Nov. 19, 2015 07:47
In 2007, Worthington, Minnesota, was designated an MS4 permittee, but eight years later, there are still widespread problems. According to the city’s Stormwater Polution Protection Plan (SWPPP...
Nov. 17, 2015 07:46
Officials with the EPA reached a settlement with the Iowa Fertilizer Company and its construction contractor Orascom E&C for alleged violations of the Clean Water Act. In a June 2014 inspect...
Nov. 17, 2015 07:46
In an effort to reduce evaporation and protect water sources from wildlife, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has come up with a unique idea—to dump 96 million small plastic sphere...
Nov. 16, 2015 07:43
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has announced a grant program worth $2.3 million. According to the secretary of the DEP, John Quigley, the grants will support projects that control urban stormwater and improve water quality across the Chesapeake Bay Watershed....
Oct. 16, 2015 08:23
Savannah, Georgia’s 19th-century stormwater pipelines are caving in, and the cost of maintaining the brick structures continues to add up. The city plans to spend about $500,000 to install a n...
Oct. 14, 2015 08:23
A Montgomery County circuit judge has declared the county’s stormwater management fee invalid, saying it violates a Maryland state law passed earlier this year. The law was intended to reform th...
Oct. 12, 2015 08:23
A controversial set of revisions to Los Angeles County’s MS4 permit was unanimously approved by the State Water Resources Control Board recently. The revised permits face opposition from envir...
Oct. 9, 2015 08:22
Severe thunderstorms in North Dakota have caused more than $200,000 in damage to the Bismarck Event Center. The lobby was flooded with several inches of muddy rainwater, damaging six wooden door...
Oct. 7, 2015 08:22
The city of Akron, Ohio, has asked the EPA if it will allow sewage from an underground storage tunnel to flow into the Cuyahoga River watershed. If approved, the city will save around $100 mill...
Oct. 5, 2015 08:21
The owners of Apple Village Mobile Home Estates are suing the city of Edmond, Oklahoma, for failing to properly maintain the stormwater system. The claims against the city are for nuisance, negl...

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