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Jan 21 2021Regulations
On Dec. 22, 2020, the final version of the Lead & Copper Rule Revision (LCRR) was finalized and approved. It was then published in the Federal…
Jan 21 2021Industrial Water & Wastes Digest
Industrial leaders have pledged to help the flow of chloride into Minnesota's Lake Winona during the first meeting of a citizen’s chloride committee…
Jan 20 2021Sewage Dumping Stations
The West Point Treatment Plant in Seattle, Washington State sent 11 million gallons of untreated storm water and sewage into Puget Sound on Jan. 14…
Jan 19 2021Industrial Water
Pennsylvania’s Turtle Creek Watershed association plans to assess the areas where abandoned mine discharges pollute the creek and its tributaries.…
Jan 15 2021Industrial Water & Wastes Digest
The president and owner of Oil Chem Inc. pleaded guilty in federal court in Flint, Michigan, to a criminal charge of violating the Clean Water Act. …
Jan 13 2021Flint Water Crisis
Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, his health director and ex-officials have been told they are being charged after a new investigation of the Flint…
Jan 11 2021Lead
The U.S. EPA’s Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) final update aims to better protect children and communities from the risks of lead exposure, according to…
Jan 5 2021Industrial Water & Wastes Digest
Molecularly imprinted polymers, created with the participation of a SUSU scientist, have become a base for a unique sensor which detects banned…
Jan 1 2021Coronavirus COVID-19
A water rights settlement between the Navajo Nation, state of Utah and the federal government has become law.  This is part of the COVID-19 and…
Dec 31 2020Industrial Water & Wastes Digest
For the first time in over 25 years, the U.S. EPA approved the formal transfer of section 404 permitting authority to a third state, Florida.   The…
Dec 30 2020Filters, Water
On Dec. 28, 2020, Chicago aldermen gave preliminary approval to a proposal to provide drinking water from Lake Michigan to Joliet, Illinois, reported…
Dec 30 2020Filters, Water
On Dec. 28, 2020, Chicago aldermen gave preliminary approval to a proposal to provide drinking water from Lake Michigan to Joliet, Illinois, reported…
Dec 28 2020Coronavirus COVID-19
President Trump signed the latest coronavirus relief and spending package, reported NPR.  The legislation combines $900 billion in COVID-19 aid with…
Dec 23 2020Coronavirus COVID-19
The COVID-19 relief package, which congressional leaders announced an agreement to on December 20, includes about $325 billion in business relief and…
Dec 22 2020Industrial Water
Environmental and farm groups are lobbying Wisconsin for significant funding. The goal of these groups is to support farms across Wisconsin and…
Dec 21 2020Wastewater Treatment
DeKalb County, Alabama investigators uncovered a large illegal winery operating at the Rainsville Wastewater Treatment Plant. According to Sheriff…
Dec 18 2020Contaminants
President-elect Joe Biden will nominate Michael S. Regan, who heads the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, as the next U.S. EPA…
Dec 14 2020Day Zero
The State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) 2020, the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) flagship report was released. The report noted that…
Dec 11 2020Wastewater Treatment
The U.S. EPA announced $17.7 million in grant funding for technical assistance and training providers to support small drinking water and wastewater…
Dec 9 2020Wastewater Treatment
An exhibit at Torpedo Factory Art Center in Northern Virginia by sTo Len involved residents of Alexandria, Virginia contributing to the artwork by…
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