Tag: Clean Water Act

Public Utilities, Public Water System

Public-private partnerships for wastewater treatment solutions

February 2, 2018

Via: Water/Waste Processing

After the Clean Water Act (CWA) passed the U.S. Congress in 1972, a flurry of federal funding supported the construction of modern municipal wastewater treatment plants equipped to meet new discharge standards across the U.S. Now, more than 40 years […]

Public Utilities, Public Water System

FERC says N.Y. agency relinquished right to act on certification tied to pipeline

September 20, 2017

Via: AmericanPublicPower

By failing to act within a one-year timeframe required by the Clean Water Act, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation waived its authority to issue or reject a water quality certification for a pipeline project that will feed natural […]

Other Utilities, Public Water System, Waste Management

Dominion coal ash suit could have nationwide disposal consequences

July 15, 2016

Via: Utility Dive

A federal judge in Virginia is deliberating in a case focused on Dominion Virginia Power’s plan to close coal ash basins in the state, which is first of its kind, and experts believe an appeal is likely and a trip […]