Jan. 15, 2015 10:01
Cannon Place, LLC, has reached a settlement with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over alleged stormwater violations at its construction sites in Cumming, Georgia. In Jul...
Jan. 15, 2015 10:01
Developers in Charlotte, North Carolina, will continue to be able to opt-out of stormwater management requirements for the next three years. Instead of providing environmental protection plans ...
Jan. 15, 2015 12:07
A homeowner in Clinton, Iowa, has filed a civil lawsuit against the city, demanding a trial by jury. The petition alleges that a stormwater drainage and detention system has altered the natural flow of water. They claim that an excessive amount of water is being diverted onto their property, causing multiple damages....
Nov. 6, 2014 11:07
In Clarksville, Tennessee, the town council voted unanimously to use eminent domain to acquire temporary and permanent legal rights for a stormwater mitigation project in two subdivisions. Eminent dom...
Nov. 3, 2014 04:34
The District Department of the Environment (DDOE) announced plans to increase fees created by the Stormwater Management, Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Regulations. Those affected by the fee bel...
Nov. 3, 2014 04:31
Santa Fe, New Mexico, has been acknowledged by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for high standards in stormwater management. The city was awarded the EPA’s People’s Choice Award...
Oct. 27, 2014 02:52
A long-ignored stormwater fee is finally being enforced in Castle Hills, Texas. City officials claim that language in the law was hard to understand and only in place to satisfy state and federa...
Oct. 27, 2014 02:51
Roughly 100 gallons of sodium hypochlorite leaked into a stormwater storage basin in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. The leak was traced to a crack in a storage tank at the nearby Limerick nuclear plant. T...
Oct. 27, 2014 02:34
In Monterey County, California, local officials are scrambling to meet a new state mandate. Under California’s recently adopted Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, communities with vulnerable ...
Oct. 27, 2014 02:25
Rainy Weather Stalls Projects Summer rainfall has wrought havoc on Johnston, Iowa. It has delayed most of the ten stormwater projects currently underway in the city. This includes an effort aime...

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