Wastewater Regulations and Legislation

  1. As NY Awards $225M, Lake George Receives Wastewater Infrastructure Salvation

    In an all too rare instance of a wastewater utility receiving the funding it needs to address infrastructure issues and keep technology up-to-date, Lake George, NY, has been granted a whopping investment from state regulators.

  2. Sewage Drama Between Mexico, U.S. May Worsen

    Sewage leaks along the border between Mexico and the U.S. may get worse, and officials are debating how to address the issue.

  3. Montana Water Quality Researchers Slap Canadian Coal Operation With $1.8 Million Fine

    As an area of Montana struggles with dangerous water contamination, it has taken action against a polluter across the border.

  4. As Discharged Sewage Contaminates Niagara Falls, Outdated Infrastructure Is To Blame

    Niagara Falls may be best known for its majestic, natural beauty, but this precious resource is having a hard time lately as the area’s wastewater treatment swims upstream against fundamental infrastructure issues.

  5. 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?

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.