Clean Water Act

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Name: Clean Water Act
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Home builders praise Congress for reining in EPA

Kevin Kelly, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders and a home builder and developer from Wilmington, Del., has commended members of Congress Tuesday for blocking a bill that would have given EPA sweeping controls over "the waters of the ... [Published PleasantonWeekly.com - 1 hour ago]
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Man gets 10-month sentence for dumping wastewater from Mall into the Potomac

By ,A man hired to clean out the storm water sewer system on the National Mall who dumped wastewater into the Potomac rather than a treatment plant was sentenced Tuesday to 10 months in prison.Patrick Brightwell, 48, pleaded guilty in June to one count ... [Published Washington Post - 2 hours ago]
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BP Found Grossly Negligent for Deepwater Horizon Spill: Ultimate Liability for Punitive Damages Still to Be Determined

In the post-trial Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law issued on September 4, 2014, after Phase One of the BP oil spill trial, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana found BP Exploration & Production, Inc. (BP) liable ... [Published JD Supra - 3 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Public Comments Flood Into the EPA to Protect Bristol Bay From Pebble Mine

Press Release:  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) received approximately 700,000 comments in support of its plan to use its Clean Water Act authority to restrict mine waste disposal from the Pebble mine proposed in Alaska’s Bristol Bay watershed. ... [Published Rapaport News - 23 hours ago]
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Totalitarianism, American Style

Understanding the subtle ways democracy has been undermined in the US.Chris HedgesChris Hedges made these remarks Saturday at a panel discussion in New York City titled “The Climate Crisis: Which Way Out?” The other panelists were Bill McKibben , Naomi ... [Published RINF.com - 4 hours ago]
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Letter to the editor: Where does A.J. stand?

Where does A.J. stand?Received Sept. 17The Clean Water Act gives the Environmental Protection Agency substantial jurisdiction over navigable waters of the United States. Traditionally navigable waters meant exactly that, waters that could be navigated. ... [Published Post Register - 5 hours ago]
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RISE heading into 25th year

The company's annual meeting urged attendees to get involved heading into 2015.Acknowledging they’re in a battle for the “hearts, minds and votes” of Americans, more than 200 representatives of the specialty chemicals industry met in Tucson, Ariz., on ... [Published Lawn and Landscape - 6 hours ago]
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Pennsylvania American Water Manager Named to DEP Advisory Committee

T: 610-670-7789 ext. 1009M:610-849-6484 [email protected] Prawdzik joined Pennsylvania American Water in 1998. In his current role, Prawdzik is responsible for overseeing regulatory compliance for 19 public water systems. He provides technical expertise ... [Published Noodls - 6 hours ago]
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206 million pounds of chemicals hit US waterways in one year

A new report prepared by the Environment America Research and Policy Center (EARPC) has revealed that in 2012 alone, more than 206 million pounds of toxic chemicals found were dumped into United States waterways despite efforts by local officials and ... [Published Environment & Development Magazine - 6 hours ago]
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Report: EPA Proposal To Expand Clean Water Protection Is Scientifically Sound

CREDIT: Shutterstock A controversial proposal to expand the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority over United States waters is based on scientifically sound evidence that pollution in streams and wetlands can have a big impact on larger, downstream ... [Published Think Progress - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Clean water proposal aims to help farmers

Posted Today at 12:14 p.m.U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyWhen Congress passed the Clean Water Act in 1972, it didn’t just defend the mighty Mississippi or the Great Lakes; it also protected smaller streams and wetlands from pollution. The law recognized ... [Published Red Wing Republican Eagle - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Letter, 9/21: Rule wouldn't hurt farming

When Congress passed the Clean Water Act in 1972, it didn’t just defend the mighty Mississippi or Missouri rivers from pollution. It also protected the smaller streams and wetlands that flow into rivers like the Loup, Elkhorn, Lower Platte and Niobrara ... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Sep 21 2014]

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"NAHB commends the House for passing bipartisan legislation championed by Rep. Steve Southerland (R-Fla.) that would prevent federal overreach by the EPA and the U S ArmyU S Army Corps of Engineers that would harm individual landowners and home buyers and impact economic growth" Kelly said
"Our analysis shows that water-quality trading of any kind can significantly lower the costs of achieving Clean Water Act goals" said Martin W Doyle, professor of river science and policy at Duke's Nicholas School of the Environment
The report also found Tyson foods to be the leading contributor to US water pollution "with a total of 18,556,479 lbs - 9 percent of the nationwide total of toxic discharges."
"EPA knows its effort to regulate perfectly well-run farms cannot withstand legal scrutiny, and the agency doesn't quite know how to deal with that" AFBF President Bob Stallman said. Both AFBF and the West Virginia Farm Bureau joined the suit on the side of Alt

