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Articles Tagged with ''clean water act''

Environmental group sues city of San Jose over San Francisco Bay pollution

San Francisco Baykeeper is taking legal action over runoff pollution that ends up in San Francisco Bay.
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Poultry processing plant fined after dumping waste in storm drains

A poultry slaughterhouse in New York has admitted disposing of chicken parts and other waste in storm drains and sewers.
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Waste treatment firm agrees to settle over disposal of shale gas drilling wastewater

A waste treatment firm based in Warren, Pennsylvania, has agreed to build a new wastewater treatment facility to settle a federal lawsuit brought by environmental organization Clean Water Action.


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Court ruling backs EPA reviews of mining companies' Clean Water Act permits

The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has backed the efforts of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to cut down on water pollution from mining operations.
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EPA requires Pennsylvania municipalities to improve stormwater management

The federal agency's orders are intended to enhance the state's efforts to implement efficient stormwater management practices across all communities and to improve water quality in waterways.
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BP faces Clean Water Act fine for Macondo well blowout

More than four years after it happened, the Macondo well incident in the Gulf of Mexico continues to capture the attention of the industry and the public.
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Iowa cattle producer slapped with heavy fine for water pollution

A district court judge has fined a cattle producer from northwest Iowa $12,000 for improper application of manure on fields, which resulted in the manure flowing into a tributary of a local creek in 2012.
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Idaho dairy producer fined over wastewater pH levels

Between 2009 and 2012 Idaho Milk Products released wastewater from its facility into the city's sewer system, with acidity levels of the wastewater more than 130 times higher than the company was allowed to discharge.
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Hawaii waste management company accused of Clean Water Act violations

Waste Management of Hawaii Inc. and two of its managers were indicted last week by a federal grand jury in Honolulu on 13 counts of U.S. Clean Water Act violations.
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US senators criticize EPA over alleged 'power grab'

The proposed changes to the jurisdiction of the EPA over national bodies of water has sparked controversy.
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