The EPA has released a rule that it says will reduce the discharge of pollutants into U.S. waterways from steam electric power plants by 1.4 billion pounds per year annually, as well as reduce water withdrawal by 57 gallons per year.
The EPA has released a new fact sheet explaining the impacts of the WRRDA on the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) rule and farms.
At the first annual New England UST and Shop-Fabricated Storage Tank Conference in Worcester, Massachusetts, sponsored by the National Institute for Storage Tank Management (NISTM), Marshall Mott-Smith had a clear message: Putting alternative fuels in storage tanks is risky business, but because biofuels are here to stay, storage tank owners and operators need to create solutions for the corrosion that results from storing such liquids.
At this year’s Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) in New Orleans, Ken Kopocis, deputy assistant administrator in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Water, presented at the conference’s annual Clean Water Policy Update session. Kopocis was the keynote for the event and presented what he considers EPA’s priorities for water in the upcoming year.