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Home builders praise Congress for reining in EPA [Published PleasantonWeekly.com - 1 hour ago]
Man gets 10-month sentence for dumping wastewat... [Published Washington Post - 2 hours ago]
The SAB Enters the “Waters of the United States... [Published JD Supra - 2 hours ago]
Water-quality trading can reduce river pollution [Published EurekAlert! - 3 hours ago]
BP Found Grossly Negligent for Deepwater Horizo... [Published JD Supra - 3 hours ago]
Totalitarianism, American Style [Published RINF.com - 4 hours ago]
EPA pulls back on West Virginia farm's stormwat... [Published Southeast Farm Press - 4 hours ago]
Letter to the editor: Where does A.J. stand? [Published Post Register - 5 hours ago]
Private water well screenings set for October i... [Published AgriLife Today - 5 hours ago]
RISE heading into 25th year [Published Lawn and Landscape - 6 hours ago]
AMERICAN WATER WORKS : Pennsylvania American Wa... [Published 4 Traders - 6 hours ago]
Pennsylvania American Water Manager Named to DE... [Published Noodls - 6 hours ago]
206 million pounds of chemicals hit US waterway... [Published Environment & Development Magazine - 6 hours ago]
Proposed EPA Water Rules Have Farmers Worried [Published Kansas City Infozine - 7 hours ago]
National Farmers Union comments on water rule [Published CattleNetwork.com - 7 hours ago]
Report: EPA Proposal To Expand Clean Water Prot... [Published Think Progress - 7 hours ago]
Funding Farmland Conservation Practices [Published Erosion Control - 7 hours ago]
EPA Abandons Key Farm Case in West Virginia [Published USAgNet - 8 hours ago]
Candidates debate in Round 1 () [Published Durango Herald - 14 hours ago]
Court to hear new complaint on W.E.T. land [Published Tribune Star - 17 hours ago]
Public comments count climbs after EPA’s Bristo... [Published Mining Weekly - 17 hours ago]
UF researchers find residue from BP spill [Published Gainesville Sun - 18 hours ago]
Input sought on Loch Raven Reservoir North wate... [Published Explore Baltimore County - 21 hours ago]
House Votes to Prevent New Waters of the US Def... [Published Associated Equipment Distributor - 22 hours ago]
Cutler gets nod on environment from Muskie's son [Published Sun-Journal - 22 hours ago]
New report undercuts U.S. 460 proposal, focuses... [Published Richmond Times Dispatch - 23 hours ago]
Public Comments Flood Into the EPA to Protect B... [Published Rapaport News - 23 hours ago]
Shimkus Votes to Limit Federal Authority Over W... [Published Teutopolis Press - 23 hours ago]
Law You Can Use: Wetlands permits, What homeown... [Published Jackson County Times-Journal - Sep 22 2014]
Town of Monroe Working on Phase I of Pequonnock... [Published Monroe Patch - Sep 22 2014]
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Report: EPA Proposal To Expand Clean Water Prot... [Published Think Progress - 7 hours ago]
CREDIT: Shutterstock A controversial proposal to expand the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority over United States waters is based on scientifically sound evidence that pollution in streams and wetlands can have a big impact on larger, downstream ...
Enviro-Backed Gary Peters' 'Drill, Baby, Drill'... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 22 2014]
Unlike many of his Democratic colleagues running in competitive Senate races, Michigan Rep. Gary Peters has touted his support for environmentalist policies on the campaign trail, including speaking about global warming at the left-wing “Netroots ...
206 Million Pounds Chemicals Hit Our Waterways ... [Published Water Conserve: News - Sep 21 2014]
Nature World: A new report prepared by the Environment America Research and Policy Center (EARPC) has revealed than in 2012 alone, more than 206 million pounds of toxic chemicals found were dumped into United States waterways despite efforts by local ...
'Green News Report' - September 16, 2014 [Published The BRAD BLOG - Sep 16 2014]
  IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Baby, it's hot outside: Hottest year on record in California, hottest August on record for the entire planet; Record hurricane hits Cabo San Lucas; Warm-water fish found in Gulf of Alaska; PLUS: ...
State Attorneys General Express Strong Support ... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Sep 16 2014]
Becky Hammer, Project Attorney, Water Program, Washington, DC This morning, a group of Attorneys General representing seven States and the District of Columbia publicly announced their wholehearted support for an important effort by the Environmental ...
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