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EPA Reaches New Milestone in Cleanup of the Gowanus Canal Superfund Site Cleanup

Jul 01, 2024
Issues Order to Require $369 Million Cleanup of Second Canal Section

EPA announces $22.4 million to protect and restore Chesapeake Bay through Investing in America agenda

Jun 25, 2024
Since 2006, the INSR Program have reduced 36 million pounds of nitrogen, nine million pounds of phosphorus, and nearly 800,000 tons of sediment.

EPA Releases Information that States and Tribes Can Use to Protect Local Fish from Toxic Tire Chemicals

Jun 10, 2024
These chemicals have been found in freshwater ecosystems and linked to runoff from automotive tire dust and debris.

EPA issues Superfund cleanup plan for East Waterway

May 29, 2024
Aggressive plan would cleanup over 120 acres of contaminated sediment

U.S. EPA Announces $41 million in Available Grants to Upgrade Stormwater and Sewer Infrastructure

May 09, 2024
Safely managing stormwater is critical to preventing contaminants, including untreated sewage, from polluting waterways.

United States and California Take Enforcement Action Against San Francisco for Violations of the Clean Water Act

May 01, 2024
There has been widespread failures to operate two combined sewer systems and three sewage treatment plants in compliance with the Clean Water Act.

EPA Finalizes Critical Rule to Clean up PFAS Contamination to Protect Public Health

Apr 19, 2024
EPA action designates two widely used PFAS as hazardous substances under the Superfund law.

EPA, Congresswoman Summer Lee Kick Off Earth Month with Pittsburgh ‘EcoStewards’

Apr 02, 2024
“The environmental literacy of these young students is truly remarkable,” reflected EPA Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator Adam Ortiz.

Ft. Lewis College students receive $75K EPA award for water sampling project to better detect bacteria in surface waters

Mar 18, 2024
This award is part of nearly $1.2 million in funding granted to 16 college student teams across the nation.

Landowner to pay $10,000 for Clean Water Act violations in Central, Alaska

Mar 05, 2024
The EPA announced that Ryan and Noah Smith will pay $10k for multiple violations of the Clean Water Act at their property in Central, Alaska.

EPA announces over $1 billion to start new cleanup projects and continue work at 100 Superfund sites across the country

Feb 27, 2024
Thanks to this third and final wave of investment, EPA is funding all the construction work that is ready to begin at Superfund sites nationwide

EPA announces nearly $45 Million for Nevada drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure upgrades

Feb 20, 2024
EPA announced nearly $45 million from the President’s Investing in America agenda for Nevada drinking water and clean water infrastructure upgrades.

EPA penalizes private landowner for violating the Clean Water Act by discharging fill into the South Fork of the Coeur d’Alene River

Jan 24, 2024
A penalty of $8000 for violating the Clean Water Act when he discharged fill material into the South Fork of the Coeur d’Alene River at his property in ID.

Swinerton Builders Reaches Agreement to Address Clean Water Act Violations and Offset Environmental Harm at Solar Farm Construction Sites in Alabama, Idaho and Illinois

Jan 17, 2024
Settlement includes 600k to restore Portneuf River near Pocatello, Idaho

EPA Reaches Agreement to Advance the Cleanup of the San German Superfund Site in Puerto Rico

Dec 22, 2023
"The cost of the cleanup is estimated at $7.7 million... Over 44 nearby industrial sites were part of the EPA's investigation."

EPA, Made in America Office, & federal water infrastructure agencies seek information to advance domestic manufacturing of critical water infrastructure products

Nov 15, 2023
This Request for Information will accelerate Federal efforts to expand domestic supply chains for products used in water infrastructure projects.

EPA Makes $52 Million Investment to Support Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements Across Puerto Rico

Nov 14, 2023
“EPA’s investment in Puerto Rico’s water infrastructure means less pollution and cleaner water across the island.” - EPA Regional Admin

EPA Reaches Settlement with BG Products Inc. for Alleged Clean Water Act Violations in Kansas

Oct 19, 2023
EPA & BG Products Inc. have reached a settlement to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act at their automotive products manufacturing facilities

EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Lehigh Valley Railroad Derailment Superfund Site in Genesee County, New York

Oct 02, 2023
EPA has finalized its cleanup plan to address contaminated groundwater, soil, bedrock, soil vapor and surface water at the Derailment site.

EPA Reaches Agreement with California Department of Corrections over Claims of Clean Water Act Violations

Sep 19, 2023
EPA has entered into an Administrative Order on Consent with the CA Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation for claims of Clean Water Act violations.

To Conform with Recent Supreme Court Decision, EPA and Army Amend “Waters of the United States” Rule

Aug 29, 2023
This provides the clarity needed to advance, while moving forward with infrastructure projects, economic opportunities & agricultural activities.

$4.5 million in Grants for Region 6 States to Upgrade Stormwater and Sewer Infrastructure

Aug 15, 2023
Under President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda, EPA program to offer grant assistance at no cost to small and financially distressed communities

EPA penalizes Alaska homebuilder $107,000 for violations of Clean Water Act

Aug 03, 2023
The U.S. EPA announced today that two companies based in Wasilla, Alaska, were penalized $107,000 for violations of the Clean Water Act.

