Wastewater Regulations and Legislation

  1. North Carolina Regulators Fight GenX Contamination

    North Carolina regulators lowered the standard for GenX in drinking water this month as the state grapples with contamination in the Cape Fear River.

  2. Pulp-And-Paper Takes On Florida Wastewater Regulations

    The pulp-and-paper industry is taking on Florida’s water quality regulations, and the courts recently cleared the way for the challenge.

  3. Hawaii Officials Want Tougher Wastewater Rules

    Officials in Hawaii are lobbying the state to bolster its wastewater treatment regulations.

  4. Despite Contamination, New Hampshire PFC Bill Fails

    Lawmakers in New Hampshire took a stand this year against perfluorinated chemical (PFC) contamination, but the effort ultimately failed to cross the finish line.

  5. Cyanide Wastewater Discharged In Mississippi

    A wastewater treatment plant in Mississippi has run afoul of regulators by discharging cyanide into waterways.

  6. Amid PFC Scandal, Congress Tells Pentagon To Disclose Water Contamination

    Under a new deal struck by Congress, the Pentagon must disclose incidents of water contamination at military bases.

  7. Reaching Legal Impasse, Iowa Utility Plans $15 Million Nutrient Removal Facility

    Des Moines Water Works tried to compel the agricultural sector to pay more for nutrient pollution cleanup, but the attempt ended in failure. Now the utility plans to invest heavily in addressing the problem on its own.

  8. Water Quality Could Tank In UK Due To Brexit

    Will Brexit exacerbate water quality challenges in the UK?

  9. Potential Uranium Mine Sparks Water Quality Protests

    A proposal for a new uranium mine in South Dakota is sparking protests from residents concerned about potential harm to water quality.

  10. Trump’s Proposed Budget Slashes EPA Funding By A Third

    U.S. EPA funding and water programs took a major hit in a budget proposal from President Trump released this week.