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DEP Provides $75,000 to City of Midway for Wastewater Project

Oct. 30, 2014

~Funding will help pay for septic tank study in Gadsden County~

A $75,000 grant from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection allows the city of Midway to survey septic tanks located in three of its neighborhoods. 155 more words


Putnam County Receives Funding for St. Johns River Protection

Oct. 30, 2014

~DEP provides county money to construct central wastewater collection facility~

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is committing $750,000 to design and construct a centralized wastewater system in East Palatka, which is within Putnam County. 182 more words


“Operation Medicine Cabinet” Nets 267 Pounds of Unwanted Meds in Leon County

Oct. 30, 2014

~More than 100 residents participate in collection event~

More than 250 pounds of medications are being disposed of properly after a successful collection event Saturday. 213 more words

CDPHE extends Durango's wastewater treatment compliance deadline by 6 years

From The Durango Herald (Mary Shinn):

While all the estimated $55 million upgrades will have to be made, the state health department agreed to extend the city’s deadline until 2023, City Manager Ron LeBlanc announced Tuesday night.

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Colorado Water

Dealing with Combined Sewer Overflows

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), combined sewer systems are sewers that are designed to collect rainwater runoff, domestic sewage and industrial wastewater in the same pipe. 495 more words


Texas Amends Waste Disposal Rules For Fracking

 AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The Texas Railroad Commission has amended rules for disposal well operators amid concerns that high-pressure injections can trigger earthquakes.

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Sidon’s never-ending environmental woes

In collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and the UNDP, the Municipality of Sidon has implemented a project to replace the infamous “garbage mountain… 485 more words