Latest Clean Water Act Stories

2011-07-06 10:15:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the impacts of rising sea levels increasingly upon us and the need for effective action at hand, authorities from around the country will meet in Anaheim, CA this August for a highly focused symposium on protecting our shoreline infrastructure from the potential devastation of the rising tides. Procedures for evaluating sea level change, the unforeseen consequences of coastal flooding, impact assessment, response and adaption strategies, new...

2011-06-27 12:30:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The worlds foremost experts on storm and surface-water quality will get together in Anaheim, CA August 21 - 25 to explore the newest water pollution prevention and mitigation technologies, share their recent experiences and discuss which strategies are most effective in minimizing surface water pollution.

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.

2011-04-28 00:00:28

Sportsmen and women across the country have reason for encouragement today after the administration initiated steps to restore Clean Water Act protections to many wetlands and streams. Memphis, Tenn.

2011-04-20 08:00:00

260+ businesses and organizations sign letter urging congressional leaders to dedicate BP penalties to gulf restoration WASHINGTON, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the first anniversary of the start of the BP Gulf oil disaster, new polling released today shows that voters nationwide overwhelmingly support efforts to ensure that any fines paid by BP and others responsible for the spill are dedicated to restoring the region.

2011-03-07 21:45:46

New research reveals vast tracts of wetlands along the upper Gulf Coast are more hydrologically connected to Galveston Bay and other waters of the U.S. than previously thought, suggesting immediate implications for how they are preserved, managed and regulated.

2011-02-25 15:48:00

CHARLESTON, W.V., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to withhold funds from the EPA and the Office of Surface Mining (OSM) for components of guidance or new rules that are continuing the attack on Appalachian coal mining.

2011-02-24 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A united coalition of fishing, hunting and sporting organizations from nearly every U.S.

2011-02-16 12:23:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2011-01-27 13:22:00

House Democratic Amendment Similar to Recently Introduced Bill by GOP Congressman Scalise WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seven nonprofit advocacy groups praised an amendment in an updated oil spill response bill introduced last night by U.S. Rep.

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