Tag: CWA

The California Waterfowl Association is a statewide nonprofit organization whose principal objective is the conservation of the state’s waterfowl, wetlands, and hunting heritage. CWA believes hunters have been the most important force in conserving waterfowl and wetlands.

Regulating Animal Feeding Operations: A New Attempt

Regulating Animal Feeding Operations: A New Attempt

They say optimism is seeing the glass half full. They also say one definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. You can decide for yourself whether 35 of the country’s environmental groups are optimistic or crazy, but they’re trying something that

From Titusville to Tycoons

From Titusville to Tycoons

The evolution of the oil and gas drilling industry in the US has all the essential components of a blockbuster adventure novel—colorful characters, challenging landscapes, spectacular discoveries, deals and dollars, and a lot of each of them.

A Review of PAHs

A Review of PAHs

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) commonly occur in the environment (Boehm 2006, Stout et al. 2004, Yunker et al. 2002), and as a result they are common constituents of municipal stormwater (Hwang and Foster 2006). Because PAHs are typically associated with particles, stormwater runoff can be a source of these compounds

Clean Water and Clean Energy

Clean Water and Clean Energy

Simply stated, the Natural Resources Defense Council, along with many scientists and industry experts, believes we are heading toward a water crisis, due in part to changing climate patterns, but also largely in response to pollution resulting from activities such as factory farming, industrial manufacturing, and fracking. Rapidly increasing demand

Cleaning Up

Cleaning Up

Simply stated, the Natural Resources Defense Council, along with many scientists and industry experts, believes we are heading toward a water crisis, due in part to changing climate patterns, but also largely in response to pollution resulting from activities such as factory farming, industrial manufacturing, and fracking. Rapidly increasing demand

Another Round

Another Round

Last Friday, a federal court delayed enforcement of the Clean Water Rule. This preliminary ruling, which is to be followed by a more thorough review, is the latest in a series of legal decisions both in favor of and against the much-debated rule.

The Clean Water Rule went into effect in

California’s New Industrial Permit

California’s New Industrial Permit

Few words may strike more anxiety in the hearts of business owners than “new industrial regulations.” And in California’s industrial sector, it is safe to say that anxiety is likely reaching new levels as businesses grapple with the fine print of the state’s long-in-coming General Permit for Storm Water Associated

Which Waters? Your Opinion Counts

Which Waters? Your Opinion Counts

The clean water act, in existence since 1972 and around in earlier forms since the 1940s, has had a rough time of it in the last several years. Its basic purpose, of course, is to protect the quality of surface waters, largely by preventing municipal, industrial, and other facilities from

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