treatment plants
Microplastic pollution may be related to wastewater treatment plants
Aug 23 2018
A new study, published in the journal Environmental Science and Pollution Research, found that wastewater treatment plants may contribute to…
Jul 30 2018
In an agreement with the U.S. EPA, the state of Idaho has gained control of its water pollution program. The agreement allowed Idaho to take full…
Jul 19 2018
According to new research, water quality in the San Francisco Bay is showing improvement after decades of poor quality and significant cleanup…
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