Jun 24, 2015

There is disagreement on what the new rule actually accomplishes; EPA has said that it clarifies existing rules on which waterways are included under the Clean Water Act, and does not drastically expand jurisdiction. Paul, a 2016 presidential candidate ...


Jun 23, 2015

The EPA says while emissions should fall under the Clean Air Act, the agency plans to wait until the International Civil Aviation Organization sets a standard, which is likely only to apply to new aircraft that make up 5 percent of the world's total ...


Jun 23, 2015

There is a misconception that the deeper one digs, higher the chances of finding cleaner water. But data on the city's shallow aquifers suggests otherwise.


Jun 23, 2015

That assessment found that water from six of 11 wells in the Rio Linda-Elverta district tested above the state's maximum contaminant levels for chromium-6. The state standard is 10 parts per billion. All of the wells above the state standard are either ...


Jun 22, 2015

But the federal agency also has the Clean Water Act to compel improvements, and recently used it when residents in the south-central Idaho city of Jerome refused to prevent raw sewage from flowing into the Snake River.


Jun 22, 2015

Public Works Commissioner Joseph Pillittere asked Davis if he could design “green infrastructure” on the slope near the pond much like the stormwater management structures built behind the DPW facility in cooperation with the Southern Tier West ...


Jun 18, 2015

According to NASA, water table levels are becoming critically low - worldwide. Two studies, which were conducted by the University of California, Irvine, suggest human consumption has depleted an estimated 33 percent of the world's largest groundwater ...


Jun 15, 2015

Regarding Benjamin Zycher's “The EPA's 'Clean Power' Mess” (op-ed, June 8): The EPA's Clean Power Plan proposal was informed by unprecedented engagement with states, utilities, stakeholders and the public.


Jun 10, 2015

She said the rule would withstand legal challenges, saying it was “very solidly based in the Clean Air Act.” “EPA is not an energy agency.


Jun 8, 2015

The EPA has classified PFOS as a “contaminant of emerging concern” because of its potential harm to people. PFOS is a class of chemicals known as PFCs, or perfluorochemicals, according to state officials.



A Mill(ion) Dollar Opportunity

The Bates of Maine Woolen Mill, a former industrial anchor in the city of Lewiston (pop.36, 500) in western Maine, has been transformed into a modern and bustling economic hub following years of city, state, federal, non-profit, private involvement and funding

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