The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plans to release a completed framework for integrating municipal stormwater and wastewater by mid-May. The agency is reviewing and incorporating feedback from six stakeholder workshops and 40 sets of written comments on the draft framework. See comments from the Water Environment Federation.
serve as a model for other cities. On April 10, EPA signed on to Green City, Clean Waters, a $2 billion investment in green infrastructure aimed at reducing sewer overflows. EPA will collaborate with Philadelphia in several ways, including identifying high-performing green infrastructure designs, supporting a green design competition, and assessing program effectiveness through monitoring and modeling.