stormwater litter News

  • Californian waste company liable for over 100 stormwater violations

    One of the largest providers of waste management services in the Bay area is facing penalties from the US Environmental Protection Agency, after being been found liable for numerous violations of the Clean Water Act. The company, California Waste Solutions, provides waste management services for large portions of Oakland and San Jose. US Environmental Protection Agency inspectors found ...

  • Harbour water quality improvements

    Cleaning up our stormwater is now the focus of efforts to further improve the water quality in the harbour and around Wellington's coast. We are already seeing the benefits of investing hundreds of millions of dollars in our sewerage and stormwater systems. Contamination levels in the harbour and around the South Coast have been dramatically reduced over the past 15 years. For example, in the ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • New Adelaide Bus Terminal Site Sets Standard During Construction

    Major South Australian construction company, Hansen Yuncken and environmental organisation, KESAB (KEEP SOUTH AUSTRALIA BEAUTIFUL) have joined with key Adelaide City Council and industry stakeholders in a CLEAN SITE® environment partnership program at Adelaide’s new bus terminal construction project. The initiative leads the Australian building industry commitment to ensure best environmental ...

  • Urban soils: How can we preserve their carbon and nitrogen sink?

    Globally, the population and size of urban areas is expected to rapidly increase in the next 30 years. Soils are important carbon sinks, and the effects of rapid urbanisation on this valuable service are unclear. A recent analysis reviews our present understanding of the impacts of urbanisation on soil, with particular emphasis on its role in carbon and nitrogen cycling. Populations are expected ...

  • $1.3 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound

    Top federal and state environmental officials today announced 22 grants totaling more than $1.3 million to local government and community groups in Connecticut and New York to improve the health of Long Island Sound. The projects, which are funded through the Long Island Sound Futures Fund, will open up 12.4 miles of river for passage of native fish and restore 80 acres of coastal habitat, ...

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