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EPA awards funds for wetland improvement in Colorado
EPA awards funds for wetland improvement in Colorado
Sep 20 2018
The U.S. EPA has awarded $575,333 in wetlands grants to two programs in Colorado to survey, assess, map and provide technological tools such as…
Sep 6 2018
Magnolia Plumbing in Laurel, Md., has been fixing underground storm water infrastructure in nearby Montgomery County for many years. As a neighbor to…
Concrete companies face fines for storm water pollution
Concrete companies face fines for storm water pollution
Aug 31 2018
The U.S. EPA announced settlements with four Oakland companies—Sierra Pacific Ready Mix, Argent Materials, National Recycling Corp., and Nor-Cal Rock…
Storm water runoff threatens Northern California water quality
Storm water runoff threatens Northern California water quality
Aug 20 2018
As the Carr Fire nears containment, water quality has become a concern in Northern California along the Sacramento River and its tributaries.…
Jul 30 2018
Road construction is entrusted with four areas of responsibility to prevent road structure degradation: public safety, erosion control, water quality…
The HFS mathematically and objectively ranks polluted sites. The higher the score, the more polluted the site is.
The HFS mathematically and objectively ranks polluted sites. The higher the score, the more polluted the site is.
Jul 30 2018
Fecal pollution remains a problem worldwide. Government authorities, environmental groups and various stakeholders are dedicated to reducing and…
Texas project wins green infrastructure award post-Harvey
Texas project wins green infrastructure award post-Harvey
Jul 25 2018
Exploration Green Nature Park in Clear Lake City, Texas, received the 2018 Excellence in Green Infrastructure Award through the U.S. EPA and the…
Starbucks moves to eliminate plastic straws from stores
Starbucks moves to eliminate plastic straws from stores
Jul 10 2018
On July 9, Starbucks announced it plans to eliminate plastic straws from all of its stores by 2020. According to Starbucks, the decision to remove…
Jul 3 2018
A SiteSaver treatment device was installed upstream of the detention system to help to remove trash and sediment from storm water in this project in…
Petroleum facility treats storm water runoff with pressurized & adsorptive media
Petroleum facility treats storm water runoff with pressurized & adsorptive media filtration
Jun 29 2018
Achieving storm water regulatory compliance at industrial facilities sometimes can be a daunting task. Maxum Petroleum’s diesel fueling and petroleum…
Using peat sorption media to meet copper compliance
Using peat sorption media to meet copper compliance
Jun 29 2018
Located in Tacoma, Wash., the Urban Accessories foundry is a small family-operated facility sitting on 1.7 acres. Despite its best efforts to reduce…
Chesapeake Bay TMDL enters third and final stage of restoration
Chesapeake Bay TMDL enters third and final stage of restoration
Jun 28 2018
The U.S. EPA sent letters to Pennsylvania, New York, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington D.C., outlining expectations for…
Jun 18 2018
The CL-250 drop-in clarifier system provides effective solids removal for a wide range of applications. Its drop-in construction and proprietary…
Jun 12 2018
Fabco is an industry leader in the design, manufacture and application of storm water treatment systems. Its systems are adaptable for retrofits, new…
World Oceans Day brings attention to plastic pollution
World Oceans Day brings attention to plastic pollution
Jun 8 2018
On June 8, World Oceans Day 2018 evoked a global response to the single-use plastic waste problem contaminating ocean waters. The annual day,…
May 25 2018
The 2018 Pollution Prevention Summit will be held Sept. 13 to 14, 2018, in Berkeley, Calif. Sign up here.
Project aims to use treated wastewater to combat storm water pollution
Project aims to use treated wastewater to combat storm water pollution
May 24 2018
The Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD) launched a pilot project to pump treated wastewater into the Potomac Aquifer in Suffolk, Va. The project…
Floating wetlands used in Springfield, Mo.
Floating wetlands used in Springfield, Mo.
May 10 2018
Sequiota Park in Springfield, Mo., has seeded 30 floating wetlands in an attempt to combat algae blooms. City of Springfield employees helped plant…
May 2 2018
Santa Monica, Calif., has made progress on a storm water runoff capture and treatment project. The project, scheduled to be completed this August,…
Apr 27 2018
McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge, Texas, has received funding to restore 20 miles of shoreline and wetland habitat. The project will include…
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