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2012-09-05 23:02:33

StormwateRx has hired Rene Gamero to serve as the company´s Manager for the Southwest Region. Gamero brings significant national and international sales and business development experience to StormwateRx as the company continues to expand its business throughout North America, designing, manufacturing and selling stormwater filtration and treatment systems for industrial sites. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 StormwateRx LLC, a provider of industrial stormwater treatment...

2012-06-06 02:21:24

HOUSTON, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced a program to provide a total stormwater management offering to U.S. municipalities in the form of public-private strategic alliances. WM, in collaboration with AbTech Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: ABHD), an environmental technologies and engineering firm specializing in addressing water contamination issues, will team up with municipalities to design, build, operate and service stormwater infrastructure. (Logo:...

2012-04-26 10:21:07

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection invites municipal authorities, local governments and businesses to attend a May 8 conference focused on making water and wastewater treatment plants more energy efficient. The Energy Conference for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants will be held from 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. in Room 128 of the Science and Technology Building at Penn State - Harrisburg, 777 W. Harrisburg Pike, Middletown,...

2011-09-27 09:32:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection announced today that PAG-13, a general permit for municipal separate storm sewer systems, will be renewed, effective March 2013, with revisions that allow local governments to effectively manage stormwater runoff. "We are delighted that EPA has finally dropped its longstanding objections to this change, which go back more than two years," DEP Secretary Mike Krancer said. "Each...

2011-08-16 10:15:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- StormCon, the North American Surface Water Quality Conference & Expo, announces an extensively expanded educational lineup that includes separate tracks addressing Industrial Stormwater, Green Infrastructure, and Erosion & Sediment Control. This increases the number of conference tracks to seven and the number of separate educational sessions to more than 120, an unprecedented array of choices for conference attendees. And for the first...

2011-06-22 15:11:00

ATLANTA, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Geosyntec Consultants (Geosyntec) announced today it received funding for the design, installation, measurement, and analysis of two projects incorporating actively controlled, distributed green infrastructure ("high-performance green infrastructure") approaches for urban stormwater control under a New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Green Infrastructure Grant Program. Both projects focus on leveraging advanced technology in...

2011-04-20 14:55:00

Multi-disciplinary Villanova Center for the Advancement of Sustainability in Engineering (VCASE) Transforms University Campus into "Living Laboratory" VILLANOVA, Pa., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Villanova's College of Engineering has launched a new center of research that brings concepts of sustainability within the study and practice of engineering to life. The new Villanova Center for the Advancement of Sustainability in Engineering (VCASE) houses multi-disciplinary...

2010-12-29 13:00:00

State's Comprehensive Cost-Effective Plan to Build on Significant Past Pollution Reductions, Keep Industries Viable HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has outlined its final "pollution diet" for states in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, Pennsylvania's top environmental and agriculture officials say the state is ready to do its part to improve water quality. Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger and...

2010-10-30 00:00:40

Azavea (formerly Avencia), an award-winning Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software design and development firm, announces the launch of PhillyStormwater.org, a public web Stormwater Billing application (http://PhillyStormwater.org/) for the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD). The application supports the City of Philadelphia's new parcel-based stormwater billing program. Philadelphia, PA (Vocus) October 29, 2010 Azavea, an award-winning Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software...

2010-08-20 10:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection is providing municipal drainage system operators a nine-month extension of their existing general permit to better coordinate implementation of new permitting requirements. The extension applies to general permit PAG-13, which governs how municipal separate storm sewer systems handle stormwater runoff in urban areas. These systems, commonly referred to as MS4s, are publicly owned networks of...