The Half-Billion Dollar Question: Will L.A. Vote for Cleaner Water?
- BATHROOM BUOYS. // State Legislatures;Oct/Nov2006, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p12
The article reports that in Virginia, state officials are considering making it easier for desperate boaters by building a floating restroom. The floating restroom would be for small boaters or riders of personal watercraft. Keeping the water clean is the priority. Improper waste disposal can...
- EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE Significant Environmental Cases 2003. Edwards, Vanessa // Journal of Environmental Law;2004, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p141
Discusses environmental cases handled by the European Court of Justice in 2003. Bathing water; Genetically modified foods; Public procurement; Waste management; Water pollution.
- II-Regional Authorities. Ross, Leonard // New Republic;6/20/70, Vol. 162 Issue 25, p15
Discusses the corrective measures needed by the federal government to improve anti-pollution programs in the U.S. Recognition of the incentives provided by federal legislation to the industry to continue polluting the environment; Recommendation to establish regional water treatment authorities...
- CWSRF Funding Key to Health of Industry. Laughlin, James // WaterWorld;Nov2004, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p3
This article reports that failure to maintain funding for the Clean Water State Revolving fund (SRF) could slow or stop many water projects and lead to an increase in sewage overflows, polluted water and disease outbreaks in local communities. While the U.S. Senate has approved full funding for...
- Release into water: substances. Stranks, Jeremy // A-Z of the Environment;2008, p355
Information on the amount of substances released into water as defined by the Pollution Prevention and Control (England and Wales) Regulations 2000 is presented. It includes mercury and its compounds, cadmium and its compounds, as well as all isomers of hexachlocyclohexane. Information on the...
- $600M Mass. Refunding Set For Today. Cataldo, Adam L. // Bond Buyer;8/24/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31954, p1
Reports that the Massachusetts Water Pollution Abatement Act expects to do an advance multi-million refunding on August 24, 2004. Statement of Jeffrey Stearns on the necessary savings out of the deal; Factor that triggered the decision to go with the refunding; Provision of loans to small...
- DISASTER CRITIC TO BE FIRED. // Current Science;1/16/2004, Vol. 89 Issue 11, p14
Focuses on an accidental spill of 300 million gallons of coal sludge in October 2000 in the Big Sandy River in Kentucky and West Virginia.
- Do Not Flush Old Pills Down the Toilet. // USA Today Magazine;Feb2011, Vol. 139 Issue 2789, p6
This article reports on the advice not to flush old pills down the toilet because it would pollute the water supply.
- New York City watershed plan touted as Clean Waters model. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;7/26/93 - 8/2/93, Vol. 5 Issue 33, p45
Reports on the New York City Watershed Program as a potential model for re-authorization of the Clean Water Act. Program as a locally-based effort to prevent non-point source pollution; Act as basis for federal regulation regarding water; Schedule of the expiration of the act.