Wastewater Regulations and Legislation

  1. Stipends May Be Solution To PFC Remediation Funding

    Who should pay to resolve perfluorinated compound (PFC) contamination: well owners, polluters, local governments, states, environmental regulators, or the Pentagon?

  2. Report: Northeast Ohio Discharging Pollutants, Violating CWA

    A new sweeping report from one of Cleveland’s leading news outlets has found that hundreds of wastewater treatment plants in Northeast Ohio have been discharging pollutants in violation of the Clean Water Act (CWA) over the past five years.

  3. Tannery Pollution Plagues Michigan Wells Without Long-Term Solution In Sight

    Shoe manufacturer Wolverine World Wide is under fire for polluting drinking water in Rockford, MI, and its overtures about resolving the problem have done little to reassure locals.

  4. EPA Postpones Power Plant Pollution Regulation

    Last month, the U.S. EPA announced that it would postpone sections of a rule meant to impede water pollution from coal-fired power plants.

  5. Mom And Pop Sewage Business Disgusts Neighbors, Violates Regulations

    Sewage is not a cottage industry and it should be left to experts. At least, that’s the critique neighbors are making of a sewage business operating out of two private homes in Albuquerque, NM.

  6. Sewage Treatment Charge Spurs Tri-State Standoff

    Officials in several Midwestern cities are in a standoff over charges for sending sewage to a treatment plant in Sioux City, IA.

  7. Trump’s EPA Cuts Will Hurt Delaware River Water Quality, Report Finds

    The Trump administration’s changes to the U.S. EPA have drawn both praise and criticism. In Pennsylvania, a new report on the potential for harm to the Delaware River has drawn the latter.

  8. California To Regulate Marijuana Wastewater

    California regulators are getting closer to regulating waste discharges by marijuana growers.

  9. Governor Starts Probe Of Niagara Falls Wastewater Discharge

    After black, smelly water from a wastewater treatment plant enveloped parts of Niagara Falls this past weekend, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is calling for a state investigation of potential breaches of water quality standards.

  10. Defense Spending Could Be A Vehicle For PFC Bills

    Pennsylvania lawmakers are trying to pass water contamination legislation as part of a major defense spending bill.