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Christmas trees repurposed for erosion control projects
Christmas trees repurposed for erosion control projects
Dec 27 2018
Local governments across the coast of Louisiana have been collecting Christmas trees and repurposing them for coastal erosion control projects.…
Dec 26 2018
SciClone is the first separator to offer efficient hydrodynamic separation, and it has high TSS removal, internal bypass, and efficient capture and…
Dec 26 2018
Washington is a web of rivers, tributaries, wetlands and forests that support a seemingly endless array of wildlife species, as well as the economy…
Colorado Springs, Colo., receives erosion control funds
Colorado Springs, Colo., receives erosion control funds
Dec 26 2018
The city of Colorado Springs, Colo., has received two grants totaling $4.6 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to stabilize…
EPA directs study to explore sediment pollution at California mercury mine
EPA directs study to explore sediment pollution at California mercury mine
Dec 24 2018
The U.S. EPA announced a settlement with Buckhorn Inc. to study contamination at the New Idria Mercury Mine Superfund Site in San Benito County,…
Dec 21 2018
In this last episode of 2018, hosts Lauren Baltas, Amy McIntosh and Bob Crossen talk about the proposed Waters of the U.S. ruling and what it could…
Public-private partnership aims to improve storm water pollution
Public-private partnership aims to improve storm water pollution
Dec 21 2018
The Stormwater Authority of Chester, Pa., through its partnership with Corvias announced it will use $15 million in low interest loans from the…
Dec 20 2018
Throughout the framework of America’s secondary road system, county highways and recreational trails stand tens of thousands of older timber-frame…
Charleston, S.C., develops storm water department
Charleston, S.C., develops storm water department
Dec 20 2018
The Charleston, S.C., city council and Mayor John Tecklenburg voted to create the city’s first storm water department. The council also voted to…
Flood control project completed in Southern Illinois
Flood control project completed in Southern Illinois
Dec 19 2018
On Dec. 18, state and regional officials gathered at America’s Central Port in Granite City, Ill., to celebrate completed upgrades to the Metro East…
Dec 18 2018
The Alliance Hospitality Residence Inn in Middleburg Heights, Ohio, originally was planned to receive visitors for the 2016 Republican National…
Dec 18 2018
Located at a fully built-out industrial park in Marietta, Ga., MiMedx Group needed additional parking for its growing operation. With the only…
Palo Alto, Calif., completes major flood control project
Palo Alto, Calif., completes major flood control project
Dec 18 2018
The San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority announced the completion of the first phase of the San Francisquito Creek flood protection project…
Mentor, Ohio, seeks Lake Erie erosion control
Mentor, Ohio, seeks Lake Erie erosion control
Dec 18 2018
The city of Mentor, Ohio, has begun work on a $368,000 retaining wall along Mentor Beach Park. The project has been labeled an emergency by the city…
Dec 17 2018
“Overall, I believe the industry has grown and is getting stronger.”  Diane Smith, president of East Coast Erosion Control, summarized the overall…
Naples, Fla., plans to remove storm water outfalls along beaches
Naples, Fla., plans to remove storm water outfalls along beaches
Dec 17 2018
The city of Naples, Fla., announced plans to remove storm water outfalls from the city’s beaches. The approved plan will remove the six southernmost…
Dec 14 2018
A SiteSaver storm water treatment device was installed under the Route 242 parking lot at the Jay Peak Ski Resort in Jay, Vt., as part of the resort’…
EPA settles with Utah developers over wetland damages
EPA settles with Utah developers over wetland damages
Dec 14 2018
The U.S. EPA has reached an agreement with the Saratoga Springs Owners Assn. Inc. and Cross Marine Projects Inc. resolving alleged unpermitted dredge…
Congress approves 2018 Farm Bill with storm water runoff provisions
Congress approves 2018 Farm Bill with storm water runoff provisions
Dec 13 2018
Congress approved the $867 million 2018 Farm Bill with bipartisan support. The bill has been applauded by environmental groups for its water…
Chattanooga, Tenn., considers storm water regulations for developers
Chattanooga, Tenn., considers storm water regulations for developers
Dec 13 2018
Chattanooga, Tenn., city planning staff have proposed guidelines aimed at addressing overdevelopment, as well as storm water runoff and erosion…
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