municipal water supplies

EPA Kills Controversial Yazoo Pumps Flood Control Project

Article: EPA Kills Controversial Yazoo Pumps Flood Control Project

WASHINGTON, DC September 3, 2008 (ENS) – The Yazoo Pumps Project, proposed to drain wetlands in the Mississippi Delta for flood control, will not be built. On Tuesday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its final decision under the Clean Water Act to prohibit construction of the project first proposed by the U.S. Army Corps…

Senate Committee Approves Platte River Recovery Program

Article: Senate Committee Approves Platte River Recovery Program

WASHINGTON, DC, January 31, 2008 (ENS) – The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee has unanimously approved legislation to implement the federal share of the Platte River recovery implementation plan. More than 10 years in negotiation, the measure has already been approved by the House of Representatives. In late 2006 the governors of Nebraska, Colorado,…