An assessment of the role of the Clean Water Act in regulating offshore aquaculture.
Session 1: Water Quality Framework
Overview of the Water Quality Framework - Dwane Young (EPA HQ) [originally prepared in Prezi]
Session 3: Managing Information: The Broader Data Process
From May 31 through June 2 of 2017, the Environmental Law Institute ran a training workshop to equip state and territorial staff, along with their federal counterparts, with the knowledge, contacts, and tools necessary to manage water quality assessment decision data, including the geospatial data for the ATTAINS system, and transition to electronic reporting for Integrated Reports. The training workshop was held at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.
ELI promotes effective implementation of state, territorial, and tribal Clean Water Act programs. Below are materials from the ELI training workshop on water quality data management, including the agenda, presentations, and links to other resources.
May 2019 National Water Quality Data Management Training Workshop
From May 31 through June 2 of this year, the Environmental Law Institute ran a training workshop for state and territorial Clean Water Act Section 303(d) listing and TMDL programs and tribal water quality programs from across the country. The workshop provided an opportunity for staff in these programs to learn about and discuss new opportunities and practical approaches to address difficult water quality and program challenges. The training workshop was held at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.
ELI promotes effective implementation of state and territorial CWA 303(d) programs and tribal water quality programs. Below are materials from past ELI training workshops, including presentations, examples of innovative CWA 303(d) Program materials, and compilations of successful approaches from around the country to meeting CWA 303(d) responsibilities.
June 2021 National CWA 303(d) and Data Management Training Workshop
In what appears to be the new normal when it comes to defining "waters of the United States," every effort that seeks to clarify that term, and in turn, the reach of federal authority to regulate water pollution, breeds yet more confusion.
The vast bay and watershed include the largest estuary in the country. Efforts to restore its vastly degraded water quality involve a commensurately large response by the Bay States, the federal Environmental Protection Agency, local governments, and the public.