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  1. Software solutions help Ohio sewer district tackle wet weather overflows

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    Wed, 10 Sep 2014

    project is to aid in the reduction of discharges from CSOs as part of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Clean Water Act (CWA). Under the Act, cities are required to reduce and, in some cases, stop releases of untreated wastewater

  2. NACWA, NMPF sign major MOU to enhance collaboration on watershed improvement projects

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    Tue, 9 Sep 2014

    planting grass buffers near streams and using no-till planting in fields. "Forty two years after the passage of the Clean Water Act (CWA), we have reached a point where we must look upstream in our watersheds to realize further water quality improvements

  1. WV company to pay $3M civil penalty to resolve alleged CWA violations

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    Wed, 3 Sep 2014

    Trans Energy will pay a penalty of $3 million to be divided equally between the federal government and WVDEP. The Clean Water Act (CWA) requires a company to obtain a permit from EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers prior to discharging

  2. Louisiana added to EPA assessment of nation's coastal waters

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    Wed, 27 Aug 2014

    the survey results to compare these conditions across the country and over time. The NCCA supports the goals of the Clean Water Act (CWA) to protect rivers, lakes, bays, wetlands , and coastal waters. Streams and wetlands benefit communities

  3. ExxonMobil to pay $1.4M penalty in settlement for CWA violations from 2012 oil spill

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    Tue, 26 Aug 2014

    Company (ExxonMobil) has agreed to pay a civil penalty totaling $1.4 million for an alleged violation of the Clean Water Act (CWA) stemming from a crude oil spill from the company's "North Line" pipeline near the town of Torbert, La

  4. Rare collaboration aims to reduce nutrient pollution in Mississippi River Basin

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    Fri, 22 Aug 2014

    for the Mississippi River Nutrient Dialogues was common recognition that current point-source regulation under the Clean Water Act (CWA) and non-point source voluntary efforts to manage nutrient loadings are not achieving the reductions needed

  5. EPA awards college students in national water quality challenge

    Online Articles

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    the ecological condition of our surface waters, which in turn helps EPA better target program efforts to meet our Clean Water Act (CWA) goals," said Ken Kopocis, deputy assistant administrator for EPA's Water Office. Accordingly, "These

  6. Multinational company settles CWA violations at two major locations

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    Fri, 15 Aug 2014

    multinational corporation headquartered in Minnetonka, Minn., has agreed to settle allegations that it violated the Clean Water Act (CWA) at two different large oil storage facilities located in the cities of Blair, Neb., and Eddyville, Iowa

  7. EPA settles case over destruction of rare wetlands in California

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    Thu, 14 Aug 2014

    S. Department of Justice announced a settlement with the owners of the Anchordoguy ranch for violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA) that destroyed more than 80 acres of rare vernal pool wetlands and streams in Tehama County, Calif. Ranch

  8. Pacific NW agencies, partners publish proposals for water quality trading

    Online Articles

    Wed, 13 Aug 2014

    wanted to ensure that WQT programs have the quality, credibility and transparency necessary to be consistent with the Clean Water Act (CWA) and state water quality laws. To do this, the workgroup identified the critical components of WQT programs