The revised regulation requires CAFOs that discharge to seek coverage under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit.
Covering 10 percent of a watershed with impervious cover can cause as much as one-third of a decline in pollution-sensitive aquatic insects.
Working for TVA, the lab is continuing its research to determine if selenium and other contaminants will have a long-term effect on fish populations.
The group's management process re-establishes the balance between plant growth and the behavior of herding animals.
In addition to penalties, the settlement requires ADOT and its contractors to implement a comprehensive stormwater quality training program for its employees.
Singapore International Water Week provides a platform for finding viable water solutions, which are critical for the sustainable growth of cities worldwide.
- By Michael Toh
- Jun 05, 2010
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.
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.
Research provides insight into conditions needed to produce nitrogen fixation.
Indiana University scientists measured nitrogen and phosphorus retention as well as carbon sequestration in tidal soils of three Georgia rivers.
Both EPA and MassDEP say enforcement actions have removed 10,000 gallons per day of sewage from storm drains.
EPA, USDA, DOI, NOAA, Army Corps of Engineers will work together to protect and restore the Chesapeake Bay.
Clean Vessel Act grants help marinas manage wastes and protect recreational waterways.
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.
University of Georgia's Patricia Yager will lead an international team in studying climate effects on the River-Ocean Continuum of the Amazon.
Environmental organization braces for Gulf disaster impact on fragile coastal ecosystems and fisheries.
EPA's latest initiative will show how well it is performing in cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
The enhanced protections for the Anacostia River and Chesapeake Bay include low impact development, strict discharge limits, and monitoring total maximum daily loads.
“Dispose My Meds” pharmacies will provide consumers with postage-paid envelopes or onsite programs where pharmaceuticals are collected and disposed of properly.