Too much pavement, too little oversight: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to tackle stormwater runoff



New Regulations Expected in 2012

“Across the country, stormwater runoff hammers thousands of rivers, streams and lakes. Communities are left to struggle with the consequences of too much pavement and too little oversight. Now the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is gearing up to tighten federal stormwater rules that have been criticized by environmental groups and deemed ineffective by a national panel of researchers,” writes Sarah Coefield in the Environmental Health News.

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Posted February 2010