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Conferences Highlight Low Impact Development

Conferences Highlight Low Impact Development

SEATTLE, Washington, November 17, 2008 (ENS) – The 2008 International Low Impact Development Conference opened Sunday at the Westin Seattle, sponsored by the Environmental & Water Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers, ASCE. In his inaugural address, the new ASCE president D. Wayne Klotz, called on fellow professionals to take more credit…

Colorado Firm Cut Stream Channel Through City Illegally

Colorado Firm Cut Stream Channel Through City Illegally

DENVER, Colorado, January 20, 2008 (ENS) – Acting without a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit, a contractor excavated a new stream channel on open space property belonging to the City of Lafayette, Colorado without the city’s permission or knowledge. Now, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered Kenneth L. Schell and Twin Peaks Excavating,…

Colorado Water District Ordered to Restore River

Colorado Water District Ordered to Restore River

DENVER, Colorado, December 20, 2007 (ENS) – The Avondale Water and Sanitation District in Pueblo County, Colorado is in big trouble with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for illegally rerouting a river. The federal agency has ordered the Avondale district to restore the segment of the Arkansas River it re-engineered. Avondale is located about 50…