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Summary of the Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act and Frequently Asked Questions

  • 22 October 2013
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EPA has posted on its Web site a revised list of frequently-asked-questions to assist manufactures, retailers, regulators and the general public in complying with and understanding the requirements of the Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act. The FAQs address the definition of lead free, the effective date, calculating lead content, 3rdparty certification, product labeling, repair and replacement parts, and exemptions.

The Water Cycle

  • 14 October 2013
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The Cycle

 
 

Water is constantly being cycled between the atmosphere, the ocean and land. This cycling is a very important process that helps sustain life on Earth. 

National Take Back Day

  • 10 October 2013
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Are you aware that on October 26, 2013, all citizens can drop off their unused or expired medications to specific sites to help keep our environment safe.  We strongly encourage you not to flush old medication and take advantage of this national program.  Through the efforts of the United States Department of Justice/Drug Enforcement Administration/Office of Diversion Control – you can go to the following website and type in your zip code to find local facilities that will be participating in this national event to take back your unused or expired medication and save our environment.  Pleas

2013 NRWA H2O-XPO to be held September 30th to October 3rd

  • 2 October 2013
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Join the staff of NYRWA as we attend the 2013 NRWA H2O-XPO in Louisville, KY. Also in attendance will be the winner of the annual “Meredith H. Thompson Training Award”, Jeff Swartz, Village of Canajoharie. XPO offers over 30 acres of heavy equipment displays and demonstrations, over 100 hours of education and training, over 1,000 indoor exhibits, and over 20,000 attendees from utilities across the nation.

US Judge Rules on Possible NNC Plan

  • 25 September 2013
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Sept. 23) US judge gives EPA 6 months to decide whether regulations
needed for farmland runoff pollution
Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS — Environmental advocates in states along the Mississippi
River have won a round toward a long-term goal of having federal
standards created to regulate farmland runoff and other pollution
blamed for the oxygen-depleted “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico and
problems in other bodies of water.

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