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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Jan 30 2013
The higher court systems of the U.S. seem to have made a New Year’s resolution to knock out cases involving clean water issues, as the early days of…
Jan 29 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 has approved Missouri’s change to state water quality standards rules to provide greater…
Jan 25 2013
After filing formal comments to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) in response to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to…
Jan 23 2013
The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) is encouraged by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recent memorandum…
Jan 15 2013
Mary C. McKiel, Ph.D., standards executive with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Washington, D.C., has been elected as the 2013 ASTM…
Jan 10 2013
On Jan. 8, 2013 the U.S. Supreme Court issued the first of two rulings on Clean Water Act storm water permitting cases argued in December 2012. (The…
Jan 8 2013
The Department of the Interior, Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a joint statement that lays out the…
Dec 27 2012
Lisa P. Jackson is stepping down as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) after a four-year tenure that began with high hopes of…
Dec 24 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provided an update on its ongoing national study currently underway to better understand any potential…
Dec 18 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its annual enforcement results, showing significant environmental and public health…
Dec 14 2012
The U.S and the commonwealth of Pennsylvania announced a settlement with the Scranton Sewer Authority (SSA) resolving alleged Clean Water Act…
Dec 12 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing its Clean Water Indian Set Aside Grant Program (CWISA) 2012 Annual Report. In 2012, the…
Dec 7 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a total of $1.2 million in competitive grants awarded to 50 non-profit and tribal…
Dec 6 2012
The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) filed a Motion to Intervene on Dec. 4 in a lawsuit seeking to invalidate water quality…
Dec 5 2012
The U.S. Environmental Agency (EPA) has revised its Phase I storm water regulations to clarify that a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System…
Nov 30 2012
Pursuant to an order from a U.S. District Court and as required by the Beaches Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health Act of 2000, the U.S.…
Nov 29 2012
The multitude of roles and responsibilities required by the 2009 California Construction General Permit for Stormwater (CGP) has created an…
Nov 28 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it has temporarily suspended BP from new contracts with the federal government. EPA is…
Nov 26 2012
UL, a water quality and safety company, was awarded a contract from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to test samples from small public…
Nov 26 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of Justice, and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality announced a…
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