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  • Agreement Reached to Reduce Baltimore Sewage Overflows

    The new proposed agreement calls for mandatory stream quality monitoring for pollutants, including pathogens, with results posted quarterly, and greater transparency, with draft plans posted to the city's website and made available 45 days before they are due to interested parties.

  • StarKist Paying CWA Penalty, Improving American Samoa Plant

    "Today's agreement will help prevent hazardous releases at the StarKist facility, protect workers and the local community, and reduce pollution discharged into Pago Pago Harbor by more than 13 million pounds each year," said Alexis Strauss, acting regional administrator with EPA's Pacific Southwest Region. "Working with our partners at American Samoa EPA, we will monitor the company’s progress toward full compliance with all federal environmental rules."

  • First Convention on Mercury Control Now in Force

    "The Minamata Convention shows that our global work to protect our planet and its people can continue to bring nations together. We did it for the ozone layer and now we're doing it for mercury, just as we need to do it for climate change – a cause that the Minamata Convention will also serve. Together, we can clean up our act," said Erik Solheim, head of UN Environment.

  • DOI Orders Study of Mountaintop Removal's Health Effects Halted

    The National Academies said it would go forward with previously scheduled meetings for the project in Kentucky on Aug. 21-23 "and we stand ready to resume it as soon as the Department of the Interior review is completed."

  • Montana DEQ Seeks Comments on Colstrip Reports

    This graphic shows dissolved boron in bedrock groundwater at the plant site: CSES-Colstrip, Montana.

    The three reports are required under the Administrative Order on Consent between the agency and Talen Montana, LLC. They concern the industrial wastewater facilities at the Colstrip Steam Electric Station.

  • Tennessee Awards $22 Million in Water, Wastewater Construction Grants

    The Clean Water State Revolving Fund Loan Program has awarded more than $1.8 billion in low-interest loans since its inception in 1987, while Tennessee's Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Loan Program has awarded more than $300.5 million in low-interest loans since its inception in 1996.


Whitepapers

  • Lean Water Operations

    How to control the cost and pricing of water while improving efficiency.

  • Thinking Differently About Water

    What is the value of water? It turns out that the answer to that question is not straightforward. While the element water - two hydrogen atoms attached to one oxygen atom - is simple, water as a resource is highly complex and filled with contradictions. Water is abundant yet scarce; priceless yet “free,” life-sustaining yet if contaminated, life-threatening.

  • Investing in Wastewater Treatment Upgrades: Boosting the Triple Bottom Line

    Johnson Controls explains how projects that improve wastewater treatment infrastructure can increase operating efficiency, help the local environment, provide economic benefits, improve the reliability of compliance, and enhance the community’s quality of life. Cities and water authorities can attain these benefits without investing their own capital up front and yet earn immediate long-term guaranteed cost savings.