Water quality

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The Orange County Transportation Authority board this week allocated more than $2 million to improve water quality in Orange County. The funds come from Measure M, the half-cent sales tax approved by Orange County voters in 2006 for transportation improvements. The ballot measure includes funding for an environmental cleanup program …continue reading

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra joined a multistate comment letter objecting to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Army Corps) directive to weaken states’ oversight of projects impacting water quality. The Army Corps’ directive would drastically shorten timeframes for state water quality certifications under Section 401 of the Clean Water …continue reading