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."
By Christopher Walker. that figure to attendees at the NAHB Spring board meeting in June. The Center for Responsive Politics, citing Federal Election Commission data released on June 3, reports that 63% of the NAHB's contributions went to Republicans and 37% went to Democrats.
Whirlpool tub manufacturers Jacuzzi, Kohler, and Lasco are the defendants in a class-action lawsuit that charges their tubs persistently spew residue from their jets, denying the tub owners the bathing experience they paid for. The suit, filed by Waco, Texas, attorney John Malesovas, claims the design of the tubs allows used bath water to sit in the jet tubes after the rest of the water has been drained.