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2011-08-03 10:15:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the devastating impacts of rising sea levels increasingly evident, 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 mapping tools and...

2011-08-02 10:15:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- StormCon, the North American Surface Water Quality Conference & Expo, announced earlier today 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...

2011-07-26 10:15:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's leading experts on storm- and surface-water quality will gather 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. After August 1 the Early Bird registration rate expires, so register today and save! With NPDES compliance in mind, StormCon 2011 brings...

2011-07-19 12:08:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Water protection experts will gather in Anaheim August 21-25 to explore the newest pollution prevention technologies and discuss which strategies are most effective in minimizing surface water pollution. With NPDES compliance in mind, StormCon 2011 brings together public officials, builders and contractors, inspectors, civil engineers, designers, regulators, enforcement officials, planners, consultants, researchers, educators, EPA staff,...

2011-07-14 10:24:00

Bill would restore jurisdiction of state agencies over EPA in regards to Clean Water Act WASHINGTON, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- H.R. 2018, the Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act sponsored by Representative John Mica (R-FL) and Representative Nick Rahall (D-WV), passed a floor vote in the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday night with 239 votes in favor of the legislation. The bill asserts that states should have the primary responsibility for regulation of water...

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,...

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. With NPDES compliance in mind, StormCon 2011 brings together municipal and government officials, builders & contractors, site...

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...

2011-04-28 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. (PRWEB) April 27, 2011 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. These waters are critically important to waterfowl and other wildlife populations...

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. Under the Clean Water Act (CWA), BP's fines will be...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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