Standards & Regulations

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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Dec 2 2015
A great storm water program consists of well-trained personnel, effective Best Management Practices (BMPs), and on-time inspections and reporting. In…
Nov 16 2015
Residents of Flint, Mich., together with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan and the Natural Resources Defense Council, announced…
Nov 12 2015
A settlement signed recently by a company that builds solar power facilities in Massachusetts will remind construction companies that the U.S.…
Oct 20 2015
Waste Management National Services faces a $14,000 penalty from the Washington Department of Ecology for allowing contaminated soil to spill to the…
Oct 1 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a rule that will reduce the discharge of toxic pollutants into America’s waterways from…
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finalized a rule to modernize Clean Water Act reporting for municipalities, industries and other facilities.
Sep 24 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a rule to modernize Clean Water Act reporting for municipalities, industries and other…
Sep 2 2015
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is beginning a process to revise its water quality standard for bacteria for coastal recreation…
Sep 1 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing two new hazardous waste rules to strengthen environmental protection while reducing…
Aug 26 2015
A webinar will be held Thursday, Aug. 27 from 1 to 2 p.m. EDT to provide more details about the final Clean Water Rule. This webinar will provide a…
Aug 25 2015
The American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) announced that ARCSA/ASPE/ANSI 78-2015: Stormwater Harvesting System Design for Direct End-Use…
Aug 19 2015
The Iowa Fertilizer Co. and Orascom E&C USA have agreed to pay a $80,689 civil penalty to settle alleged violations of the Clean Water Act…
Aug 17 2015
The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) has lifted several precautions it put in place following the Aug. 5, 2015 Gold King Mine Spill into the…
Aug 7 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Arch Coal Inc., one of the nation’s largest…
Jul 30 2015
For storm water control measures, there is a lot of activity centered on developing programs that verify that treatment technologies do what they…
Jul 29 2015
During its first five years, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) implemented more than 2,500 projects to improve water quality, clean up…
Jul 16 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Navajo Nation EPA (NNEPA) announced a pair of settlements with the Navajo Tribal Utility…
Jul 14 2015
The city of San Jose, Calif., filed a lawsuit to hold Monsanto Co. responsible for polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) contamination that finds its way…
Jul 6 2015
More than 40,000 miles of California’s rivers and streams are currently threatened by pollution, according to a list of impaired waterways submitted…
Jun 9 2015
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) invites local governments, engineers, environmental groups and the general public to…
May 29 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached an agreement with F&R Contractors Corp. and F&R Contractors LLC to settle the…
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