March 17, 2015 09:21
The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) issued an $8,000 fine to Arboretum Village, LLC, for violations of the Wetlands Protection Act last year at their subdivision, ...
Jan. 19, 2015 10:05
The Delaware Sea Grant, in collaboration with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), has developed interactive floo...
Jan. 19, 2015 10:05
Continuing with Governor Deval Patrick’s $50 million investment in climate change preparedness, the Green Infrastructure for Coastal Resilience Grants Program has awarded $1.5 million to Salem...
Jan. 18, 2015 10:04
A stormwater issue in Pueblo County, Colorado, has become a political issue. The majority of voters opposed a proposal that would have created a regional stormwater authority to collect annual f...
Jan. 18, 2015 10:04
City officials in Boston, Massachusetts, are hoping the solution to preventing contaminated stormwater runoff lies in the pavement of Public Alley 543. The small alleyway is a new “porous alle...
Jan. 17, 2015 10:03
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has finalized the details of a stormwater violation involving South St. Paul and Rice Lake Construction Group, a city contractor. Both parties are bei...
Jan. 17, 2015 10:03
In Idaho, the EPA is testing a natural barrier to combat erosion. After installing layers of dirt on the banks, willows are planted. If all goes according to plan, those willows will take root a...
Jan. 16, 2015 10:03
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has fined two industrial facilities under the management of Cascades USA for lax stormwater and spill-prevention policies. The agency claims they ...
Jan. 15, 2015 10:04
The Environmental Protection Agency is providing funding assistance to five national communities to increase the practice of integrating plans for wastewater and stormwater management. Out of th...
Jan. 15, 2015 10:02
Annapolis, Maryland, may flood on a daily basis by 2045, according to a tide-data study released by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). The research predicts that rising mid-Atlantic sea le...

In many ways, we are fortunate that, in our chosen profession, we are able to help people when certain disasters occur: the tornadoes in Missouri, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Georgia, the flooding in Louisiana, the snows in the northeastern part of the country, the rain in California, and the snow in Colorado....

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