Soil Erosion News

The DCNR also awarded 12 other grants, to be used to plant trees along streams throughout Pennsylvania. The DCNR Secretary, Cindy Adam Dunn, said, “Today’s announcement will not only leverage about $1.4 million in additional funding, but it will move Pennsylvania to its goal of planting 95,000 acres of stream-side buffers by 2025.

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Stormwater News

Study Finds Green Infrastructure Gets More Support A
new study from the University of Delaware suggests that people prefer
conservation methods of protecting drinking water. The study was he

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Entertainment Company Fined

Oregon has
slammed McMenamins Inc., with a $62,553 fine for illegally dumping
pollutants into natural waterways. A recent inspection at the food,
lodging and entertainment company’s Edgefield,

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Xbox Kinect Used in Levee Experiment

Researchers at the Rensseleaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, aren’t separating their work from play. In a recent series of experiments, they used the Kinect, a motion sensor for the Xbox gaming system, instead of costly sensors on its geotechnical centrifuge.

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Grant Funds Stormwater Outreach for Businesses

A $95,000 grant from the Boeing Global Corporate Citizenship Program has been given to the Washington Stormwater Center to better educate businesses as to why stormwater regulations are important. The Puget Sound-based organization wants to make stormwater issues a reality for people who don’t see the direct results of pollution.

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MS4 Compliance Checks

Moore
Township is the first regional site to be checked by the Pennsylvania
Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for MS4 compliance of its
separate municipal storm sewer systems. Infract

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