EPA Fines the Ritz-Carlton Resort on St. Thomas, USVI for Violations of the Clean Water Act

Jul 26, 2023
The EPA has settled against The Ritz-Carlton on St. Thomas, for its failure to monitor & report on discharges of treated wastewater coming from the Resort.

EPA, Justice Department and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality Reach Agreement with City of Jackson on Proposal to Address Sewer System Issues

Jul 24, 2023
Like the November 2022 Agreement to Address Drinking Water, the Proposal Would Appoint an Interim Third-Party Manager to Oversee the Sewer System

Messer LLC to pay $1.9 million penalty for Clean Water Act violations at New Cumberland, WV facility

Jun 23, 2023
Messer has agreed to take actions to eliminate ongoing National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit violations & prevent future ones.

EPA Announces $1.5 Million for Brownfield Sites in Dallas, Texas

Jun 16, 2023
Both grants fund cleanup plans, environmental assessments, and community outreach activities such as public meetings.

StormwaterONE Showcases In-Person Inspectors Training Field Event at Ohio Stormwater Conference

May 24, 2023
StormwaterONE made a splash with its best-in-class stormwater training event during the Ohio Stormwater Conference

EPA Takes Action to Protect Sandberg Creek and Fines Newburg Egg Processing Corp. for Violating Clean Water Act

May 23, 2023
The company will pay a penalty of $100,000 for not meeting the pollution limits and has already taken steps to address the cause of the violations.

EPA Proposes to Establish First-Time Clean Water Act Protections for Over 250 Tribes

May 03, 2023
EPA’s proposed baseline water quality standards would usher in new Clean Water Act protections for Tribal Nation waterways

EPA takes first-ever federal Clean Water Act enforcement action to address PFAS discharges at Washington Works facility near Parkersburg, W. Va.

Apr 26, 2023
The order on consent also directs Chemours to characterize the extent of PFAS contamination from discharges.

EPA Fines Two Companies for Clean Water Violations at Hotel Construction Site in Luquillo, Puerto Rico

Apr 17, 2023
The companies will pay a total fine of $30,000 for the violations, which were related to the construction of the Fairfield Inn and Suites Hotel & Casino.

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Availability of $16 Million for Pollution Prevention in Environmental Justice Communities

Mar 10, 2023
EPA will support businesses in developing & adopting pollution prevention practices that advance environmental justice & protect underserved communities

EPA Announces Nearly $180 Million for Clean Water Infrastructure Upgrades for the States of AR, LA, NM, OK and TX

Mar 09, 2023
Nearly half of funding for states, Tribes, and territories is available as grants and forgivable loans for critical water infrastructure projects that will

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $2.4 Billion for Clean Water Infrastructure Upgrades Through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Feb 24, 2023
Nearly 1/2 of funding is available as grants & forgivable loans for critical infrastructure projects that will help underserved communities across the US.

EPA News: Capital Region Water agrees to make upgrades to wastewater treatment for Harrisburg area

Feb 14, 2023
"The modified consent decree updates a 2015 consent decree that resolved violations of the Clean Water Act and the Pennsylvania Clean Streams Law..."

EPA Reaches $11 Million Settlement with Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company

Jan 18, 2023
EPA has reached a settlement with PRIDCO for the reimbursement of $11 million in costs EPA incurred in cleaning up contamination at the Maunabo Groundwater

EPA and Army Finalize Rule Establishing Definition of WOTUS and Restoring Fundamental Water Protections

Dec 30, 2022
The final rule restores essential water protections that were in place prior to 2015 under the Clean Water Act

EPA proposes Clean Water Act settlement on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Montana

Dec 20, 2022
Proposed penalty addresses violations at the Browning Lagoon Wastewater Treatment Facility and Two Medicine Water Treatment Plant

EPA Announces $25.7 Million in Grants to Support Water Systems in Rural and Small Communities

Dec 13, 2022
EPA’s funding will help ensure that drinking water in these communities is safe and that wastewater is treated before it is responsibly returned...

EPA Issues Guidance to States to Reduce Harmful PFAS Pollution

Dec 06, 2022
New EPA memo provides direction under NPDES permitting program to restrict PFAS at their source

City of Elyria, Ohio Agrees to Federal/State Plan to Eliminate Sewage Discharges into the Black River

Nov 09, 2022
Investments In Municipal Wastewater System Will Improve Water Quality

EPA Issues Final List of Contaminants for Potential Regulatory Consideration in Drinking Water, Significantly Increases PFAS Chemicals for Review

Nov 02, 2022
This update includes a substantial expansion of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), an important first step towards identifying additional PFAS

Colorado to receive $411,440 through EPA’s Pollution Prevention Grant program

Oct 28, 2022
P2 funding will support state partnerships with businesses to reduce pollution and costs and focus on environmental justice concerns in communities

New York receives over $200 million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding

Oct 20, 2022
This is the 1st installment of a total of nearly $427 mil. in funding going to New York for water infrastructure, with an additional $220 mil. expected.

EPA settles with Guam Shipyard to reduce pollution at Apra Harbor Facility

Oct 19, 2022
U.S. EPA has reached a settlement with Guam Shipyard to meet pollutant discharge requirements under the Clean Water Act to protect Apra Harbor.

