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How Trouts Stress the Importance of Protecting Our Waters

How Trouts Stress the Importance of Protecting Our Waters

by Parker AlvisEnvironmental ScientistHave you ever wondered why there’s an insignia of a trout stamped on the top of stormwater drains? If you’ve never noticed this, take a look the next time you happen to see one on a sidewalk or in a parking lot. It’s probably not hard to guess the...

Be on the Lookout for Stormwater Permit Changes

Be on the Lookout for Stormwater Permit Changes

Many industrial facilities have existing General Permits for NPDES (National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System) stormwater discharges, along with established programs for compliance with the permit requirements.  When these permits come up for renewal, the tendency is to place a...