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  • Illinois` Kickapoo Creek Focus of New Subdivision

    BLOOMINGTON, Illinois, October 2, 2007 (ENS) - Restoration and enhancement of Kickapoo Creek in central Illinois today received a grant of $950,000 from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, through a section of the federal Clean Water Act that regulates stormwater runoff. A residential development in Bloomington, The Grove on Kickapoo Creek, is being constructed in ...

  • EPA Awarding over $179,500 to Revitalize Urban Waters along Rio Grande

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is taking action to help protect and restore waters along the Rio Grande River in New Mexico. EPA is awarding $179,721 to three organizations to research, study, train, and demonstrate projects that benefit urban waters and the surrounding land. The projects will improve water quality, and support community revitalization and other local priorities. ...

  • EPA and New York state announce ban on boat sewage disposal to New York canal system

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced that the entire New York State Canal System is now a “no discharge zone,” which means that boats are banned from discharging sewage into the canals. Boaters must instead dispose of their sewage at specially designated pump-out stations. EPA Regional ...

  • EPA Awarding over $179,500 to Revitalize Urban Waters along Rio Grande

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is taking action to help protect and restore waters along the Rio Grande River in New Mexico. EPA is awarding $179,721 to three organizations to research, study, train, and demonstrate projects that benefit urban waters and the surrounding land. The projects will improve water quality, and support community revitalization and other local priorities. ...

  • HydroRevolution announces a direct public offering to construct california`s first solar desalination plant

    - HydroRevolutionSM announces the issuance of $10 million of preferred stock in a state-registered California Direct Public Offering (DPO). - Proceeds from the sale of securities will be used for the construction of a commercial solar desalination plant in California's Central Valley. - HydroRevolutionSM is the first and only desalination plant in the country to offer shares to the general ...


    By WaterFX

  • Beyond NYC: Other places adapting to climate, too

    From Bangkok to Miami, cities and coastal areas across the globe are already building or planning defenses to protect millions of people and key infrastructure from more powerful storm surges and other effects of global warming. Some are planning cities that will simply adapt to more water. But climate-proofing a city or coastline is expensive, as shown by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's $20 ...


    By Associated Press

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