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EPA Ordered to Set Standards for Construction Site Runoff

EPA Ordered to Set Standards for Construction Site Runoff

PASADENA, California, September 21, 2008 (ENS) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency must set standards to control stormwater pollution from the construction of strip malls, subdivisions and other new developments, according to a decision of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The EPA and the National Association of Homebuilders had appealed a district court…

Weekly Theme on THE GREEN: BUILD

Weekly Theme on THE GREEN: BUILD

To build is in many ways to be human. This demiurgical impulse has inspired humans to create pyramids in the desert and paper from papyrus. It is at the heart of who we are and how our civilization has progressed, but the original meaning behind that impulse has in many ways been lost. We now…