ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The state of Maryland wouldn’t impose mandatory fees to clean pollution out of stormwater under a new bill offered Wednesday in the Maryland Senate, but local officials would still have to prove they could pay to meet federal requirements. 344 more words
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s Senate president has proposed some changes to the state’s stormwater management fees.
The measure introduced Wednesday would remove a mandate that nine counties and the city of Baltimore impose a fee to pay for stormwater management. 94 more words
Morgantown, WV— For nearly 25 years, the National Drinking Water Clearinghouse (NDWC), a signature program of the National Environmental Services Center (NESC) at West Virginia University, has helped thousands of small, rural communities with their drinking water, wastewater, environmental training, infrastructure resilience, and utility management needs—leading them to solutions to the problems they face. 379 more words
Heavy rains produce water that is not absorbed by our yards and, instead, flows into the stormwater system. The velocity of this water sweeping through the stormwater system and into local streams erodes stream banks and carries street pollutants and sediment. 63 more words
"It’s the same conversation, the same lack of movement that we’ve had" -- Melissa Esquibel to Colorado Springs
From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):
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Pleas to reconsider a federal lawsuit over water quality fell on skeptical ears Wednesday.
The Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District board listened patiently to Colorado Springs Councilman Merv Bennett’s assessment of stormwater protection progress, but in the end voted to continue to pursue a federal court filing charging that Colorado Springs is violating the Clean Water Act.
Stormwater – A Resource to be Harnessed? Or a Destructive Threat?
Attend this Stormwater Training program to learn causes and harms of increasing stormwater runoff – flooding, flood damage, pollution and erosion. 205 more words
TALLAHASSEE – Three times each year, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection solicits grant applications from local governments to fund urban stormwater best management practices. 360 more words