Seaport Refining to Pay $127,000 Penalty Under Settlement with EPA Tied to Refinery in Redwood City

Oct 06, 2022
U.S. EPA announced a settlement with Seaport Refining & Environmental, LLC, the owner and operator of a petroleum refinery in Redwood City, CA.

EPA Awards Nearly $2 Million to UC Berkeley for Research to Advance Water Management and Security

Sep 09, 2022
EAR is the practice of using excess surface water to intentionally replenish and supplement existing groundwater supplies for storage and potential reuse.

EPA Selects Recipients of Nearly $12 Million in Pollution Prevention Grants Funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Sep 08, 2022
These grants will allow states & Tribes to provide businesses with technical assistance to help them develop & adopt P2 practices.

EPA Fines Shilling Construction Company Inc. for Alleged Clean Water Act Violations in Kansas

Aug 19, 2022
Shilling Construction Company Inc. will pay $71,324 in civil penalties to resolve alleged violations of the federal Clean Water Act

Under EPA agreement, Marine Corps Base Hawaii to make improvements after stormwater violations

Aug 11, 2022
EPA announced a Federal Facility Compliance Agreement with the US Marine Corps to make improvements related to stormwater discharges at the Hawaiian Base

EPA Announces $79 Million Investment from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Protect and Restore the Columbia River Basin

Aug 10, 2022
Up to $6.9 million in Clean Water Act and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding will be awarded to reduce toxics in fish and water, address climate impacts

EPA fine leads to Hawaii DLNR acting on illegal cesspools

Aug 08, 2022
Largest land manager in Hawaii will evaluate its 1.3 million acres of property

Missouri Limestone Quarry to Pay $210K and Perform Watershed Restoration for Alleged Clean Water Act Violations

Jul 11, 2022
Trager Limestone LLC has agreed to pay a $210,000 civil penalty and perform watershed restoration at a cost of over $300,000, as part of a settlement.

EPA Order Puerto Rico Developers to Stop Pollution Discharges from Construction Site

Jul 06, 2022
EPA considers it a priority to assure compliance with the Clean Water Act due to increased construction activity across P.R., especially in coastal areas.

EPA Awards Research Grants to 16 Student Teams to Develop Innovative Solutions to Environmental Challenges

Jun 28, 2022
EPA’s P3 program is a 2-phase research grant program open to teams of college and university students working to design solutions for a sustainable future.

EPA Announces $6.5 Billion in New Funding Available for Water Infrastructure Projects

Jun 14, 2022
This funding will provide up to $6.5 billion in total funding to support $13 billion in water infrastructure projects while creating more than 40k jobs.

EPA Requires Closure of Kauai Cesspool, Protects Groundwater Resources

Jun 08, 2022
Koloa Self Storage illegally operated Large Capacity Cesspool beyond the 2005 deadline

U.S., Delaware settle with 21 parties on $41.6 million cleanup of Delaware Sand & Gravel Landfill Superfund Site

Jun 07, 2022
Between 1969 & 1976, approximately 550k cubic yards of industrial waste & construction debris, including at least 13k drums containing hazardous substances

EPA Orders Housing Developer to Stop Raw Sewage Discharges in Peñuelas, Puerto Rico

May 24, 2022
“Wastewater poses numerous threats to public health & the environment, so it’s imperative that regulated entities comply with the Clean Water Act."

EPA Selects Recipients for $21.7 Million in Technical Assistance Grants to Support Clean, Safe Water for Rural Communities

May 19, 2022
EPA is committed to helping communities across America upgrade and maintain water systems that are essential to public health and environmental protection.

EPA order enforces trash prevention safeguards in Montebello, protecting Los Angeles waterways

May 05, 2022
This action will help the city achieve compliance with the Clean Water Act with respect to discharges of trash into the Los Angeles River.

EPA Announces $524 Million Investment to Improve Health of Waterways and Oceans as Biden-Harris Administration Celebrates Earth Week

Apr 18, 2022
“Thanks to funding from EPA and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, we’re able to make significant investments in the health of our shared oceans,”

EPA Awards $100,000 to UC Berkeley for creating technology to remove high levels of arsenic from groundwater

Apr 11, 2022
“These students are leading the way with their environmental solutions to move us toward a more sustainable future.”

EPA Releases FY 2023 Congressional Budget Justification

Apr 05, 2022
The President’s Fiscal Year 2023 budget requests $11.881 billion for the EPA’s essential work to protect people from pollution.

EPA Announces Strategy to Protect Water Quality by Accelerating Nutrient Pollution Reductions

Apr 04, 2022
“Nutrient pollution is one of America's most widespread, costly, and challenging environmental problems,” said EPA's Radhika Fox.

EPA and Colorado announce enforcement partnership to advance environmental justice goals

Mar 10, 2022
EPA and CDPHE to meet with communities to get input and develop implementation plan

EPA Releases New Memo Outlining Strategy to Equitably Deliver Clean Water Through President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Mar 08, 2022
"EPA’s memo highlights the flexibility provided to states and borrowers to address a wide variety of local water quality and public health challenges."

EPA Awards Over $65,000 to U.S. Virgin Islands Government to Expand Understanding of Wetlands

Feb 24, 2022
"Wetlands in the US V.I. are critical to supporting healthy aquatic ecosystems as well as providing flood & erosion control, stabilizing shorelines."

