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  1. USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program funding awarded to NACWA members

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    Thu, 15 Jan 2015

    water plants implored to apply to RCPP "). "NACWA members recognize that if we are to achieve the goals of the Clean Water Act , we need the agricultural sector to undertake significant conservation efforts on the farm," said Ken Kirk, NACWA

  2. Scientific review supports new clean water protections under 'Waters of the U.S.' rule

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    Thu, 15 Jan 2015

    basis for finalizing the CWPR. First proposed last year, the rule will clarify which waterbodies are covered by Clean Water Act protections. It will restore clear protection to waters that contribute to the drinking water supplies of 117 million

  1. New research reveals high levels of new contaminants in oil and gas wastewater

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    Wed, 14 Jan 2015

    West Virginia. "Wastewater from both conventional and unconventional oil and gas operations is exempted from the Clean Water Act , which allows their disposal to the environment," Vengosh said. "This practice is clearly damaging the environment

  2. EPA releases microbial risk assessment resource for waterborne pathogens

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    Mon, 12 Jan 2015

    risk assessment frameworks for human health and chemical hazards. Both the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and the Clean Water Act (CWA) address microbial contamination of the nation's waters. The CWA enables protection of surface water for

  3. OR county, construction contractor, resolve CWA violations in Sandy River

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    Thu, 8 Jan 2015

    with the Environmental Protection Agency to resolve Clean Water Act violations that occurred during repairs to the county ..... also: " New Oregon streamflow assessment tool aids Clean Water Act compliance " " World's largest municipal nutrient

  4. New MD trash pollution limits approved by EPA for Lower Patapsco waterways

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    Tue, 6 Jan 2015

    eyesore, but endangering birds, fish and other wildlife that ingest or become entangled in the debris. The federal Clean Water Act directs states to develop TMDLs for impaired waterbodies, such as the Patapsco River. A TMDL establishes the amount

  5. Fort Smith to launch 12-year, $255M upgrade to watewater collection, treatment systems

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    Mon, 5 Jan 2015

    income areas repair and replace privately owned portions of the sewer network. This agreement resolves alleged Clean Water Act violations related to Fort Smith's failure to properly operate and maintain its sewer collection and treatment system

  6. EPA approves Pennsylvania DEP Water Quality Report

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    Tue, 30 Dec 2014

    state's 2014 Integrated Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment Report. Required every two years by the federal Clean Water Act , the report describes the water quality of Pennsylvania's many streams, rivers, lakes, and waterways. The report

  7. State of Virginia forms innovative, market-based water quality trading program

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    Tue, 23 Dec 2014

    effective program that has saved the Commonwealth more than $1 million, demonstrating an innovative means of meeting Clean Water Act stormwater requirements and Virginia state water quality goals for the Bay. The program encourages economic investment

  8. WaterWorld Weekly - Dec. 22, 2014


    Mon, 22 Dec 2014

    obey a 2003 court ruling requiring the agency to revise its. Storm water regulations to be more in line with the Clean Water Act . In 2009, EPA began an effort to strengthen its stormwater regulations, expecting to issue a final rule by November

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    revise its. Storm water regulations to be more in line with the Clean Water Act . In 2009, EPA began an effort to strengthen its stormwater regulations, expecting to issue a final rule by November 2012. After several