nonpoint source pollution

April 8, 2019

EPA Promotes Water Quality Markets to Accelerate Cleanup of Nonpoint Source Pollution

On February 4th at a public event in Dearing, Georgia, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Assistant Administrator for Water David Ross announced a new policy memorandum (updating EPA’s 2003 policy) that will help states, tribes and stakeholders use market-, incentive- and community-based programs to reduce excess nutrients and improve water […]
June 14, 2017

Federal Funding Options for Clean Water

We’re linking below two helpful EPA resources for those who have questions about eligibility for federal Clean Water State Revolving Funds or may be looking to upgrade a wastewater treatment plant or finance innovative nonpoint source pollution projects. These recent EPA guidance documents provide details on a host of financing options, including SRF direct loans, […]
April 10, 2017

OECD Touts Market-Based Solutions to Solving Complex Water Pollution

Linking to a new OECD report that touts water quality trading and other innovative and market-based approaches to solving water pollution from diffuse sources.  The report begins, Decades of regulation and large investments to reduce point source pollution have brought substantial gains for the economy, human health, environment and social values.  But water quality challenges […]