On Tuesday, February 11, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Clemson University to enhance research, teaching, outreach, career development, and stewardship in environmental and mathematical sciences. As a part of the MOU, EPA will commit to enhance the university’s environmental policy and science curricula and offer opportunities for students interested in environmental careers.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a Notice of Violation to Utilities Inc., notifying them of violations observed at the Tega Cay Water Services’ Wastewater Collection and Transmission System (Tega Cay) during a joint inspection with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) in December 2013.
Secretary Jewell Highlights Collaborative, Landscape Level Work to Conserve Longleaf Pine Habitat in Southeastern U.S.
During visit to Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, Jewell Calls for Full Funding of Land and Water Conservation Fund
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today visited the Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge in South Carolina where she met with stakeholders about their local efforts to conserve nearly 4,000 acres of longleaf pine habitat in the region.
Niagara Conservation® Invests And Expands Successful Ultra-High-Efficiency Toilet Line And Utility Programs
Company to Open New Manufacturing Plant and Divest In Other Areas
In an effort to more wholly focus and invest in its fastest growing areas, Niagara Conservation recently divested a portion of its business to AM Conservation Group, Inc., a Charleston-based supplier of weatherization, energy and water conservation products. Among the acquired products are Niagara Conservation’s showerheads, aerators, lighting and weatherization products, which all will continue to be sold under the Niagara brand name – Niagara will retain its toilet and program related business.
EPA Awards Spartanburg, S.C., Green Infrastructure Assistance to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resiliency to Climate Change
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $400,000 to help six communities across the country, including Spartanburg, S.C., expand their use of green infrastructure. The funding is in support of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, which directs federal agencies to identify climate-resilient investments such as agency grants and technical assistance for communities across the country.
The Department of Justice, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced a proposed settlement today with the City of Columbia to resolve violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA), including unauthorized overflows of untreated raw sewage. Columbia has agreed to undertake a thorough assessment of, and implement extensive improvements to, its sanitary sewer system at an estimated cost of $750 million.