ORSANCO http://wvxu.org en Does Water Quality Trading help reduce pollution? http://wvxu.org/post/does-water-quality-trading-help-reduce-pollution <p>Tuesday morning will mark the first time companies discharging into the Ohio River Basin can buy<strong> interstate</strong> water quality credits to help farmers upstream control their pollution.</p><p>The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) is facilitating the trading. It says water quality trading is an "innovative market-based approach to achieving water quality goals for nutrients such as phosphorus and nitrogen."</p><p><strong>Here's the thinking</strong></p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 20:55:51 +0000 Ann Thompson 24020 at http://wvxu.org Does Water Quality Trading help reduce pollution? Proposal to delay mercury standards enforcement on Ohio River http://wvxu.org/post/proposal-delay-mercury-standards-enforcement-ohio-river <p>Enforcement of new mercury standards for industrial and wastewater treatment plants along the Ohio River may be delayed and that has environmental groups concerned.</p><p>Documents show there are dozens of companies and municipalities with mercury monitoring requirements that dump into the Ohio River.</p><p><strong>Mercury levels based on Great Lakes</strong></p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 22:06:13 +0000 Ann Thompson 16093 at http://wvxu.org Proposal to delay mercury standards enforcement on Ohio River