Huff Post: Why is bottled water so expensive?

August 23, 2013 | EPA, Quality, Water, Webinar

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EPA’s 2014 budget proposal maintains the strength of core environmental and human-health protections

April 25, 2013 | Fracking, Hydraulic Fracturing, Quality, Water

FY 2014 request focuses on transforming the way EPA does businessWASHINGTON (EPA) – The Obama administration proposed a fiscal year 2014 (FY 2014) budget on April 10 of $8.153 billion for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This request is…

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EPA releases draft Section 319 Nonpoint Source Program and Grant Guidelines

November 15, 2012 | EPA, Quality

EPA has released draft Nonpoint Source Program and Grants Guidelines for States and Territories for review and comment. The revised guidelines provide states and territories with a framework to use section 319 Clean Water Act grant funds to effectively implement…

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EPA announces opportunity to apply for 2013 environmental-justice small grants

October 16, 2012 | Compliance, Quality, Regulations, Water

WASHINGTON (EPA) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Oct. 15 that it is seeking applicants for a total of $1.5 million in environmental-justice small grants to be awarded in 2013. EPA’s environmental-justice efforts aim to ensure equal environmental…

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Information on uses and benefits of decentralized wastewater treatment available online

September 20, 2012 | Conservation, Development, Environment, Quality, Water

EPA has made available online information on the uses and benefits of decentralized wastewater treatment and examples of where they have played an effective role in a community's wastewater treatment infrastructure. Decentralized wastewater treatment consists of a variety of onsite…

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Bloomberg News: Water should be more valued to reflect worth, Nestle chief says

September 7, 2012 | Assistance, Development, EPA, Investment, Quality, Stormwater, Water

An Aug. 30 report by Bloomberg news begins:Water should be more highly valued to reflect its worth and reduce its waste, said Paul Bulcke, chief executive officer at Nestle SA, the world’s biggest food company.“If something isn’t given a value,…

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EPA will propose rule to protect waterways by reducing mercury from dental offices

September 28, 2010 | EPA, Quality, Water

Existing technology is available to capture dental mercuryThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Sept. 27 it intends to propose a rule to reduce mercury waste from dental offices. Dental amalgams, or fillings containing mercury, account for 3.7 tons of…

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