poor water quality

$43 Million Ottawa River Cleanup Agreement Signed

$43 Million Ottawa River Cleanup Agreement Signed

TOLEDO, Ohio, February 2, 2009 (ENS) – In about two years, the Ottawa River will run cleaner due to a cost-sharing agreement signed Friday between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Ottawa River Group. The Ottawa River Group is a partnership of the City of Toledo and businesses along the river, including Allied Waste…

U.S. EPA Steps In to Set Florida Water Quality Standards

U.S. EPA Steps In to Set Florida Water Quality Standards

WASHINGTON, DC, January 21, 2009 (ENS) – In one of the final acts of the Bush administration, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced that it will set “water quality standards for nutrients” for all Florida surface waters. The standards will apply to concentrations of the agricultural nutrients nitrogen and phosphorus in state waters. The…