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67 Years Working for Clean Water: 1947 through 2014

What’s New

Financial Aid: NEIWPCC and the Narragansett Bay Estuary Program announce recipients of funding for projects aimed at reducing nutrient pollution in the bay’s watershed. Get the details in our news release and learn more about the projects.

New Requests for Proposals are available! See our Contractor Opportunities page for details (last updated on 10/8).

State of Uncertainty: The unsettled questions and many disputes over limits on aluminum in America’s waters are examined in the new IWR, NEIWPCC's print newsletter. Plus NEIWPCC’s Ron Poltak testifies on Capitol Hill, beating the microbeads, and much more. Read the online edition.

Call for Local Grant Proposals: NEIWPCC and its partner, the Lake Champlain Basin Program, have released an RFP for over a half million dollars in local awards. To view the RFP and application instructions, please visit the LCBP website. Proposals are due by November 5, 2014.

Talking Stormwater: NEIWPCC’s Monica Kacprzyk, who coordinates our Stormwater Workgroup, is featured in an article on the Commission’s stormwater efforts in On Tap, the online magazine of the National Environmental Services Center.

Latest Training Schedules Now Available!  Operators, sign up for the training you need by visiting our Training Calendar page. While there, peruse the latest course listings from all our training efforts and download the new NEIWPCC, MWOT, and JETCC Training Schedules.

Redesigned JETCC Site: Check out the new and much improved website for our training arm in Maine, and peruse JETCC's latest training schedule.

Strong statement: Ron Poltak, NEIWPCC's executive director, spoke on behalf of the Association of Clean Water Administrators at a July 24 U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee hearing on integrated planning and other water issues. Read Ron's remarks or view the video of the entire hearing.

New Workgroup: NEIWPCC’s Water Quality Division has initiated a new effort to address issues with harmful algal blooms. Find out more about our HAB Workgroup.

New Edition: The latest issue of LUSTLine is now available. View the seventy-fourth issue, featuring a cover article by Carol Eighmey entitled "The Missouri Fund's $1.3 Million Sting."

There’s a new edition of iWR, NEIWPCC's e-newsletter! Read the articles in the June 2014 issue by clicking the links below, and if you don’t yet subscribe, sign up to receive iWR, which is emailed quarterly.
         Stopping the Clogs: Going Public to Mitigate Costly Problem
         A Cleaner Canal: Work Reaps Results at Notoriously Polluted Brooklyn Waterway
         New Perspectives: Leadership Changes at NHDES, MassDEP, and NEIWPCC
         Productive Diversion: Unique Vehicle Gives Students Chance to “Contribute” to Science
         Turf Initiative Celebrated: NEIWPCC's Jennings and Ryan Receive EPA Awards
         Extraordinary Achievers: The Winning Work of NEIWPCC Staffer and N.H. Prodigy
         Year of Achievements: Productive Period Highlighted in New Annual Report

Accolades: NEIWPCC’s Clair Ryan and Michael Jennings have received EPA Environmental Merit Awards for their work on the Northeast Voluntary Turf Fertilizer Initiative. Read the press release.

Annual Nonpoint Source Conference: Presentations from the 25th Annual NPS Conference, held April 29 & 30, 2014 in Newport, RI, are now available online. Thanks to all who attended!

Northeast Water Quality Standards Update: NEIWPCC uses our Northeast Interstate Water Quality Matrix to keep track of our member states' revisions to their standards. See the confirmed and finalized updated version for 2014!

Great success: Thanks to all for a rewarding Annual NEAEB Conference, March 26-28, Burlington, VT. Presentations available soon at the conference website.

NEIWPCC in the NEWS: Tom Groves, our director of wastewater and onsite programs, shares his insights on training—the methods, trends, and new challenges—in a Treatment Plant Operator magazine interview available exclusively online.

Regional Turf Fertilizer Guidelines: NEIWPCC is pleased to release its final Regional Clean Water Guidelines for the Fertilization of Urban Turf. A response to public comments received during the fall comment period is also available.

Annual Highlights: Once a year, NEIWPCC develops for each of our member states a summary of some of the many ways in which we are serving and assisting a state. Read our latest series of state summaries.

Under the Radar: The often overlooked issue of ocean acidification is examined in the latest IWR, NEIWPCC's print newsletter. Plus water quality trading, green roofs, and much more. Read the online edition.

New UST Training Video and Booklet: NEIWPCC has created a training video and companion booklet that covers the nature of petroleum, site assessment at tank closure, inspection equipment, field analysis, planning and decision making, and site closure. Download or order your copy today!

Now on Flickr: NEIWPCC's new Flickr page features event photos and fascinating historical images provided by NEIWPCC Commissioner John Sullivan, chief engineer at the Boston Water and Sewer Commission. Check it out!

New TR-16: The latest edition of NEIWPCC's Guides for the Design of Wastewater Treatment Works is available now in hard copy and on CD. Order a copy of this thoroughly updated and much-anticipated new edition of TR-16. Copies of TR16 can now be ordered online (credit card purchases only) by going to our online purchasing page.

Share your thoughts with us! NEIWPCC welcomes your comments with a new Feedback form for the anonymous submission of comments, suggestions, and thoughts of any kind on our work or water pollution issues in general. We look forward to hearing from you!


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