EPA Announces $23 Million in Pollution Prevention Grant Opportunities, including $14 Million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding

Feb 11, 2022
Grants include emphasis on projects that address environmental justice and climate change.

EPA Fines Owner of San Joaquin Valley Almond Orchard for Clean Water Act Violations, Orders Restoration of Wetlands

Feb 08, 2022
The settlement requires the owner to pay $212,000 in civil penalties and restore and preserve 15 acres of wetland habitat.

2022 Construction General Permit (CGP) Soon to be Released

Feb 04, 2022
The 2022 CGP, which will become effective on February 17, 2022, replaces the 2017 CGP.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Nearly $17 Million for Stormwater Infrastructure Improvements in Bonita Springs

Jan 13, 2022
Funding will be used to make critical improvements to 2.5 miles of stormwater infrastructure and will repair damage caused by Hurricane Irma.

West Penn Power to pay $610,00 penalty in over discharge violations at coal ash landfills

Jan 12, 2022
“This settlement reaffirms that compliance with the Clean Water Act is an ongoing obligation for all industrial polluters..."

Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $41,580,908 for water, stormwater, and flood projects

Jan 06, 2022
TWDB administers assistance programs for the construction of water supply, wastewater treatment, flood control, & agricultural water conservation projects.

EPA and Massachusetts Settlements ensure Company will Pay Nearly $1.5 Million for 2019 North River Fish Kill

Dec 07, 2021
Company will Compensate Massachusetts for Harms to Natural Resources and Cold Water Fishery

EPA Region 8 states to receive water infrastructure funding through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law 

Dec 02, 2021
This funding, provided through EPA’s SRF programs, will create jobs while upgrading America’s aging water infrastructure and address

"DNREC Makes $1.2 Million in Nonpoint Source Pollution Grant Funding Available for Delaware Clean Water Projects"

Nov 29, 2021
DNREC will accept Section 319 Nonpoint Source grant proposals from Monday, Dec. 6, 2021 until Feb. 9, 2022.

"U.S. Infrastructure Struggles With New Weather Forecast" -Wall Street Journal

Nov 16, 2021
Heat, rain overwhelm systems designed to withstand old climate patterns.

EPA provides nearly $5 million for environmental improvements on tribal lands in Nevada

Nov 09, 2021
The EPA is announcing nearly $5 million in funding to 18 tribes in Nevada to invest in environmental programs.

"Stormwater cost-share program marks highest-funded year to date" -Overland Park, Kansas

Oct 25, 2021
The City of Overland Park gave more stormwater cost-share funding to the public in 2021 than any other year in the program’s 11-year history.

"County hopes to correct stormwater ‘problems of the past" -St. Pete Catalyst

Oct 13, 2021
Pinellas County is adopting a revised stormwater manual in the hopes of correcting previous problem areas.

"Global Stormwater Management Market Report 2021" -Research and Markets

Oct 13, 2021
Increase in the Number and Intensity of Landslides Due to Heavy Storm, Snow and Rainfall Drives the Adoption of Stormwater Management Solutions

"County Council working to raise awareness of stormwater issues"

Oct 07, 2021
Summit County Council passed on first reading during its Oct. 4 meeting a resolution declaring Oct. 17-23 as Stormwater Awareness Week.

Spokane Considering Stormwater Ordinance Changes to Protect Water Quality

Sep 10, 2021
The maintenance responsibilities for maintaining stormwater treatment facilities (e.g. swales) can be either public, private, or a combination of both.

Proposed Settlement with Midfield Aviation LLC for Clean Water Act Violations in Idaho

Sep 08, 2021
EPA alleges that the respondent was involved in aircraft maintenance failed to independently obtain coverage under the NPDES Multi-Sector Permit.

City of Kalamazoo Dyes Stormwater System to Look for Illicit Discharges

Aug 20, 2021
The city of Kalamazoo is placing dye that may appear in surface water, and officials are advising citizens not to be alarmed if they see it

Extreme weather: How it is connected to climate change?

Aug 09, 2021
Heatwaves, deadly floods and wildfires - this summer people are having to confront the link between extreme weather and climate change.

Mudslides, Worsened By Last Year's Wildfires, Shut Down A Vital Colorado Highway

Aug 03, 2021
Heavy rains resulted in some 10 feet of mud blanketing the highway on Thursday.

Larger-than-average Gulf of Mexico ‘dead zone’ measured

Aug 03, 2021
River discharge and nutrient loads contribute to size

EPA Releases Cyanobacteria Assessment Network (CyAN) Web Tool to Help Monitor Water Quality

Jul 21, 2021
he tool uses satellite data to alert users based on specific changes in the color of the water in lakes and reservoirs across the US.

EPA Announces $569 Million WIFIA Loan for Flood, Climate Resilience in the Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Area

Jun 18, 2021
Nationally, 52 WIFIA loans are financing $23 billion in water upgrades, creating 54,000 jobs

EPA proposed settlement with Phoenix Petroleum resolves Clean Water Act violations at North Dakota oil production facilities

Jun 17, 2021
Company agrees to penalty associated with an inadequate spill prevention plan and field implementation of the plan at two tank batteries

Former PWSA Supervisor Charged with Violating the Clean Water Act

Jun 14, 2021
A former supervisor for the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority has been charged in federal court with conspiring to violate the Clean Water Act.

