Pollution Control

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...

epa, puerto rico, river, rio culebrinas, clean water act, wastewater
Oct 17 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a legal order directing the Vaquería La Josefina Dairy Farm to stop wastewater from...

maine, clean water act, violations, epa, doj, resorts
Oct 13 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) have reached an agreement with FKT Resort Management LLC,...

Sep 29 2016

In recent years, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) has established stringent phosphorus limits for Wisconsin’s waterways. The...

superfund, PCBs, lead, New york, NY, EPA, eighteen mile creek, corridor
Sep 19 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a plan that calls for a variety of actions to address contamination in the Creek...

potomac river, george mason university, contaminate, violations, EPA, oil, fuel
Sep 2 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that George Mason University will pay a $20,964 penalty to settle alleged violations...