runoff pollution

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…

This Week On THE GREEN: GROW

This Week On THE GREEN: GROW

BIG IDEAS FOR A SMALL PLANET: GROW [www.sundance.tv] Discover three companies that are making it easier for people to grow more things in their home and in their community. Jorg Breuning is a roof garden expert who runs the company Green Roof Services LLC [www.greenroofservice.com] Jorg helps Majora Carter build a roof garden on top…

New Jersey Municipalities Gaining Control of Stormwater

New Jersey Municipalities Gaining Control of Stormwater

TRENTON, New Jersey, February 18. 2008 (ENS) – A new report from the Department of Environmental Protection, DEP, demonstrates that New Jersey’s municipalities are making progress toward implementing programs that will reduce the impact of pollutants carried into the Garden State’s waterways through stormwater runoff. The report released last week shows that 532 of New…

California to Filter Stormwater from 1,000 Miles of Roads

California to Filter Stormwater from 1,000 Miles of Roads

LOS ANGELES, California, January 23, 2008 (ENS) – Millions of gallons of polluted stormwater that runs off state highways each year will be kept out of Southern California waters and off the region’s beaches after two environmental groups and the California Department of Transportation came to an agreement in federal court on Friday. The state…