EPA reaches settlement with landowners in Duchesne County, Utah to restore Duchesne River and floodplain on Uintah and Ouray Reservation

Jun 10, 2021
Karl and David Lamb to restore portions of the Duchesne River and floodplain impacted by unpermitted construction activities

EPA cites Alliant Techsystems Operations for environmental violations at Navy facility in Keyser, W. Va.

Jun 02, 2021
Alliant Techsystems Operations LLC faces a $350,000 penalty to settle environmental violations at US Navy-owned Laboratory

EPA Announces $10 Million Available for States, Tribes and Territories to Address Environmental Challenges

May 27, 2021
$8.5 million available for D.C., states, and territories, and $1.5 million available for Tribes

EPA Evaluates Plan to Reduce Bay Pollutants No Longer Contained by Conowingo Reservoir

May 06, 2021
The US EPA has completed its evaluation of to compensate for more than 6 million pounds of Chesapeake Bay pollutants

EPA settles with Sutter County’s Bear River Supply Inc. for selling misbranded pesticide

May 06, 2021
Bear River Supply Inc., has agreed to pay a $50,578 penalty to resolve EPA's findings that the company produced pesticides.

EPA Announces Plan to Update Toxics Release Inventory to Advance Environmental Justice

Apr 30, 2021
Plan includes expanding reporting requirements for certain chemicals and facilities, including ethylene oxide and PFAS, and providing new tools

EPA recognizes University of Pittsburgh with RainWorks award for green infrastructure project

Apr 28, 2021
University of Pittsburgh has received a Campus RainWorks Challenge award in a national competition

EPA Fines Swain Construction Inc. in Omaha $150K for Alleged Clean Water Act Violations

Apr 12, 2021
The US EPA has reached a settlement with Swain Construction Inc. in Omaha, Nebraska, for alleged violations of the federal Clean Water Act.

EPA Issues Record of Decision Related to Combined Sewer Overflow Impacts on the Newtown Creek Superfund Site in New York City

Apr 12, 2021
The EPA has issued a Record of Decision that evaluates impacts of the current and expected future volume of combined sewer overflow (CSO) discharges.

New agreement marks critical step forward in delivering reliable drinking water to hundreds of thousands

Apr 07, 2021
A $1 billion project to provide a safe and reliable source of drinking water throughout northwestern New Mexico and tribal nations.

EPA proposes settlement with BNSF to resolve North Platte River oil spill in Wyoming

Apr 05, 2021
Clean Water Act violations associated with 2019 train derailment near Guernsey

U.S., Pennsylvania Resolve Wetlands, Water Violations by Chesapeake Appalachia

Mar 24, 2021
In a settlement agreement with the US and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Chesapeake Appalachia LLC (CALLC) has resolved a federal-state lawsuit

Settlement with Merit Energy resolves violations of oil pollution prevention regulations in Wyoming

Mar 24, 2021
Agreement with Texas-based company resolves findings of non-compliance at Hot Springs County oil production facility

Under Agreement with EPA, US Forest Service Closes 77 Pollution Causing Cesspools

Mar 18, 2021
Cesspool Closures in Arizona and California to Increase Healthy Watersheds Across Landscapes

EPA requires seven Kauai cesspools to be closed to protect groundwater, fines Hawai‘i DLNR again

Mar 04, 2021
Four EPA enforcement actions against Hawai‘i DLNR have closed 74 cesspools, collected $407,400 in fines

Three Construction Companies Settle with EPA After Allegedly Polluting Mill Creek in Johnson County, Kansas

Mar 04, 2021
Mill Creek is on the state’s Impaired Waters List

Newport Bay boat yards to pay penalties over violations of Clean Water Act

Feb 24, 2021
Under the settlements, Basin Marine and Balboa Boatyard will pay a combined $202,132 in penalties

EPA approves revisions to Louisiana Water Quality Standards

Feb 12, 2021
The EPA recently completed its review of provisions of the new and revised Louisiana water quality standards submitted to EPA by the state.

EPA settlement with Fleur de Lis resolves oil spills affecting surface waters in Wyoming

Feb 10, 2021
Agreement resolves spills and lack of adequate spill prevention and response plans at facilities in Natrona and Johnson Counties

EPA Announces Over $72 Million for Clean Water Projects in Texas

Jan 26, 2021
The US EPA recently awarded the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) $72,632,000 to provide low-interest loans to fund clean water projects in Texas.

EPA approves Clean Water Program to Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Jan 15, 2021
The TCEQ will take over responsibility of permitting authority for the discharges of oil and gas ‎activities, pipelines and natural gas processing plants.

EPA Announces Progress with Environmental Justice Communities

Jan 14, 2021
The US EPA released its annual Environmental Justice Progress Report highlighting key environmental health advances.

EPA Invites Three Kansas City Metropolitan Area Cities and Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Apply for WIFIA Loans to Improve Water Quality

Jan 12, 2021
Four of 55 new projects to provide water infrastructure upgrades for 30 million Americans, while creating over 40,000 jobs

EPA Announces $85 Million Loan to San Mateo, California to Improve Wastewater Management

Dec 21, 2020
Nationally, 41 WIFIA loans are helping finance more than $16.8 billion in water infrastructure projects

EPA Awards Grant to Marshall University Student Team for Innovative Technology Project

Dec 18, 2020
The US EPA has awarded a grant to Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, through its People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) program.

