Category: Special Topics in Environmental Management

Easy Chart of EPA’s Stormwater Penalties

Federal Wastewater Penalties What might you pay, should EPA inspect your facility and find you in violation of a federal wastewater reg? Here’s an easy-to-read chart outlining the federal penalties. Environmental Compliance in [Your State] gives you expert analysis of your state environmental regulations, along with instant comparisons between federal and state environmental protection agency […]

Looming SPCC Deadline

Under SPCC, a farm is defined as  "a facility on a tract of land devoted to the production of crops or raising of animals, including fish, which produced and sold, or normally would have produced and sold, $1,000 or more of agricultural products during a year." SPCC applies to a farm that: Stores, transfers, uses, […]

Mosquito control and stormwater management

Location and site design. Stormwater management structures should be located and designed to minimize mosquito-breeding potential. First, sites should be designed to preserve natural drainage and natural treatment systems using low impact development (LID) principles to reduce the need for manmade stormwater control structures. Second, permanent pool ponds should be designed to minimize shallow depths […]