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Louisiana to Receive a Minimum of $6.8 Billion for State Claims Related to BP Oil Spill

April 5, 2016 - in Financial, Renewal/Retrofit, Water

BATON ROUGE—Today the Court approved the settlement between the United States, the five Gulf States and BP for damages stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The Court approved Consent Decree outlines more than $20 billion in damages. Louisiana…

Improved Water Quality Upstream Helps Long Island Sound

March 22, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Maintenance, Water

Water quality in Connecticut streams flowing into Long Island Sound has steadily improved over the last 40 years, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey…

EPA Finalizes Rule to Modernize Clean Water Act Reporting

September 25, 2015 - in Corporate, Water

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a rule to modernize Clean Water Act reporting for municipalities, industries, and…

Pennsylvania Water Utility to Reduce Sewage Discharges to Delaware River and Local Creeks

August 17, 2015 - in Corporate, Water

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2015—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) today announced a settlement with the Delaware County Regional Water Quality Control Authority (DELCORA) resolving alleged Clean Water Act violations…

EPA Awards $1.6 billion in Clean Water Act Funds to Upgrade Sacramento’s Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant

June 1, 2015 - in Corporate, Wastewater

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld announced a record $1.6 billion in Clean Water Act State Revolving Funds – the largest single block of financing ever issued – to upgrade the Sacramento…

New EPA Clean Water Act Rule Will Likely Lead to Delays in Transportation Improvement Projects

May 28, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

WASHINGTON)—A major regulatory proposal announced today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) relating to the Clean Water Act (CWA) will require additional burdensome permitting requirements and could be used as a litigation tool by project opponents,…

EPA and Army to Announce Final Clean Water Rule Today

May 27, 2015 - in Corporate, Water

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2015— In an historic step for the protection of clean water, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army finalized the Clean Water Rule today to clearly protect from pollution and degredation the streams and wetlands that…

EPA and Army Corps of Engineers Clarify Protection for Nation’s Streams and Wetlands

March 25, 2014 - in Projects, Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps) today jointly released a proposed rule to clarify protection under the Clean Water Act for streams and wetlands that form the foundation of the nation’s water resources.…

Miami-Dade Commissioners Approve $1.6 billion to Fix Water and Sewer Pipes

May 23, 2013 - in Water

Miami-Dade commissioners swallowed hard medicine Tuesday, approving an agreement with the federal and state governments to settle violations of environmental laws and committing $1.6 billion over the next 15 years to fix the county's antiquated water and sewer…