Court ruling complicates Michigan sewer compliance
- Notices: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY. // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;May2013, Vol. 78 Issue 84, p25435
The article presents several notices from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The first one proposes the issuance of a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) general permit for storm water discharges from municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4s). The other one...
- Storm sewer system reapplication policy. // WaterWorld;Sep96, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p10
Reports on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) policy memorandum outlining the requirements of the reapplication policy for stormwater discharge permits issued to large cities in 1990. Basic components of the simplified reapplication process to extend the permit.
- Compliance matters. Ruhlin, Douglas E. // Concrete Products;May2000, Vol. 103 Issue 5, p28
Focuses on environmental permits granted to the United States concrete products industry for the discharge of storm water. National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System of the United States Environmental Protection Agency; Storm water pollutants; Other permit issuing agencies; Application and...
- EPA downplays impact of new stormwater rule. Crow, Patrick // WaterWorld;Jan2000, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p8
Reports on the efforts of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to control stormwater runoff from small construction sites and small municipal storm sewer systems. Effects of stormwater on water quality in rivers; Appropriation for EPA in 2000.
- Volunteer Programs Help Fight Storm Water Pollution. Sommer, Don // WaterWorld;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p16
Focuses on the expansion of the Storm Water Program of the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Minimum requirements of the Phase II Storm Water Rule; Development of six measures that focus on public education programs on pollution prevention; Utilization of volunteers for the storm...
- Home builder fined for runoff into storm sewers. // Underground Construction;Sep2003, Vol. 58 Issue 9, p5
Reports on the agreement of KB Home Lone Star LP to pay in civil penalties as part of a settlement with the Attorney's Office in Harris County, Texas. Amount of penalties; Failure of the company to contain dirt, construction materials and trash from flowing off-site into storm sewers and waterways.
- Plugging holes in sewer rules. Rubin, Debra K. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;2/20/95, Vol. 234 Issue 7, p44
Reports on the haziness of regulations regarding sanitary sewer overflows (SSO). Lack of data on the frequency, extent and effects of wet weather SSOs; Differences in enforcement among regions.
- Honolulu agrees to clean up its act. // WaterWorld;Jan/Feb95, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p12
Reports that the city and county of Honolulu, Hawaii, has agreed to overhaul their leaking sewer system after scores of waste spills into the state's waters. Payment of a fine to the state and federal government for polluting the water between 1987 and 1992; Cost of the treatment and reuse of...
- Stormy rule. Johnston, Stephanie // Public Works;Feb2013, Vol. 144 Issue 2, p36
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate vehicle maintenance and storage yards due to its association with stormwater pollution. The recommendations of EPA regarding the establishment of the transportation separate storm sewer systems (TS4s)...