Texas Water Development Board receives over $3.3 million to help improve drinking water

Dec 17, 2020
The state will use the funds to carry out projects and activities needed for public water systems to comply with the Safe Drinking Water Act.

EPA awards $1 million to the District of Columbia to control polluted runoff, restore water quality

Dec 17, 2020
The grant is part of EPA's Nonpoint Source Implementation Grant Program, as outlines in Section 319 of the Clean Water Act to control water pollution.

EPA Announces $17.7 Million in Grants to Support Water Systems Rural and Small Communities

Dec 10, 2020
The US EPA announced the availability of $17.7 million in grant funding for technical assistance and training providers to support water systems.

$1.1 Million in Grants Awarded to Improve the Health of Long Island Sound Sixteen grants awarded to projects in New York

Dec 07, 2020
Officials announced 16 grants totaling $1.1 million to local governments, nongovernmental organizations and community groups.

EPA awards $1.7 million to Virginia to control polluted runoff, restore water quality

Nov 24, 2020
The US EPA announced a $1,693,000 grant to the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality to improve water quality of water bodies

EPA Awards Arkansas Over $3.2 Million to Manage Water Pollution

Nov 20, 2020
Funding will support management programs for nonpoint source (NPS) water pollution.

Koppers Inc. settles with EPA for alleged violations of oil spill prevention regulations in West Virginia, Pennsylvania

Nov 19, 2020
Koppers Inc. has agreed to settle with the U.S. EP, the states of West Virginia and Pennsylvania to resolve alleged violations.

U.S. EPA Announces Nearly $500 Million for Water Infrastructure Projects in Northern California

Nov 10, 2020
Nationally, 40 WIFIA loans are helping finance more than $16.6 billion in water infrastructure projects

Iowa Department of Natural Resources and K-State University Selected by EPA for Source Reduction Assistance Grants

Nov 05, 2020
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is to receive $127,453. Kansas State University is to receive. $132,000.

EPA Announces $160,000 Grant to Nevada’s greenUP! to Support Green Manufacturing, Pollution Prevention

Nov 05, 2020
$1.16 million awarded for pollution source reduction nationwide

EPA Awards Source Reduction Grant to New York State Pollution Prevention Institute at Rochester Institute of Technology

Nov 05, 2020
Nationwide, 11 organizations across nine states will receive grant funding totaling $1.16 million to support pollution prevention.

EPA awards $2.2 million to Maryland to control polluted runoff, restore water quality

Nov 05, 2020
The EPA announced a $2,241,500 grant to the Maryland Department of the Environment to improve water quality in rivers and streams throughout the state.

EPA awards $287,000 to Virginia to support wetlands projects

Nov 03, 2020
The US EPA announced two grants totaling a $287,250 to enhance Virginia’s wetlands program.

EPA awards $187,000 to Pennsylvania to support wetlands restoration

Oct 29, 2020
PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources received a grant to enhance its wetlands program with a web-based tool that helps restoration efforts.

EPA Awards $346.8M for Infrastructure to Protect Surface & Drinking Waters in the Pacific Southwest

Oct 26, 2020
The US EPA is awarding $346.8 million in SRFs for the Pacific Southwest Region of Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada and U.S. Pacific Island territories

EPA recognizes Texas organizations; leaders in water conservation

Oct 14, 2020
The US EPA recognized the cities of Allen and Plano, Texas, for being leaders in water efficiency and conservations efforts.

EPA announces selection of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to receive $120,000 for environmental emergency planning

Oct 08, 2020
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe one of 18 organizations selected nationwide for Collaborative Problem-Solving Agreements

EPA, Pennsylvania Sign Agreement to Expand Efforts Supporting Clean Water, Healthy Farms

Oct 02, 2020
The US EPA and the PA Department of Agriculture signed a Letter of Understanding to expand joint activities supporting cleaner water and sustainable farms

U.S. EPA Awards Nearly $566,000 to Improve Post-Hurricane Waste Management in Northern Mariana Islands

Oct 01, 2020
The US EPA is awarding $565,980 to the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) for necessary expenses related to the consequences of Typhoon Yuto.

City of Corpus Christi Agrees to Invest in Water Infrastructure Improvements

Sep 25, 2020
The City Will Eliminate Sanitary Sewer System Overflows and Illegal Discharges

Seven Mid-Atlantic Organizations Among 42 Nationwide Receiving more than $9 Million in EPA Pollution Prevention Grants

Sep 25, 2020
The US EPA announced today that seven Mid-Atlantic organizations are among 42 nationwide groups receiving $9.3 million in support of pollution prevention.

EPA, Maryland Sign Pact to Expand Efforts Supporting Clean Water, Healthy Farms

Sep 02, 2020
The US EPA and MDA signed a 5-year MOU to expand joint activities supporting the agencies’ shared goal of cleaner water and sustainable farms.

EPA awards $62.9 million to Pennsylvania for water quality improvement projects

Sep 01, 2020
The US EPA announced it has awarded $62.9 million to PA for water quality improvement projects to address wastewater treatment and stormwater runoff.

