EPA to Publish Companies’ Water Data

Read the full story in Environmental Leader.

The EPA has proposed changing from paper to e-reporting in an attempt to modernize enforcement of the Clean Water Act, and plans to make companies’ data accessible to the public.

The switch would make information about specific facilities — such as inspection and enforcement history, pollutant monitoring results and other data required by permits — accessible through the EPA’s website. The change will affect hundreds of thousands of industrial, government and other facilities, the EPA said.

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Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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