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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Mar 6 2014
Alpha Natural Resources Inc., one of the nation’s largest coal companies, Alpha Appalachian Holdings (formerly Massey Energy) and 66 subsidiaries…
Feb 19 2014
The U.S. Environmental Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications proposing the creation of a…
Feb 12 2014
Columbia, Md.-based W.R. Grace & Co., under its bankruptcy plan of reorganization, paid more than $63 million to the U.S. government to resolve…
Feb 12 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released revised underground injection control (UIC) program permitting guidance for wells that use…
Feb 11 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its annual enforcement and compliance results demonstrating a focus on violations that have…
Feb 7 2014
On Feb. 6, the Water Environment Federation's (WEF) Stormwater Testing and Evaluation for Products and Practices (STEPP) Task Force released a white…
Jan 31 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released phase II of the National Stormwater Calculator and Climate Assessment Tool package. The…
Jan 6 2014
Brentwood Industries Inc. launched the StormTank Shield — a device designed to improve sumped inlet treatment and reduce pollutant discharge through…
Dec 27 2013
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announce the opening of a 90-day public…
Dec 27 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice announced that Chesapeake Appalachia LLC, a subsidiary of Chesapeake…
Dec 12 2013
The quality system of WesTech Eng.’s Iowa office has achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification. The facility oversees the General Filter and Microfloc…
Dec 4 2013
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have announced an expanded partnership to support water…
Nov 27 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released a new technical report called "Case Studies Analyzing the Economic Benefits of Low…
Nov 26 2013
As more is learned about storm water runoff and how different climates should handle and treat it, state regulatory agencies across the country are…
Nov 22 2013
A federal jury unanimously agreed that JM Eagle, which claims to be the largest pipe manufacturer in the world, knowingly manufactured and sold to…
Nov 21 2013
Rep. Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) introduced the bipartisan Water Protection and Reinvestment Trust Fund Act of 2013, along with Reps. Tim Bishop (NY-01…
Nov 21 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing draft guidelines that will help the federal government buy greener and safer products. In…
Nov 4 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its draft Climate Change Adaptation Implementation Plans for public review and comment. In…
Oct 31 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Agriculture have developed two new tools to assist rural and small water and…
Oct 30 2013
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) released a new cost-impact assessment for an anticipated perchlorate regulation that is currently pending at…
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