EPA awards $38.4 million to Maryland for water quality improvement projects

Aug 26, 2020
The US EPA announced today it has awarded $38.4 million to Maryland for water quality improvement projects

U.S. EPA awards nearly $100,000 to address microplastic pollution in Lake Tahoe

Aug 25, 2020
The US EPA has awarded $97,000 in grants for projects to address microplastic pollution in Lake Tahoe.

EPA Awards $30.5 Million for Infrastructure to Protect Surface Waters and Drinking Water in Arizona

Aug 20, 2020
The US EPA is awarding $2.7 billion nationwide in support to water infrastructure via State Revolving Funds (SRFs).

EPA Approves Virginia’s plan to improve water quality

Aug 18, 2020
The US EPA announced it has approved Virginia’s plan for $659 million in water infrastructure improvements for Fiscal Year 2020.

EPA Awards State of Texas More Than $3.8 Million to Manage Water Pollution

Jul 29, 2020
Funding will support management programs for nonpoint source (NPS) water pollution.

Pacific Energy to pay civil penalty for violations of the Clean Water Act at the American Samoa Terminal

Jul 22, 2020
The EPA has entered into a Consent Decree (CD) with Pacific Energy South West Pacific, Ltd. related to that company’s violations of the CWA.

EPA awards Pueblo of Laguna grant to manage water pollution

Jul 22, 2020
The funding will support management programs for nonpoint-source water pollution.

EPA fines Hawaii local and state governments, requires three cesspool closures in effort to protect groundwater

Jul 22, 2020
The EPA will take enforcement actions on Oahu and the Big Island to bring about the closure of three pollution-causing large-capacity cesspools.

EPA Announces $6 Billion in New Funding for Water Infrastructure Projects

Jul 14, 2020
Funding availability builds on 24 WIFIA loans issued under President Trump financing nearly $12 billion in water infrastructure and creating 25,000 jobs

EPA Grant to Santa Ana Pueblo Will Help Strengthen Environmental Programs

Jul 14, 2020
The funds will be used to support the Pueblo’s efforts to build capacity for their environmental programs.

EPA Provides $3.84 Million for Pennsylvania Efforts to Reduce Ag-Related Pollution

Jul 14, 2020
The EPA reallocated $3.84 million to support priority actions in Pennsylvania to reduce agricultural-related pollutants impacting local waters.

EPA Awards New York $220 Million for Water Infrastructure Improvements

Jun 23, 2020
EPA awarded $175 million to the New York Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) program, administrated by the NYSDEC

EPA Awards New Jersey $84 Million for Water Infrastructure Improvements

Jun 23, 2020
EPA awarded $65 million to the New Jersey Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) program

EPA Provides Additional Time for Public Review of Proposed Cleanup Plan to Address Groundwater Contamination at the Ringwood Mines/Landfill Superfund Site in New Jersey

Jun 04, 2020
EPA’s proposed plan to address contaminants in groundwater at the site provides for the installation of wells.

EPA Announces College Station and San Antonio, Texas, Companies Will Receive Funding to Develop Environmental Technologies

Jun 04, 2020
Funded technologies are focused on clean and safe water, air quality monitoring, land revitalization, sustainable materials management, and safer chemicals

EPA Emphasizes the Need to Continue Cleaning and Disinfection Practices

May 29, 2020
The US EPA is working closely with the CDC and all of its federal, state, tribal, and local partners to move forward toward Opening up America Again.

EPA, TCEQ Complete Removal of Contaminated Sediment at Donna Canal Superfund Site

May 21, 2020
The US EPA and TCEQ completed removal of nearly 14,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from the Donna Reservoir and Canal System Superfund site.

EPA Selects Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribe for $260,000 Brownfields Cleanup Grant

May 12, 2020
The US EPA announced that the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribe will receive Brownfields cleanup grant for $260,000.

Northern Cheyenne Tribe receives $364,500 to cleanup and revitalize properties

May 06, 2020
Funds to clean up contaminants at six vacant buildings in Lame Deer

EPA Provides Grant Funding to Support Environmental Justice Communities Impacted by COVID-19; New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands Impacted

Apr 30, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, EPA is making $1 million in grant funding available to states to help local environmental justice.

EPA, CDC Release Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Spaces Where Americans Live, Work, and Play

Apr 29, 2020
Guidance helps facilities and families implement Opening Up American Again guidelines

EPA orders D.C. asphalt manufacturer to reduce polluted runoff to Anacostia River

Apr 16, 2020
EPA announced announced that Roubin & Janeiro, Inc., has agreed to several actions to protect the Anacostia River from polluted stormwater runoff.

U.S. EPA Seeking to Fund Innovative Solutions for Preventing Pollution

Mar 23, 2020
Agency Anticipates Awarding up to $160,000 in Grants across Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada and the Pacific Islands

EPA awards small businesses in Colorado and Utah with funding to develop innovative environmental technologies

Mar 18, 2020
Total of $400K to Region 8 small businesses in Boulder, Steamboat Springs, and Salt Lake City

U.S. EPA awards $280,000 to advance environmental projects in the California/Baja California border region

Mar 18, 2020
An additional $238,000 will be matched by the recipient organizations

EPA Awards State of New Mexico Nearly $670,000 to Manage Water Pollution

Mar 12, 2020
The US EPA recently announced a grant of $669,047 to the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED).

