March 21, 2011 04:57
The Washington Department of Ecology has fined three companies in Bellingham, Washington, $3,000 each for failing to file their stormwater monitoring reports for the first three quarters of 2010. Under the Clean Water Act, the state requires that companies must monitor and submit reports about stormwater leaving their industrial sites....
March 17, 2015 12:12
If you’ve ever lived where the weather gets snowy, or there are frequent, intense rainstorms, you’re probably familiar with the concept of the “mud room.” It’s the place where you shed your snow and rain boots and other gear to keep from tracking muck into the rest of the house....
Jan. 16, 2012 04:27
Erosion is a problem that affects states, communities and residential areas alike. Mother Nature’s natural wear and tear is brought about by a variety of events—from the violence of storms to the gentle flow of a river—or by man-made intrusions....
July 16, 2012 04:11
There may be cattails along the shorelines, a jogging path around the banks, little kids tossing dried bread to ducks happily bobbing on the water, and the expanding concentric rings of rising largemouth bass that bring a smile to the mouth of any dedicated fisherman....
March 18, 2013 03:46
The precedent has been set: water cannot qualify as a pollutant in Richmond, Virginia. Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and Governor Bob McDonnell are rejoicing, as a federal judge ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency may not regulate stormwater runoff as a pollutant....

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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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