Standards & Water Regulations

Water regulations at the federal, state and local levels aim to reduce pollution in waterways from storm water runoff. Staying current with regulatory requirements such as NPDES permits and SWPPPs, along with state and local storm water and erosion control guidelines, keeps construction sites in compliance.

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Jun 17 2022
In an April 2022 memorandum, Addressing PFAS Discharges in EPA-Issued NPDES Permits and Expectations Where EPA is the Pretreatment Control Authority…
Feb 9 2022
The U.S. EPA and Florida are debating Trump-era Clean Water Act regulations for permitting. According to E&E News, Florida wants to continue…
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Feb 2 2022
Wednesday, February 16th 9:00 AM PT | 12:00 PM ET Register Here Chris French and Michael Frasco each have years of highly technical experience in the…
Jun 14 2021
On June 9, 2021, EPA and the Department of the Army announced their intention to initiate a new rulemaking process that restores the protections in…
Mar 18 2021
Vermont’s Green Schools Initiative will offer funding and technical assistance to help public schools and state colleges meet the Three-Acre General…
Mar 11 2021
Editor's Note: This article has been updated to reflect changes to the passage of the stimulus package. President Biden gave final passage to a $1.9…
Mar 11 2021
The Senate confirmed Michael Regan, who heads the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, to run the U.S. EPA.  Senators voted 66 to 34…
Jan 11 2021
The U.S. EPA’s Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) final update aims to better protect children and communities from the risks of lead exposure, according to…
Jan 4 2021
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) announced that it has selected a warehouse site in South Carolina to service retail stores in the southeast.…
Dec 21 2020
President-elect Joe Biden will nominate Michael S. Regan, who heads the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, as the next U.S. EPA…
Jun 3 2020
The U.S. EPA is limiting states and tribes’ ability to protest pipelines and other energy projects. Under the EPA rule finalized on Monday, states…
May 6 2020
The City of Sanibel, Florida is improving the water quality of its canals with the Sanibel Clean Canals Program. The city started the program with…
Apr 27 2020
The U.S. EPA is proposing targeted modifications to the 2016 Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) general permit for Massachusetts…
Apr 23 2020
General Motors (GM) has begun grading and clearing land at its site to construct a more than $2 billion next-generation battery-cell plant. The U.S.…
Apr 22 2020
The EPA published a final rule rolling back environmental protections.  The final rule, the Navigable Waters Protection Rule, was written by the…
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 15 2020
There are few industries today that do not feel the pressure to create more sustainable processes and products. Investors, regulators and the general…
Apr 9 2020
New Jersey has upgraded the protection status of 600 miles of rivers and streams as a means to limit pollution and development.  This includes a two-…
Mar 19 2020
In this special episode of Talking Under Water, host Bob Crossen speaks with WEF Executive Director Walt Marlowe about the effects Coronavirus — also…
Mar 16 2020
Tampa, Florida city officials and consultants from Applied Sciences, with the help of a $7,500 state grant, are completing a study to assess flooding…
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