News EPA Publishes NWQI Practitioners Guide In collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), EPA has published Planning and Implementing Agricultural Water Quality Projects Through the National Water Quality Initiative: a Practitioners Guide (NWQI Practitioners Guide) on EPA’s webpages. The document provides a resource for EPA staff, NRCS staff, and… Read More »
News EPA Holds Webinar on EnviroAtlas This week, EPA held a webinar on EnviroAtlas, an interactive web-based decision support suite that provides geospatial data, easy-to-use tools, and other resources related to ecosystem services, their stressors, and human health. The webinar focused on recent updates made to EnviroAtlas and highlighted examples of how EnviroAtlas has been… Read More »
News Sixth Circuit Rules in Two Hydrologic Connection Cases, Setting Up Circuit Split This week, the Sixth Circuit issued its decisions in Tennessee Clean Water Network v. Tennessee Valley Authority and Kentucky Waterways Alliance v. Kentucky Utilities. In both decisions, the court found 2-1 that indirect release of pollutants such as coal ash seepage into groundwater… Read More »
News ECOS Announces New Executive Director ECOS announced this week that Sambhav (Sam) Sankar has been named the new Executive Director and General Counsel. Sankar will take join ECOS on March 12th. Sankar comes to ECOS from The Nature Conservancy, where he served as Senior Advisory for technology and innovation strategy. Previously, he served as… Read More »
News EPA Hosts Webinar with States to Discuss WOTUS This week, EPA hosted a states-only webinar for the members of ECOS, the Western States Water Council (WSWC), ACWA, and ASWM to begin a dialogue on the rewrite of the WOTUS rule. The purpose of the webinar was to share and discuss the status of EPA’s… Read More »
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2017 Mid-Year in TWO WEEKS! The ACWA 2017 Mid-Year Meeting is fast approaching! ACWA has confirmed new EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt as a keynote speaker for this year’s meeting. At this critical time of transition the 2017 Mid-Year Meeting will be a great opportunity for you to hear from our partners in the Office of… Read More »