On April 3, The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) submitted a proposed rulemaking for final interagency review to revise the definition of “waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) in the Federal Clean Water Act (CWA). 1,140 more words
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Originally Posted at news.UCDavis.edu
April 9, 2015
Strange as it sounds, flood control can be part of the solution to managing California’s droughts. University of California scientists have shown that making more room for floodwaters can improve the state’s groundwater supplies and fisheries. 424 more words
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — State-mandated stormwater fees would end under a bill that cleared the Maryland House of Delegates.
The House voted 138-1 to the bill Monday night. 115 more words
Is stormwater just an urban problem? Part 1 of the Vermont Green Infrastructure Initiative’s guide to stormwater misconceptions.
There are misconceptions related to stormwater and Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) that we will address in a series of blog postings. This first part addresses stormwater as a larger concern than what falls under environmental protection regulations. 530 more words
Respondents Steven Kitchen and Jennifer Kitchen owned real property near Lake George in the Town of Queensbury. To facilitate the construction of a residence on the property, the Kitchens applied to Town Zoning Board of Appeals for area variances requesting relief from requirements of the Code regarding removal of vegetation and setback requirements for stormwater infiltration devices, and the ZBA granted the Kitchens’ variance requests. 273 more words