responsibility for protecting public health and the environment,
local governments are required under the Safe
Drinking Water Act (SDWA) to meet the federal drinking
water standards and to develop the plans and programs to protect
sources of drinking water.
LGEAN resources most
applicable to drinking water include:
Water. Provides a summary of regulatory issues and
links to numerous useful websites and documents.
Provides a summary of issues relating to watershed
protection/restoration, which is accomplished through efforts at
various levels including EPA, state agencies, local agencies and
Deicing. Provides a summary of
issues covering storage, application of highway deicing chemicals
and alternatives. Provides links to best management practices.
Also covers airport/aircraft deicing.
State Resource Locator. Find your state agencies
responsible for wetlands protection, an
overview of the state rules, and links to wetlands regulations and