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Kansas City Will Build Rain Gardens With $1.47 Million

Article: Kansas City Will Build Rain Gardens With $1.47 Million

KANSAS CITY, Missouri, August 18, 2008 (ENS) – For a project that features green stormwater infrastructure, such as an underground detention basin, bio-retention cells and rain gardens, the U.S. EPA has awarded $1.47 million to the Kansas City, Missouri Water Services Department. The funding will be spent to replace or relocate stormwater sewers, sanitary sewers,…

North Carolina Loosens Stormwater Rules for Developers

Article: North Carolina Loosens Stormwater Rules for Developers

RALEIGH, North Carolina, July 17, 2008 (ENS) – A package of compromise coastal stormwater rules is headed to the desk of North Carolina Governor Mike Easley after the state House passed them Monday night. The state Senate has already passed the measure, and the governor is expected to sign it. The new legislation will replace…