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U.S. to Sharply Cut Methane Pollution that Threatens the Climate and Public Health

November 3, 2021 - in Energy, Oil & Gas

WASHINGTON (Nov. 2, 2021) - Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took an important step forward to advance President Biden’s commitment to action on climate change and protect people’s health by proposing comprehensive new…

Denver’s Water Research Foundation Receives Nearly $1.5 Million for Research on Potential Risks from Pollutants Found in Biosolids from Wastewater Treatment

September 30, 2021 - in News, Wastewater, Water

WASHINGTON  – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $5,976,976 in funding to four institutions for research to support…

EPA cleanup to start in Ohio’s Maumee Area of Concern on Lake Erie

Dredging equipment that will be used to remove sediment at Otter Creek (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers).   CHICAGO – This week, U.S.…

NRDC REPORT: Nearly One in Four Americans’ Drinking Water Comes from Untested or Contaminated System

May 4, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

WASHINGTON  – Nearly 77 million people—roughly a quarter of the U.S. population—spread across all 50 states were served by water systems reporting violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act in 2015, according to a report issued today by the Natural Resources…

U.S. Environment Body EPA Says Fracking May Be Contaminating Groundwater After All

December 16, 2016 - in Drinking water, Water

Stockholm, Sweden – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency EPA today said activities in the hydraulic fracturing water cycle ‘can impact—and have impacted—drinking water resources’. The EPA’s latest findings are worrying in a world where the…

Topolewski America Wins Major Five-Year Contract From EPA

December 9, 2016 - in Corporate, News

LAS VEGAS - Topolewski America is pleased to announce that the Company's Environmental/Government Group has been awarded a response action contract (RAC) for the Region 8 of the EPA. Under the contract Topolewski will provide clean up and infrastructure services…

EPA Urged to Level the Playing Field for Energy Efficiency in the Clean Power Plan 

October 27, 2016 - in Energy

Washington, D.C. : A diverse alliance is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to expand incentives for energy efficiency in the Clean Power Plan. Led by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), it argues that energy efficiency…

EPA Research Shows Moderate or Severe Corrosion in Majority of Diesel Fuel Underground Storage Tank Systems Studied

July 22, 2016 - in Drinking water, Water

WASHINGTON – In a report released today on corrosion inside diesel fuel underground storage tanks (USTs), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) found moderate or severe corrosion that could affect metal components inside both steel and fiberglass…

U.S., Enbridge Reach $177 Million Settlement after 2010 Oil Spills in Michigan and Illinois

July 21, 2016 - in Energy, Oil & Gas

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice today announced a settlement with Enbridge Energy Limited Partnership and several related Enbridge companies to resolve claims stemming from its 2010 oil spills in…

U.S. EPA to Help Six Communities Develop Sustainable Design Strategies

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today it has selected six cities for technical assistance with sustainable design strategies under its Greening America’s Communities (GAC) program. The 2016 cities chosen for assistance…