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New EPA Permit.


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Various news outlets in the District and Maryland covered the signing of the new NPDES discharge permit for Blue Plains. DC Water press release EPA press release New Blue Plains Permit to Cut Nitrogen Outputs 45 Percent (Bay Journal, 10/01/2010) EPA permit calls for slashing nitrogen outputs (Associated Press, 09/10/2010) Potomac River Cleaner but Wastewater

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Impervious Area Charge.


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The Post’s Jonathan O’Connell asks whether the federal government will pay its impervious area charge. The charge, by the way, covers DC Water’s cost of meeting a federal mandate to reduce combined-sewer overflows. Federal government balks at paying D.C. sewer charge (Washington Post, 07/05/2010)

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