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MASSACHUSETTS CLEAN ENERGY PARTNERSHIP PROJECT RECOGNIZED AS A HARVARD ASH CENTER 2015 'INNOVATION IN GOVERNMENT' FINALIST

May 7, 2015 The following information was released by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP):The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, has recognized th...

California water board approves regulations for drought

May 7, 2015 California's State Water Resources Control Board on Tuesday approved emergency drought regulations that will reduce water use by 25 percent.Since last summer, about eight percent of water has been saved in California. In March, residents cut water...

EPA Issues Health Advisories to Protect Americans from Algal Toxins in Drinking Water

May 7, 2015 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today issued health advisory values that states and utilities can use to protect Americans from elevated levels of algal toxins in...

Pascrell, Pallone, Sires, Watson Coleman Call for Revised Water Supply Master Plan

May 7, 2015 Rep. Albio Sires, D-N.J. (8th CD), issued the following news release:U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) was joined by Reps. Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), Albio Sires (NJ-08) and Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) in urging Governor Christie to revise t...

Massachusetts Clean Energy Partnership Project Recognized as an 'Innovation in Government' Finalist

May 7, 2015 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, has recognized the "Massachusetts Clean Energy Partnersh...

Synagogue challenges 'rain tax' on religious grounds

May 6, 2015 A Baltimore synagogue is appealing the city appeals board's decision that it must pay a stormwater management fee. And while Shaarei Tfiloh Congregation echoes arguments by critics that the fee is in fact a property tax by another name, it is also...

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION RECEIVES TWDB'S TEXAS RAIN CATCHER AWARD

May 6, 2015 The following information was released by the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB):The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) announced today the recipients of its annual Texas Rain Catcher Award, a rainwater harvesting competition and recognition p...

Botswana: Citizens urged to embrace water conservation

May 6, 2015

Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) - Prevailing water shortages in the northern parts of Botswana have forced the government to advise citizens on the need to conserve water.

Water shortages about to put load shedding in the dark

May 6, 2015

FREEDOM VOLUNTARY REMEDIATION PROGRAM DOCUMENTS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

May 6, 2015 The following information was released by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection:Because of the public interest in the cleanup of the Freedom Industries site, where a chemical spill last year contaminated the drinking water of ap...