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Sep
15
2016
America’s Stormwater Problem is Worsening

Baton Rouge was all over the headlines recently because an unprecedented level of flooding lead to 11 deaths and an estimated 30,000 rescues. The National Weather Service said the Central ...


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Aug
15
2016
Stormwater Runoff: Nevada Begins Remediation After Major EPA Violations

The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) has agreed to the terms of a strict federal consent decree after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) discovered major violations in their stormwater runoff ...


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Jul
15
2016
Stormwater Overflow May Cost Pennsylvania Municipalities Over $200 Million

According to recent news reports, 14 municipalities served by the same Eastern Pennsylvania sewer system and the Lehigh County Authority have spent a combined $25 million dollars in response to ...


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Jun
30
2016
Civil Penalties for Some Environmental Violations Increasing over 75% in August

As of August 1st of this year, civil penalties assessed by federal agencies for everything from Clean Water to Clean Air Act violations will increase. The primary reason for the ...


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Jun
15
2016
Why You Shouldn’t Develop Your Own SWPPP

Can you create or develop your own SWPPP? Without a doubt, you can. But should you? That’s a different question altogether. You don’t have to hire an outside consultant to develop ...


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May
31
2016
Stormwater Inspection 101: Remaining EPA Compliant

As the kinds of stormwater discharge that are subject to EPA regulations continue to expand, and the scope of the Clean Water Act expands along with it, companies in hundreds ...


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May
10
2016
Is Your Stormwater System Prepared for a Rainy Summer?

While precipitation in the eastern half of the country was below or near average throughout April, states from Montana to Texas experienced above average and record-setting levels of precipitation. Now, ...


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Apr
29
2016
EPA Regulation Update: Important Stormwater Permit Changes

If your company is operating on one or more acres of land, this important EPA regulatory update applies to you. The EPA has proposed new changes to the National Pollution ...


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Apr
13
2016
These Numbers Don’t Lie: an e-Waste Solution for Total EPA Compliance

The EPA has followed up on its commitment to reduce discharges of raw sewage and contaminated stormwater by increasing enforcement of the Clean Water Act across the country. The result ...


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Mar
31
2016
Mastering EPA Compliance with a Compliance-Oriented Attitude

In 2015 alone, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) enforcement actions resulted in $404 million in penalties and criminal fines, $4 billion in court-ordered environmental projects, and 129 combined years of incarceration. ...


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