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EPA’s Stormwater Planning Guide Promotes Investment, Compliance

EPA’s Stormwater Planning Guide Promotes Investment, Compliance

November 9, 2016 at 1:14 pm 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced a package of tools to help communities plan long-term strategies for managing stormwater pollution. EPA’s tools promote the use of flexible solutions that spur economic growth, stimulate infrastructure investments and help compliance with environmental requirements. EPA has released a step-by-step guide toRead More

EPA Awards Small Grants to Urban Waters, Surrounding Communities

EPA Awards Small Grants to Urban Waters, Surrounding Communities

October 25, 2016 at 10:29 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $1.3 million to 22 organizations in 18 states to help protect and restore urban waters and to support community revitalization and other local priorities. “Often underserved communities in our nation’s cities face disproportionate impacts from pollution, and too often they lack theRead More

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EPA Launches Portal for Drinking Water Compliance Monitoring

October 10, 2016 at 11:57 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has launched a new Compliance Monitoring Data Portal (CMDP), allowing electronic reporting of drinking water compliance data from laboratories and drinking water utilities straight to primacy agencies. Intended to modernize and streamline the reporting process, the CMDP is expected to increase the accuracy, efficiencyRead More

EPA Recognizes 2016 WaterSense Partners of the Year

EPA Recognizes 2016 WaterSense Partners of the Year

October 10, 2016 at 11:26 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is honoring 20 businesses, municipalities, utilities and organizations for their commitment to protecting the environment through water efficiency. This year, EPA is marking the tenth anniversary of its WaterSense program, which EPA says has helped Americans save more than 1.5 trillion gallons of water andRead More

New EPA Tool Helps Communities Prepare for Climate Change

New EPA Tool Helps Communities Prepare for Climate Change

October 10, 2016 at 11:15 am 0 comments

As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to strengthen America’s climate resilience, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released an updated online climate change risk assessment tool that assists users in designing adaptation plans based on the types of threats confronting their communities. EPA’s Climate Resilience Evaluation and AwarenessRead More

EPA Addressing Lead Problems in New York Village

EPA Addressing Lead Problems in New York Village

August 15, 2016 at 11:45 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a legal order directing the Village of Tarrytown, N.Y., to comply with the Safe Drinking Water Act’s Lead and Copper Rule. A recent investigation by the EPA revealed that Tarrytown had violated numerous provisions of the rule, including failing to properly evaluateRead More

NRDC Report Examines Lead Violations, Slams EPA for Lack of Enforcement

NRDC Report Examines Lead Violations, Slams EPA for Lack of Enforcement

June 29, 2016 at 4:00 pm 0 comments

A new report released this week by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) claims more than 18 million Americans got their drinking water from systems with lead violations in 2015. According to the report, the problem could be more widespread than originally thought because many water systems known to haveRead More