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  1. City of Lima, Ohio, enters CWA settlement to reduce critical sewage overflows

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    Fri, 21 Nov 2014

    discharges were released into the Ottawa River during wet weather, the city of Lima, Ohio, has officially entered into a Clean Water Act (CWA) settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Department of Justice and State of Ohio

  2. AWWA to Congress: Nutrient pollution reduction key to preventing cyanotoxins

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    Fri, 21 Nov 2014

    District in Machesney Park, Ill. "At present, though, these sources lie largely outside the jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act (CWA)." Speaking on behalf of 50,000 water professionals represented by AWWA, Donahue pointed out that cyanotoxin

  1. 'Waters of the U.S.' rule to help communities, municipalities receive safe drinking water

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    Mon, 17 Nov 2014

    and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday, NRDC noted that by clarifying which waterbodies are covered by the Clean Water Act (CWA), CWPR will significantly increase protection for streams, ponds and wetlands that help filter pollution

  2. Craft brewers sign comment letter in support of CWA safeguards for U.S. waters

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    Fri, 14 Nov 2014

    of the "Brewers for Clean Water" campaign today signed onto a comment letter in support of safeguards under the Clean Water Act (CWA). The campaign is a partnership between the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and beermakers aimed

  3. Major Texas company to pay $1.6M civil penalty for CWA oil spill violations

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    Thu, 30 Oct 2014

    announced that Superior Crude Gathering Inc. (Superior) has agreed to pay a civil penalty for alleged violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA) stemming from a crude oil spill in 2010 from tanks at the company's oil storage facility in the town of

  4. Thousands supporting clean water submit comments to EPA, USCE over 'Waters of the U.S.' definition

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    Wed, 29 Oct 2014

    and Army Corps of Engineers. The two agencies have proposed a rule that will help fix problematic language in the Clean Water Act (CWA) that leaves streams, wetlands and other waterbodies vulnerable to pollution (see " EPA, Army Corps propose

  5. MO receives EPA decision letter on state's proposed Water Quality Standard changes

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    Mon, 27 Oct 2014

    Missouri's decision to protect previously unclassified lakes and streams for certain uses listed in the federal Clean Water Act (CWA). States are required by federal law to review their WQS at least every three years and submit any new or

  6. Article discusses nation's connection to water, pricing schemes, steps toward sustainable future

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    Tue, 21 Oct 2014

    water to a degree not seen since Congress passed the Clean Water Act in 1972. The problems are also laying bare the flawed ..... beneficiaries; most were not repaid. After passage of the Clean Water Act and the Safe Drinking Water Act in the 1970s, the

  7. EPA provides funding to five communities for integrated stormwater, wastewater planning

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    Tue, 14 Oct 2014

    projects so they can start those with the highest priority first. EPA technical assistance will help recipients meet Clean Water Act (CWA) requirements for water management in a cost-effective and environmentally beneficial way. EPA, states

  8. Analysis shows billions predicted to be spent for U.S. water infrastructure upgrades

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    Mon, 13 Oct 2014

    most recent needs survey estimates that $187.9 billion is needed today by clean water agencies to comply with the Clean Water Act (CWA). Some of the wastewater plants in the U.S. were built more than 100 years ago. Some of these plants are