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November 16, 2004

November 10, 2004

  • New EPA Water Quality Trading Assessment Handbook published.

  • WaterNews for November 9, 2004
    EPA Acts to Make Beaches Cleaner and Safer
    EPA Announces Agreements, Regulatory Plan on Airline Drinking Water
    Training Video to Help Health Care Providers Prevent Potential Drinking Water Health Risks - Now Available
    Workshop To Be held On Lead in Drinking Water

November 4, 2004

November 2, 2004

  • WaterNews for November 2, 2004
    EPA Issues Proposed Cooling Water Intake Regulations
    EPA Takes Action on Clean Water Act Detection & Quantitation Test Methods
    OW Announces Request for Proposals Supporting Biological Criteria Program
    Acting Assistant Administrator Speaks at Annual Governor's Conference
    Acting AA Participates in Clinton River Review 2004

  • Request for Proposals (PDF, 64KB, 7 pages, about this format) - This is the annual request for proposals for projects to be potentially funded that help states and tribes develop and adopt biocriteria for their water quality standards.

October 26, 2004

  • Appendix: FY 05 Final Measures and Commitments (October 2004)

  • WaterNews for October 26, 2004
    EPA Issues Updated Guidelines for Water Reuse
    Call for Nominations for the 2005 National Wetlands Awards
    Stormwater Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination Manual Now Available
    Animal Feeding Operations Virtual Information Center On-line
    CAFO Managing Manure Guidance Document Now Available
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems Permits Available On-line

October 21, 2004

October 14, 2004

  • WaterNews for October 14, 2004
    Leavitt Announces Progress in Asian Carp Control on Great Lakes
    Leavitt & Grumbles Kick Off World Water Monitoring Day on Oct. 17 & 18
    EPA Announces 2004 National Clean Water Act Recognition Awards Winners
    EPA Participates in Annual Girl Scout ECO-EXPO Day

October 13, 2004

  • WaterNews for October 5, 2004
    EPA Celebrates World Water Monitoring Day
    Advancing Asset Management in Your Utility Training
    Latest Version of the BASINS Water Quality Model is Now Available
    Acting Assistant Administrator Speaks at ASDWA Conference

October 8, 2004

October 6, 2004

October 1, 2004

  • WaterNews for September 30, 2004
    EPA Reaffirms 20 Years of Partnership with Indian Tribes
    EPA and Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Initiate Data Exchange Project
    Technical Guidance on CAFOs is Now Available
    National Estuaries Day Celebrated

September 24, 2004

September 20, 2004

  • Airline Water Supplies
    Results from initial testing of drinking water onboard 158 randomly selected passenger airplanes shows that most of the aircraft tested (87.4%) met EPA drinking water quality standards.

September 14, 2004

  • WaterNews for September 14, 2004
    National Museum of the American Indian Opens Sept. 21 in Washington, D.C.
    Wilmington to Host Watershed Summit on the Delaware
    Grumbles Appears at Cuyahoga River Basin Symposium

September 9, 2004

  • WaterNews for September 9, 2004
    Press Conference Held at the National Press Club
    New Guide to Help Wastewater Utilities Develop EMSs and Manage Critical Issues
    2004 Effluent Guidelines Program Plan Published

September 7, 2004

August 30, 2004

August 24, 2004

August 18, 2004

  • WaterNews for August 17, 2004
    11th Meeting of the Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Watershed Nutrient Task Force in Minnesota
    Meeting of the Water Security Working Group of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council

August 10, 2004

  • WaterNews for August 10, 2004
    EPA Allocates $1 Million in Grant Funding to Regions for Wastewater Security Training
    Preparing Vessels Intended for Artificial Reefs
    Reminder to States Seeking Beach Implementation Grants
    Lead and Copper Rule: Expert Panel Workshop on Public Education and Risk Communication
    Five-Star Challenge Grants Award Announcement
    Outreach on Mercury in Fish and Shellfish

August 3, 2004

  • WaterNews for August 3, 2004
    NACo Formally Endorses EPA Trading Policy
    Potomac River Snakehead Roundup Held
    Acting Assistant Administrator Testifies To House Energy and Commerce Committee
    U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy Moves to Finalize Report

July 21, 2004

  • WaterNews for July 20, 2004
    Bush Administration Commits $15 Million to Protect and Restore America's Watersheds
    Office of Water Launches New Website for Septic Systems
    New Brochure Available Soon on Mercury in Fish and Shellfish
    2004 National STORET Users Conference to be Held in November
    Local Limits Development Guidance is Available

July 13, 2004

  • WaterNews for July 13, 2004
    EPA Launches New Topical Website on Beaches
    Phase II Rule for Cooling Water Intakes Published
    EPA to Revisit Water Quality Criteria for Ammonia
    National Estuaries Restoration Inventory Released
    2004 Gulf Guardian Award Winners to be Honored in Mississippi
    EPA Announces Release of Implementation Guidance for the Filter Backwash Recycling Rule

July 9, 2004

  • Phase II Rule for Cooling Water Intakes Published
    Published in the Federal Register on July 9th, this final rule protects fish, shellfish and other aquatic life from cooling water intake structures at large power plants. This is the first time in the 32-year history of the Clean Water Act that EPA has established a systematic way to address the environmental consequences of power plants that withdraw more than 50 million gallons of water per day. The rule will protect aquatic organisms from being trapped on intake screens or drawn through the cooling systems.

