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Arizona Developer Fined $1M for Altering Santa Cruz River

Arizona Developer Fined $1M for Altering Santa Cruz River

PHOENIX, Arizona, October 13, 2008 (ENS) – An Arizona land developer and a contractor have agreed to pay one of the largest fines in the history of the U.S. EPA to settle alleged violations of the Clean Water Act for bulldozing, filling, and diverting five miles of the Santa Cruz River, a major waterway in…

Farmers' Efforts to Protect Iowa Water Succeeding

Farmers' Efforts to Protect Iowa Water Succeeding

AMES, Iowa, December 10, 2007 (ENS) – Seven major conservation practices used on Iowa farms are estimated to remove 11 to 38 percent of the total nitrogen that otherwise would be present in 13 large watersheds that cover most of the state, according to a new report by researchers at Iowa State University’s Center for…