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EPA orders farms to stop discharges (access required)

The Environmental Protection Agency is ordering two Virginia farms to stop discharging pollutants into Shenandoah River tributaries. The EPA says during inspections the farms were discharging pollutants, including nitrogen and phosphorus from animal manure, into the streams without a permit ...

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Northern Virginia goes green without disputes (access required)

The world of green building standards has been largely free of lawyers and lawsuits, but the formerly peaceful world of sustainable development soon may be getting its first taste of litigation. Pointing to a failed challenge to the environmental credentials ...

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Chesapeake Bay gets best water quality grade since 2002 (access required)

MIDDLE RIVER, Md.—Parts of the Chesapeake Bay made modest improvements in water quality and other indicators of overall health in 2009, according to a report released last week. But the head of a bay advocacy group said the nation’s largest ...

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Environmental – Pollutant Discharge – Stormwater Basin – Sports Complex (access required)

Although a woman who owned a 16-acre farm adjacent to the King William County High School lost her Clean Water Act lawsuit against the school board for the alleged discharge of pollutants onto her land from a stormwater retention basin ...

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Environmental – Clean Water Act – Pollutant Discharge – Stormwater Basin (access required)

A woman who owned a 16-acre farm adjacent to the King William County High School cannot sue the school board under the Clean Water Act for the alleged discharge of pollutants onto her land from a stormwater retention basin installed ...

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Environmental – Clean Water Act – Natural Gas Terminal (access required)

The 4th Circuit denies a petition for review of the denial by the Maryland Department of the Environment of petitioners’ request for water quality certification under the Clean Water Act of a proposed large-scale liquefied natural gas marine import terminal ...

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