July 7, 2004

  • WaterNews for July 6, 2004
    Agency Proposes Federal Standards for Beaches
    Getting In Step with Phase II - A workshop for city and county stormwater managers
    EPA Responds to Sierra Club Petition
    Final Rule for Aquaculture Released
    Join Leaders at the Asset Management Conference

June 29, 2004

  • Aquatic Animal Production Industry - Effluent Guideline - Final Rule
    This rule establishes effluent limitation guidelines and new source performance standards for specific types of commercial and non-commercial operations that produce aquatic animals for food, recreation and restoration of wild populations, pet trade, and other commercial products.

  • WaterNews June 29, 2004
    Reunion of National Wetlands Policy Forum Held
    Second Phase of National Water Tour Features EPA Acting Deputy Administrator
    10th Annual Industrial Waste Technical and Regulatory Conference Set for August
    A New Version of EnviroMapper is Now Available

June 24, 2004

June 17, 2004

June 15, 2004

  • WaterNews June 15, 2004
    Fish Tissue Data Available
    Planting Fields of Wild Rice Helps To Bring Back Life to the Anacostia River
    EPA Announces the First Meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Councilís Water Security Working Group (WSWG)
    Television Special about Watersheds to Air on The Weather Channel June 26

June 8, 2004

  • WaterNews June 8, 2004
    EPA and Anacostia Watershed Society to Kick-Off Rice Rangers' Program June 10 - Volunteers Needed
    $6 .7 million Could Go to Tribes In 2005

May 27, 2004

  • WaterNews May 27, 2004
    EPA Emergency Response Planning Workshops for Small and Medium Drinking Water Utilities
    Wastewater Operator Trainers' Conference for Small Communities
    NPDES Pretreatment and Permit Writer Training
    A Request for Initial Proposals (RFIP) for the Assessment and Watershed Protection Program Grants (AWPPGs)
    National Symposium on Mitigation and the Watershed Approach
    Fourth National Monitoring Conference

May 24, 2004

  • Draft Pesticide Registration (PR) Notice
    The Agency seeks public comment on a draft Pesticide Registration (PR) Notice entitled "Labeling Statements on Products Used for Adult Mosquito Control." Comments must be received on or before July 27, 2004.

May 18, 2004

  • WaterNews May 18, 2004
    President Bush and Administrator Leavitt Announce New Executive Order on Great Lakes Collaboration
    New Website Highlights Drinking Water Research World-Wide
    Lead in Drinking Water Information Available Online
    2005 National Water Program Guidance Copies Now Available
    Applications Being Accepted for Nutrient Criteria Development
    National Beaches Conference Coming in October
    Eight Workshops Available for Stormwater Program Managers

May 12, 2004

May 10, 2004

  • Request for Applications: "Nutrient Criteria Development" (May 2004)
    EPA is accepting applications for grant awards from May 10th until midnight June 24, 2004. Agencies and organizations selected for funding will be knowledgeable in the areas of water quality data analyses and data management, particularly in regard to nutrient and algal relationships, in addition to demonstrating a strong ability to leverage resources.

May 6, 2004

  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Point Source Category - CFR Corrections Federal Register notice (HTML, PDF 48KB)

May 4, 2004

  • Beach Monitoring and Notification Grants
    EPA is making available nearly $10 million in grants for beach monitoring and notification programs to help eligible coastal states, territories, including those bordering the Great Lakes and tribes meet the new requirements under the BEACH Act. This is the fourth year in a row these grants have been offered, totaling about $32 million since the BEACH ACT passed in October 2000.

  • National List of Beaches
    This document is a picture of the extent of beach monitoring across the country that will help EPA determine how to better implement the BEACH Act. The List also provides information to the public about beaches in their state. EPA will update this list periodically and will publish notices in the Federal Register of any revisions to the National List of Beaches.

  • WaterNews for May 4, 2004
    EPA Allocates $5 Million in Grant Funds For Drinking Water Counter-Terrorism Activities
    Television Special about Watersheds to Air on The Weather Channel May 9
    EPA Participates in the Annual Anacostia River Environmental Fair
    Availability of Beach Grant Funding and National List of Beaches
    Gulf Program Extends Gulf Guardian Award Entry Deadline to May 10

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