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EPA Issues Report on Effectiveness of Marine Trash Skimmers

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Region 2) has issued its latest update of the “Floatables Action Plan” for the NY/NJ Harbor area. This Plan details methods employed by the relevant authorities to minimize floating debris including street litter and even

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Hot Pink Trash Skimmer Wins Gulf Guardian Prize

HOUSTON, Texas  – A bright pink floating trash skimmer named the Mighty Tidy has won first prize in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2004 Gulf Guardian contest. The contest recognizes environmental achievement in the five state Gulf of Mexico region.

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LWT Dredges Aid Southern California’s Water Needs

January 2004 Orange County , California , Water District uses dredges to assist in Water Basin Recharge The Orange County Water District (OCWD) began about 10 years ago to develop an Underwater Operating Dredge to remove the clogging layer that forms on

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EPA Will Not Regulate Dioxin in Sewage Sludge

EPA has made a final decision not to regulate dioxins in land-applied sewage sludge. After five years of study, including outside peer review, the Agency has determined that dioxins from this source do not pose a significant risk to human

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