Erosion Control

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Think It's Time to Abandon Traditional Media? Not So Fast!

If you think you need to shift all your marketing efforts to the Web, marketing expert Jim Rafferty gives you reason to reconsider. Read more

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New EPA Stormwater Rules Pose Challenges and Opportunities

Builders and developers might still have a chance to influence state officials who will determine how guidelines will be executed. Read more

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Erosion Fines Get Serious

In 1992, the EPA instituted an erosion regulation -- under the authority of the Clean Water Act -- that holds developers, site owners, and contractors on construction sites larger than one acre responsible for the development and implementation of an erosion control plan for that site. The paper quotes Donette Dunaway, a water board staff member, as saying, "Through this enforcement case, we're trying to get the message across that sediment and erosion to our creeks won't be tolerated." Read more

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