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January Newsline: EPA Cracks Down on Violations; Cat Invests in India; Stimulus Projects At Work
Recovery Act project funds millions for rural water projects
JPMorgan to pay SEC over $700M in settlement
Stimulus projects begin in Schererville
Pressure pipe developments
IBM to automate DC WASA system
EPA cites 14 municipalities for stormwater violations
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has cited 14 municipalities in Pennsylvania and Maryland for stormwater violations, nine of which are within the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
EPA requires the cited municipalities to correct problems with their respective municipal separate storm sewer (MS4) programs and come into compliance with their state-issued discharge permits. MS4s are publicly owned drainage systems designed to collect and convey stormwater from urbanized areas.