EPA webinar: Innovative energy-conservation measures at wastewater treatment facilities

April 17, 2012 | Federal, Fracking, Hydraulic Fracturing, Natural Gas, Oil

On Thursday, May 17, 2012, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST, EPA will host a webinar on innovative energy-conservation measures at wastewater treatment facilities. Improving energy efficiency is an ongoing challenge for water-sector utilities. While energy costs often represent…

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Coming Together for Clean Water strategy released

March 29, 2011 | Fracking, Natural Gas

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released Coming Together for Clean Water: EPA’s Strategy to Protect America’s Waters. This strategy charts a path for meeting the nation’s clean water strategic plan goals over the next several years. Protecting the…

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UPI: U.N. says American Indians lack water

March 9, 2011 | Fracking, Natural Gas, Oil

Published: March. 7, 2011 at 9:14 AMUNITED NATIONS, March 7 (UPI) -- More than 10 percent of the American Indian population doesn't have access to clean drinking water or safe wastewater disposal, a U.N. official said.Catarina de Albuquerque, a Portuguese…

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Interim report evaluates combined heat and power technologies for wastewater treatment facilities

January 20, 2011 | Fracking, Hydraulic Fracturing, Natural Gas

EPA is announcing the release of an interim report—“Evaluation of Combined Heat and Power Technologies for Wastewater Facilities”—which serves as a planning tool for wastewater professionals and provides an examination of commonly used and emerging combined heat and power (CHP)…

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New articles available on Water We Drink website

October 12, 2010 | Fracking, Natural Gas, Pollution

The Water We Drink: Small Community Outreach Campaign, which offers information about maintaining safe, sustainable, and secure water supplies in small and rural communities, has added new content to its website.The website is a joint effort of RCAP and the…

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EPA hosts historic meeting on environmental justice

September 23, 2010 | Natural Gas

Obama administration cabinet members show commitment to healthy environment and strong economy for all Americans WASHINGTON – On Sept. 22, for the first time in more than a decade, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson and White House Council…

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Tabletop exercise tool for water systems: Emergency preparedness, response, and climate resiliency

September 14, 2010 | EPA, Hydraulic Fracturing, Natural Gas

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed an updated tool to assist utilities and other interested parties in planning and facilitating tabletop exercises that focus on water sector-related issues. Mini-DVD copies are now available. The Tabletop Exercise Tool for…

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