Current Headlines

  1. EPA Announces First National Regulations To Safeguard Disposal Of Coal Ash
    12/19/2014

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the first national regulations to provide for the safe disposal of coal combustion residuals (coal ash) from coal-fired power plants.

  2. Environmentalists Sue To Protect Water Quality
    12/19/2014

    The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Environmental Defense Center (EDC) today announced they have sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to strengthen standards to prevent pollution from stormwater, one of the nation’s most widespread forms of water pollution.

  3. NGWA Efforts Help Achieve $2.6M For National Ground-Water Monitoring Network
    12/19/2014

    Within hours of a government shutdown, Congress last week passed $1.1T in spending that contains $2.6M for the implementation of the National Ground-Water Monitoring Network, a program of which the National Ground Water Association is a strong advocate.

  4. Produced Water Treatment Facilities In Short Supply
    12/19/2014

    Hundreds of new disposal wells and wastewater facilities will be needed near shale sites to treat the anticipated explosion in produced water, according to wastewater treatment manager Brian Kait.

  5. Water Utility Workers Save Man From Drowning
    12/19/2014

    Two water department workers from Dallas, TX, recently became heroes when they saved a man from drowning.

  6. Colorado Has Water Reuse Ambitions, But Can It Get There?
    12/19/2014

    Colorado has big ambitions for water reuse, but many obstacles stand in the way.

  7. NRDC: EPA Coal Ash Rule Fails To Protect Public Health And Waterways
    12/19/2014

    The Environmental Protection Agency’s long-awaited rule on disposal of toxic ash from coal-burning power plants falls far short of what’s needed to protect the public and our waterways from the millions of tons of dangerous sludge that is produced annually, the Natural Resources Defense Council said recently.

  8. Xylem’s Intelligent Pump Control Solution Recognized With Swedish Innovation Prize
    12/18/2014

    Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, has been recognized with a leading Swedish business magazine’s ‘Swedish Innovation Prize’ for its Flygt SmartRun intelligent pump controller.

  9. Alewife Stormwater Wetlands Recognized With Best Projects Award From ENR Northeast
    12/18/2014

    Kleinfelder announced recently that Engineering News-Record Northeast (ENR Northeast) has named the Alewife Stormwater Wetlands the “Best Water/Environment Project of 2014.” The project was honored at the ENR Northeast Best Projects breakfast, held on December 16, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

  10. EPA Announces 2014 Annual Environmental Enforcement Results
    12/18/2014

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released its annual enforcement and compliance results reflecting a focus on large cases driving industry compliance and that have a high impact on protecting public health and the environment.

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