Post Tagged with: "Clean Water Act"

In 2016, DC Water issued a unique $25 million Environmental Impact Bond, the proceeds of which went to green infrastructure projects to reduce the flow of stormwater into the Potomac River.

EPA, Army Corps repealing 2015 WOTUS rule, recodifying definition

September 19, 2019 at 2:57 pm 0 comments

At an event last month in Albany, N.Y., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Pete Lopez, joined by representatives from the New York Farm Bureau and the Business Council of New York State, announced that EPA and the Department of the Army are repealing a 2015 rule that impermissiblyRead More

Examining New Payment Methods to Address Agricultural Nutrient Runoff

Examining New Payment Methods to Address Agricultural Nutrient Runoff

June 27, 2019 at 10:09 am 1 comment

By Michael Curley Water quality is a major problem throughout the United States. But it’s not nearly as bad as it used to be. In 1969, the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland was so polluted that it actually caught fire! That made headlines all across the country and galvanized the U.S.Read More

How Paying for Tomorrow’s Clean Water Will Be Different

How Paying for Tomorrow’s Clean Water Will Be Different

December 18, 2017 at 7:10 am 0 comments

Regional and Statewide Charges and Fees Can Help Pay for Projects to Reduce Stormwater and Agricultural Runoff By Michael Curley Forty-five years ago, when the Clean Water Act (CWA) was passed, urban sewage was the No. 1 source of water pollution. The 1972 Act included the Construction Grants Program managedRead More