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November 22, 2019

The Clean Water Act (CWA) was passed in 1972, leading to the regulations for waterways we have today. In 1969 a river in Ohio started to burn, believed to be set off by a spark from a railcar. This was the thirteenth time a river in Ohio had caught fire due to high lev...

November 15, 2019

Approximately 33,000 gallons of sewage were spilled from the California Men's Colony prison in San Luis Obispo. The sewage that leaked from this spill was treated with ultraviolet twice, but was not fully treated and ready for release when the system failed. The treate...

November 1, 2019

More than 60 craft brewers are voicing concern over the repeal of Clean Water Act regulation, as it can affect the flavor of the beer being brewed. Simple changes in the levels of chlorine needed to process water can change the flavor profile making the beer taste like...

October 25, 2019

 The National Weather Service picked up what they assumed were migrating birds on their radar. Twitter users pointed out that what was being seen was actually a massive monarch butterfly migration. The NWS informed the public that insects rarely produce a signature on,...

October 18, 2019

600 drinking water wells have been tested for "forever chemicals," nearly 300 were found to contain trace amounts of chemicals linked to cancer. These chemicals were very common in the production of household goods in everything from Teflon coatings to the foam used by...

October 11, 2019

 A Maui lawmaking official is requesting the U.S. Supreme Court dismiss or postpone a case hearing regarding the Clean Water Act. The issue at hand being pollution flowing through groundwater, which is not typically covered under federal guidelines, however it contacts...

October 4, 2019

 Federal EPA officials have issued a warning the California Governor, Gavin Newsom, stating the growing concern of pathogens that could contaminate water runoff with untreated human waste due to the growing homeless problem in San Francisco. On top of the concerns for...

September 27, 2019

The Metropolitan water district of Southern California has approved a 5 million dollar plan to build infrastructure for capturing stormwater runoff. Stormwater runoff can have harmful chemicals that can damage beaches, and with more than 136 billion gallons of stormwat...

September 20, 2019

 EPA officials announced Thursday Sept. 12th, that the regulations allowing the broader enforcement of water pollutants will be repealed, and reverted back to the standards from 1986. Repealing the regulations set in 2015 could endanger both wildlife and the drinking w...

September 13, 2019

 The EPA enlists the help of local stormwater expert, Ewelina Mutkowska, to aid in producing a congressional report regarding America's Water Infrastructure Act. Mutkowska will be one of twenty on this task force joining other experts as well as financia...

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