water quality criteria

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

Article: 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…

EPA Agrees to Set Beach Water Criteria By 2012

Article: EPA Agrees to Set Beach Water Criteria By 2012

LOS ANGELES, California, August 11, 2008 (ENS) – The association representing most of the country’s municipal sewerage agencies says it is satisfied with an settlement reached Friday that ensures its members will be represented as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency develops new criteria for beach water quality. The head of the National Association of Clean…