Friday, October 24, 2014
The EPA has made a preliminary determination that a national primary drinking water regulation (NPDWR) is needed for strontium.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
The EPA has launched a voluntary program to promote the use of technologies that reduce pesticide spray drift.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The Department of Energy (DOE) has released a recovery plan for its Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) following two accidents in February 2014 that resulted in the suspension of disposal of radioactive waste at the facility.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
In a complex case addressing challenges two companies lodged against an EPA order to remediate PCB pollution in the Lower Fox River and Green Bay in Wisconsin, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit generally affirmed rulings by a district court that found in favor of the government (U.S. v. Glatfelter and NCR).
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.
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