Pollution Control

Lake Erie may experience more algal blooms
Jul 21 2017

Early estimates by the National Centre for Research Quality showed algal blooms are expected to worsen in Lake Erie. Blooms are forecasted to be...

Mercury affects fish populations in California waterways
Jul 20 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the approval of new water quality criteria for mercury in California waters. The new...

EPA settlement protects water quality in Puerto Rico
Jul 10 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it reached an agreement with Marina PDR Operations LLC resolving its alleged failure...

Workshop helps Texas residents protect water quality
Jul 10 2017

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board in cooperation with the Houston-Galveston Area...

CH2M chosen for Quanta Resources Corp. Superfund site remediation
May 26 2017

Honeywell selected CH2M for remedial construction management at the Quanta Resources Corp. Superfund site. The site, located in Edgewater, N.J.,...

EPA awards $100,323 to protect Oklahoma drinking water
May 9 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $100,323 to the ...

epa, sherwin williams, paint, lead, arsenic, industrial
Apr 11 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a legal agreement with the Sherwin-Williams Co. to clean up lead and arsenic contaminated...

waters of the US donald trump executive order stormwater runoff
Mar 1 2017

In the thick of his first 100 days in office, President Donald Trump seems to be making good on his promise to curb regulations. This time, he's...

mwrd, uv technology, acec engineering excellence award, plant, facility
Feb 22 2017

The UV disinfection project at the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago’s (MWRD) O'Brien Water Reclamation Plant (WRP) has...

Feb 6 2017

The city of San Diego seized an opportunity to pilot a green street project in the Chollas Creek watershed, a highly urbanized watershed that has...

mwrd, phosphorous, chicago, river, system, clean, pollution
Jan 25 2017

Environmental groups have settled litigation against the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) over pollution from...

honolulu, harbor, molasses, spill, cleanup
Jan 24 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a settlement with Matson Terminals Inc. over federal Clean Water Act violations relating...

epa, construction general permit, 2017, storm water, runoff
Jan 19 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued the final 2017 Construction General Permit (CGP), a permit that will continue to reduce...

epa, conductivity, draft, document, aquatic life, freshwater, runoff
Dec 30 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published a draft document, Field-Based Methods for Developing Aquatic Life Criteria for...

san francisco, bay, yosemite slough, water, clean up
Dec 27 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached two settlements with several parties to begin cleanup of Yosemite Slough, an inter-...

epa, conservation, water, pollution, new jersey, grant, funding
Dec 9 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $399,358 to organizations in New Jersey to fund projects that will help businesses...

Dec 7 2016

In late August 2016, a New York Times report highlighted a case of soil lead contamination in Calumet, Ill., with levels 300 times greater than U....

Dec 7 2016

Water is back in the headlines. This time we move from the Flint, Mich., lead contamination crisis to the small town of Cannon Ball, N.D., where...

nrg dickerson plant, potomac river, sheen, water, unified command, oil
Dec 7 2016

The Unified Command, led by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has identified the NRG Dickerson Power Plant in Maryland as the source...

meat producers, slaughter, water, wastewater, pollution
Nov 30 2016

Forty-five institutional investors sent joint letters to four of the largest producers in the meat industry—Cargill Inc., JBS, Perdue Farms and...