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SOIL, GROUNDWATER CLEANUP PROPOSED FOR EDMONDS SITE TWO PROJECTS PROPOSED FOR FORMER FUEL TERMINAL

Aug 1, 2015 The following information was released by the Washington State Department of Ecology:The owner of a former fuel terminal near the Edmonds waterfront would clean up the site's last two contaminated areas next year, under a work plan proposed by the...

SAN ANTONIO RETURNS TO DROUGHT RESTRICTIONS

Aug 1, 2015 The following information was released by the city of San Antonio:San Antonios break from drought restrictions is over for now. This years heavy rains provided significant recharge for the Edwards Aquifer, but levels couldnt be maintained during t...

DEQ ACCEPTING PUBLIC COMMENTS ON DRAFT WASTEWATER DISCHARGE PERMITS FOR ROCK CREEK MINE PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 1, 2015

Aug 1, 2015 The following information was released by the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ):The Montana Department of Environmental Quality is accepting public comment on draft wastewater permits for RC Resources Rock Creek Mine and Rock Creek...

DEQ ACCEPTING PUBLIC COMMENTS ON A DRAFT WASTEWATER DISCHARGE PERMIT FOR THE MONTANORE MINE

Aug 1, 2015 The following information was released by the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ):The Montana Department of Environmental Quality is accepting public comments on draft wastewater permit for Montanore Minerals Montanore Project. Monta...

PORTMAN PUSHES SENATE TO PASS BILL DIRECTING THE EPA TO ADDRESS ALGAL BLOOMS

Jul 31, 2015 The following information was released by Ohio Senator Rob Portman:Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) went to the Senate floor to urge his colleagues to drop their objections and pass his Drinking Water Protection Act. This legislation, whic...

EPA Proposes Plan to Clean up Groundwater at Superfund Site in Newfield, N.J.; Public Meeting to be Held August 12 (NY)

Jul 31, 2015 Release Date: 07/30/2015Contact Information: Elias Rodriguez, (212) 637-3664, rodriguez.elias@epa.gov(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed modifications to the plan to address contaminated groundwater at the Shield...

Environment Canterbury and Timaru District Council: Water tests clear

Jul 31, 2015 Canterbury Regional Council has issued the following news release:Environment Canterbury chief executive Bill Bayfield, and Timaru District Council chief executive Peter Nixon, are reassuring Timaru people whose drinking water comes from Lake Opu...

Fluoride debate hits Colorado's largest water utility

Jul 31, 2015 DENVER -- Colorado's largest supplier of public drinking water is in the midst of a debate over how much fluoride -- if any -- to put into its delivery system after the federal government announced new standards in April.The discussion at Denver W...

Search for alternative water sources

Jul 31, 2015 The search continues for alternative methods to receive water since the conversion of seawater to drinking water to areas affected by severe drought is extremely expensive.Chief Director in the Department of Water and Sanitation in charge of Wate...

Quality of tap water here surpasses WHO guidelines

Jul 31, 2015

PUB, the national water agency, thanks Madam Koh Lay Swan for her letter "Take steps to guard against bacteria in water" (Forum Online; Tuesday).

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