Thursday, June 29, 2017
EPA announces winners of Campus RainWorks Challenge

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced the winners of its Campus RainWorks Challenge, highlighting the efforts of university and college student teams to design green infrastructure solutions to address stormwater pollution.
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DERA program improving public health, reducing air pollution

A recent report from the Environmental Protection Agency found that actions taken through its Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) program have generated up to $13 in public health benefits for every $1 spent.
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Highland Park signs amicus brief to counteract carbon pollution

Joining over 50 local jurisdictions from 28 states nationwide, the City of Highland Park, Illinois has announced its support of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan by signing an amicus brief, underscoring its critical importance.
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EPA issues new general permits for Massachusetts municipalities

The Environmental Protection Agency recently issued new permits for 260 small municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4) in Massachusetts, which maintain flexibility for the municipalities while better protecting the state’s waterways from elevated nutrient levels.
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