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Dec 28 2000
A new desalination plant on the island nation of Barbados has become the largest brackish water desalination facility in the Caribbean. The…
Dec 28 2000
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has elevated its efforts to work with businesses which have achieved a higher environmental performance…
Dec 28 2000
Forty percent of the nation's waterways are still too polluted for fishing and swimming, according to a new report by the U.S. Environmental…
Dec 28 2000
In a move to observe a new pact among states and federal officials to protect and preserve the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland Governor Parris Glendening…
Dec 28 2000
Most Americans will have received an annual report, called "Consumer Confidence Report," on the quality of their local drinking water by July 1,…
Dec 28 2000
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has found that atrazine, the most common weed killer on the nation’s farms and a common tap water…
Dec 28 2000
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered 19 companies to clean up contaminated groundwater in the San Gabriel Valley, Calif., an…
Dec 28 2000
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed water quality standards for the State of Kansas to replace standards that the agency…
Dec 28 2000
The federal government will fund two $1 million pilot projects in New York and California to assist with the cleanup of the gasoline additive methyl…
Dec 28 2000
The vice president of a Colorado electroplating company was sentenced by the U.S. District Court in Colorado to one year in prison and 100 hours of…
Dec 28 2000
The owner of a Louisiana-based wastewater treatment company received a sentence to imprisonment and fines after pleading guilty to conspiring to…
Dec 28 2000
The EPA has ordered a Pennsylvania steel manufacturer to provide safe drinking water to its town's 4,000 residents as an alternative to the nitrate-…
Dec 28 2000
Four U.S. states and two Canadian provinces are limiting the amount of new water that can be withdrawn from the Great Lakes, which are at their…
Dec 28 2000
A western Ukraine water distribution company wants to reach an agreement with the World Bank in October for a $24 million loan to modernize water…
Dec 28 2000
The Edinburgh City Council in Scotland has issued a warning about the risks of lead in drinking water after high levels were found in water supplies…
Dec 28 2000
Kuwait has welcomed an offer by an Iranian company to supply up to 200 million gallons of drinking water a day from the river Karun in southwest Iran…
Dec 28 2000
The Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund has filed suit in federal district court to force the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to carry out…
Dec 28 2000
The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) has approved $70.7 million in low-interest loans and $7.8 million in grants for 45…
Dec 28 2000
The EPA is proposing to replace leaking equipment that may be sending toxic contaminants into New York City's drinking water. Machinery in four…
Dec 28 2000
Andy Seidel, President and Chief Operating Officer of Vivendi Water North America explained that the sale was consistent with his company's long-term…
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