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El Paso's Stormwater Angst

Article: El Paso's Stormwater Angst

EL PASO, Texas, December 29, 2008 (ENS) – The city’s new stormwater utility fees infuriated El Paso business and property owners when the first bills arrived in March 2008, increasing their operating costs by thousands of dollars. The fees are to pay for improving and maintaining El Paso’s stormwater system after disastrous flooding in 2006…

Pennsylvania Invites Public Input on State Water Plan

Article: Pennsylvania Invites Public Input on State Water Plan

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania, September 3, 2008 (ENS) – Pennsylvanians will have a chance to provide input on how the commonwealth manages its water resources during a series of public meetings to be held across the state this month. The Department of Environmental Protection, along with members of six regional water resources committees, will accept testimony on…

El Paso Up in Arms Over New Stormwater Fees

Article: El Paso Up in Arms Over New Stormwater Fees

EL PASO, Texas, April 29, 2008 (ENS) – New stormwater fees that added more than $1,000 per month to the water bills of some businesses are causing an uproar in El Paso. Now city officials are holding public meetings to defuse the outrage and have agreed to review the fees. Last July, the El Paso…