EPA updates web tool providing clean water violation trends and state enforcement response

March 29, 2011 | Fracking, Hydraulic Fracturing, Waste, Water

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released on March 24 updated data and a mapping tool designed to help the public compare water quality trends over the last two years. The web-based, interactive map includes “state dashboards” that…

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RCAP sends letters to subcommittees on budget proposals

March 7, 2011 | Water

As Congress debates the federal budget for the remainder of this fiscal year and the next, RCAP is working to ensure that small water and wastewater systems are not left to fend for themselves. RCAP supports continued investment in the…

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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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Washington Post: New EPA water infrastructure policy seeks to encourage smart growth

May 5, 2010 | Agriculture, EPA, Pollution, Septic, Water

By Alec MacGillisWashington Post Staff WriterWednesday, May 5, 2010If you build it, they will come. And, if you don't, they won't.Such is the thinking behind a policy released late last month by the Environmental Protection Agency that instructs states to…

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Free water sector interdependencies training

March 9, 2010 | Infrastructure, Investment, Wastewater, Water

The Water Environment Federation (WEF), in cooperation with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), announces a series of general awareness trainings on water sector interdependencies. The training is offered at no cost to eligible…

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