Nearly 7 Million Homes at Risk of Storm-Surge Damage in U.S.
With June comes the official start of hurricane season, and millions of homes are...
EPA Streamlines Stormwater Permit Template
Single-lot permits for stormwater management are now simpler--and cheaper.
For Small Builders, Streamlined EPA Stormwater Compliance is a Win
NAHB members have raised concerns about the complicated process of getting a...
Natural Disasters, Heat-Mapped By the Numbers
Here's a global color-coded heat-map of natural disasters, with the economic...
EPA Releases Stormwater Climate Change Tool
The new tool will help building pros consider increasing threats of severe weather...
How to Grasp the EPA's Over-reach on Clean Water Act
ProPublica contributor Naveena Sadasivam does an impressive job unraveling fact from spin in her account of how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been frustrated in its efforts to pursue hundreds of cases of water pollution because of legal fights about exactly what bodies of water it has the authority to monitor and protect.
NAHB Pushes to Protect Nation's Water Resources
Despite the Clean Water Act, the federal government’s role in protecting the nation’s waters remains poorly defined.
EPA Releases Flood Resilience Tool
The agency's smart growth approaches can help communities prepare for and recover...
Stormwater Management Made Easy
It's probably not the most fun part of your job, but with stricter environmental codes, it's increasingly important. Before you start to build, you've got to have a strategy in place.
Horton Charged for Clean Water Act Violations
The builder must pay $203,420 in fines and contributions to a land conservancy.