President Signs Executive Order to Create Federal Water Subcabinet

President Donald Trump has signed the “Modernizing America’s Water Resource Management and Water Infrastructure” Executive Order. The Executive Order is meant to ensure that Federal coordination on water policy is standard practice by formally establishing a Water Subcabinet of senior Federal agency officials. The Water Subcabinet is designed to facilitate efficient and effective management and Read More

Help Available to Meet New MS4 Permit Requirements

Winter is approaching and icy roads are likely in parts of the country. In many areas, that means laying sand or salt on roadways. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) General Permit will be reissued on November 16, 2020. Minnesota communities need to be aware of some new requirements Read More

Firefighting Chemicals PFAS Survey Results

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently published the results of a statewide survey of fire departments to determine the extent of use of firefighting foams containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) substances. The survey was designed to help the DNR better understand how much, how often, and why foam containing PFAS is used across Read More