USEPA Announces Strategy to Protect Water Quality by Accelerating Nutrient Pollution Reductions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) released a new policy memorandum on Accelerating Nutrient Pollution Reductions in the Nation’s Waters. The memo reaffirms the USEPA’s commitment to working with Federal agencies, State co-regulators, Tribes, water stakeholders, and the agricultural community to advance progress in reducing excess nutrients in our nation’s waters. “Nutrient pollution is one of Read More

USEPA & WEF Launch Program to Reduce Nutrients in Waterways

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced the launch of the NutrientSmart (NSmart) program to help reduce nutrient loadings in waterways and recognize the water utilities that are leaders and innovators. NSmart will begin as a pilot program and encourage the adoption of enhanced nutrient management practices by water utilities Read More

Tools Help Reduce Nutrients in Water, Improve Public Health & Support Ecosystems

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has new tools and information that States, territories, and authorized Tribes can use to help protect people, animals, and aquatic life from harmful algal blooms and other adverse effects of nutrients in water. The USEPA says nutrient pollution in water presents one of the country’s most widespread environmental and Read More