EPA webcast series to raise awareness about harmful algal blooms

August 6, 2013 | Economy, EPA, Groundwater

On August 20, 2013, EPA's Watershed Academy will host a webcast on the identification and monitoring of harmful algal blooms. Don Anderson from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Steve Morton from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will continue the…

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EPA provides tools for sustainable communities

February 12, 2013 | Assistance, Economy, Environment, EPA, Stormwater, Technical

Smart-growth policies can help achieve environmental justice goalsWASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a first-of-its kind report showing how low-income, minority and tribal communities can apply smart-growth land-use and development strategies to create healthy communities, spur…

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New Center for American Progress report: How to upgrade and maintain our nation’s wastewater and drinking-water infrastructure

October 24, 2012 | Economy, EPA, Infrastructure, Jobs, Water

Of all the elements of our public infrastructure, our water systems are the most essential for the daily lives of Americans. The average American family of four uses roughly 400 gallons of water a day for drinking, washing, cooking, cleaning,…

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Video highlights a utility’s use of Clean Water State Revolving Fund to invest in water recycling and reuse

September 7, 2012 | Economy, Infrastructure, Jobs, Water

EPA has made available online a video highlighting the Inland Empire Utilities Agency, a regional wastewater service provider and distributor of wholesale and recycled water in California, which used the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (SRF) Program to conserve water…

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Two new videos on Water and Wastewater Agency Response Networks (WARNs)

August 17, 2012 | Economy, Jobs, Water

EPA has produced two videos on WARN to improve awareness of the WARN initiative, attract new members to existing WARNs, and promote the benefits of WARN and conducting tabletop exercises.The first video, titled “Background on the WARN Initiative”, is targeted…

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Grants available for farmers or rural small businesses

May 10, 2011 | Economy, Population

The Rural Energy for America Program is providing grant funds to agricultural producers and rural small businesses to install renewable energy systems and energy-efficiency improvements. The Rural Energy for America Program is designed to help agricultural producers and rural small…

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