The National Academy of Sciences should limit itself to the science of the conservation plan and the environmental needs of the Bay Delta, according to the Environmental Defense Fund.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and the Water Replenishment District agree that imported water supplies are expected to be problematic in 2010.
The Water Environment Federation and the National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association will leverage resources to support integrated water resource management.
Pacific Pipeline Systems will pay for the discharge of crude oil into Pyramid Lake in 2005, according to a settlement negotiated by the Justice Department and EPA.
Johns Hopkins University researchers suggest that lower nutrients and oysters could help keep algal blooms down in U.S. waterways.
The study simulated climate change to develop better flood management plans for existing water systems.
EPA's engineering evaluation addresses cleanup, stabilization, and closure of the Swan Pond embayment area.
A $20,000 environmental justice grant will help build an online tool to broaden community awareness of contaminated sites and pollution sources in Waterfront South and South-Central Camden, N.J.
Single-use filter pouches and community supporting hydro-wells will purify 1,480 gallons of water a day for survivors of the Haiti earthquake.
With supportive public comments, the agency says it plans to involve the community as Dow proceeds with its Superfund work in two Michigan waterways and continues to comply with its Resource Conservation and Recovery Act license.
The federal agency is proposing numerical nutrient limits on Florida's lakes, rivers, streams, springs and canals, in response to a 2009 consent decree with the Florida Wildlife Federation.
Oklahoma oil production facility paid $900 and certified that it has corrected all identified discrepancies, including appropriate spill containment and employee training.
Rodney O. Corr discharged fill material into approximately 14 acres of wetlands to clear a site for commercial development without applying for a Clean Water Act Section 404 permit.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to dredge sediment to maintain proper depth for ship traffic but this action may affect the polychlorinated biphenyls.
Inconsistent federal, state and local laws are undercutting groundwater protection efforts in the United States.
- By Michael E. Covert, P.G.
- Jan 14, 2010