StormwaterONE has just released the Low Impact Development (LID) for Stormwater Management training course.
Low Impact Development (LID) relates directly to construction and GREEN stormwater infrastructure and focuses on maintaining and restoring the natural hydrology while fulfilling environmental regulations.
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Natural Resources Defense Council
NRDC Wins Court Victory on Stormwater Pollution in Baltimore
“A federal district court in MD ruled that the U.S. EPA wrongfully denied NRDC’s petition to regulate harmful runoff pollution from commercial, industrial, & institutional sites in Baltimore’s Back River watershed.”
Philadelphia Nonprofits Recieve $800K for Environmentally Safe Stormwater Improvements
“Two Philadelphia nonprofit sites have been approved for a total of $800k in green infrastructure site improvements from the Philadelphia Water Department”
Toxic algae, polluted waters: Has Florida finally had enough?
“So environmental officials decided to update the state’s pollution standards … deputy secretary for the environment informed them (state’s watershed restoration bureau) their efforts to implement statewide stormwater rules were over.”