EPA to initiate rulemaking to reduce harmful effects of SSOs

July 2010
Underground Construction;Jul2010, Vol. 65 Issue 7, p5
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The article reports on the move of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to take an initiative for a rulemaking to eliminate the negative impacts of sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) on the environment and public health.


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