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Draft Permit Would Limit Pesticide Discharges to Waters

The Pesticides General Permit would require operators to use the lowest effective amount of pesticide, prevent leaks and spills, calibrate equipment and look for and report adverse incidents.

Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority Wins Stockholm Award

Since 1993, Ek Sonn Chan and his team have refurbished the supply system and introduced cost-effective billing and collection.

Groundwater Foundation Provides Haiti Relief Grants

Funds will be used to help build fresh drinking water wells through the ClearBlue Project and Hands on the World Global Inc.

HRSD, Ostara Partner to Recover Nutrients and Make Fertilizer

The technology turns a maintenance problem at the Nansemond plant into a commercially viable fertilizer product with no additional cost to the Hampton Roads Sanitation District.

NOAA Assists Effort to Decontaminate Commercial Ships from BP Oil Spill

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration contracted C&C Technologies to conduct a magnetometer survey of a proposed alternate anchorage site near the mouth of the Mississippi River, where ships can wait until their hulls are inspected.

Baylor Study: Nitrogen Fixation Not Uniform in Texas Lakes

Research provides insight into conditions needed to produce nitrogen fixation.

Waycross, Ga., Installs Device to Stop Floating Trash

City takes out ARRA-funded loan to help stop trash from polluting the Satilla River.

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The Accuracy of Groundwater Sampling

A triple blind groundwater sampling event shows that the environment is a very complex system that may not lend itself to simple explanation.



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Harnessing Sun and Wind Energy for Water Treatment

A green commitment delivers clean, reliable, cost-saving power to American Water.

Water Conservation in West Basin Service Area Lowers Water Use 13%

Wholesaler says efforts must continue to reach 20 percent by 2020.

FWS Awards $12.8 M to 31 States for Sewage Pumpout Facilities

Clean Vessel Act grants help marinas manage wastes and protect recreational waterways.

Boeing to Restore Habitat in Washington Waterway

The company will create habitat for out-migrating juvenile salmon in the Duwamish River and repay $2 million of the natural resource trustee's costs to resolve liability for hazardous releases from its facilities.

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ORNL's New Spectrometry Provides Quick, In-Situ Monitoring

Scientist says the technology would reduce the cost of long-term monitoring of contaminants in groundwater by up to 80 percent.

Puerto Rico Authority to Spend $195 M on 126 Drinking Water Plants

The Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority also will pay a $1 million civil penalty and spend an additional $2.5 million to improve lake water quality.

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Case Study: Dry Scrubber Lowers Energy Costs for Spray Booth

Volkswagen's Chattanooga facility will debut North America's first EcoDryScrubber to lower CO2 and NOx emissions, energy costs, and water usage.

Donated Water Revives Unique Murray-Darling Wetland

Australians donated money to the Australian Conservation Foundation for water to replenish the Hattah Lakes wetlands in northern Victoria.

Waterkeepers Want Feds to Contain Gulf Spill, Step Up Oversight

Environmental organization braces for Gulf disaster impact on fragile coastal ecosystems and fisheries.

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