EPA Announces Grant Opportunity Supporting Innovative Solutions for Reducing Pollution

Mar 05, 2020

EPA Announces Award of $21 Million in Funding for State and Tribal Environmental Priorities

Mar 04, 2020
District of Columbia to use funding to improve Rock Creek’s water quality

EPA Grant Will Help Reduce Nutrient Pollution in Louisiana

Mar 03, 2020
The US EPA awarded $100,000 to the LDEQ under a cooperative agreement to support high-impact work to reduce nutrient losses from watersheds into the Gulf

EPA, West Virginia Sign Pact to Expand Efforts Supporting Clean Water, Healthy Farms

Feb 19, 2020
The US EPA and the WVDA signed a five-year, first-of-its-kind Memorandum of Understanding to expand joint activities supporting the agencies' shared goals

EPA Announces Availability of $40 Million to Further Reduce Lead in Drinking Water

Feb 19, 2020
The EPA announced the availability of $40 million to assist disadvantaged communities and schools with removing sources of lead in drinking water

National Engineers Week: A Celebration of Technical Achievements

Feb 19, 2020

EPA Awards Funds in Pennsylvania to Restore Streams in Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Feb 18, 2020
The US EPA announced the award of $464,200 to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission

EPA’s First WIFIA Annual Report Highlights Heartland Communities’ Commitment to Protecting Water Quality and Improving Infrastructure

Feb 14, 2020
The US EPA released its first-ever Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program annual report.

EPA Announces Funding for Infrastructure Projects to Protect Surface Water and Drinking Water in Four Region 7 States

Feb 12, 2020
the U.S. EPA announced the availability of $2.7 billion for State Revolving Funds that assists states, tribes and territories with infrastructure projects

EPA, NFWF Announce $2.4 Million for Projects to Improve Pennsylvania Streams and the Chesapeake Bay

Feb 12, 2020
The US EPA and the NFWF today announced $2.4 million in grant funding for 14 projects that will help improve local waters in Pennsylvania

U.S. EPA Releases Annual Toxic Release Inventory for Nation’s Pacific Southwest Region

Feb 11, 2020
The US EPA announced the latest annual Toxic Release Inventory National Analysis, covering 2018.

U.S. EPA Announces $59 Million Water Infrastructure Loan to Coachella Valley Water District

Feb 07, 2020
The US EPA announced $59 million in water infrastructure loan to Coachella Valley Water District CA

EPA Releases 2019 Year in Review Highlighting Agency Accomplishments and Environmental Progress

Feb 06, 2020
EPA Releases 2019 Year in Review Highlighting Agency Accomplishments and Environmental Progress under President Trump & Administrator Andrew Wheeler

A New Way to Clean Our Oceans: The Interceptor

Feb 03, 2020
Every year, millions of tons of plastic enter the oceans primarily from rivers. The plastic afloat across the oceans isn’t going away by itself.

Proposes Cleanup Plan to Address Groundwater Contamination at the Ringwood Mines/Landfill Superfund Site in New Jersey

Jan 30, 2020
The EPA is proposing a cleanup plan to address groundwater and mine water contamination at the Ringwood Mines/Landfill Superfund Site in Ringwood, NJ.

EPA remains committed to restoring and protecting Chesapeake Bay

Jan 29, 2020
Threatened litigation distracts focus and resources from Bay restoration

EPA Announces Grant Opportunity for Pollution Prevention Technical Assistance

Jan 29, 2020
The EPA is seeking grant applications from states and federally-recognized tribes to promote pollution prevention (P2) in businesses across the country.

EPA Issues Administrative Order Requiring Start of Gowanus Canal Superfund Site Cleanup

Jan 28, 2020
The US EPA announced the issuance of an administrative order requiring the start of the cleanup of the Gowanus Canal Superfund Site in NY

EPA and Army Deliver on President Trump’s Promise to Issue the Navigable Waters Protection Rule – A New Definition of WOTUS

Jan 23, 2020
Navigable Waters Protection Rule – A New Definition of WOTUS

EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Proposed Plan Related to Combined Sewer Overflow Impacts on the Newtown Creek Superfund Site in New York City

Jan 21, 2020
The EPA added Newtown Creek to its Superfund National Priorities List of the country’s highest priority hazardous waste sites in September 2010.

New Year’s with StormwaterONE: Resolutions for Better Stormwater Management

Dec 31, 2019
A countdown to Stormwater Compliance

Green is Good 2020: An Eco-Friendly Plan for Businesses

Dec 26, 2019
With the new year approaching, it’s time to reflect on how to improve your business in the upcoming year.

Benefits of Taking Your Stormwater Training Online vs. Face-to-Face

Dec 19, 2019
Are you still deciding between taking your training online or face-to-face? Here are a few reasons why taking online courses is the obvious choice

StormwaterONE Announces Participation in the 2019 StormCon Conference and Exhibition

Jul 22, 2019
StormwaterONE will be exhibiting at StormCon in booth 222

FREE Webinar: Urban Hydrology and Green Stormwater Infrastructure

Jun 05, 2019
Earn a free 1-PDH by attending our Urban Hydrology and GSI webinar!

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