News & Announcements:
U.S. Water Alliance Announces 2015 Water Prize Winners
The U.S. Water Alliance (USWA) announced the 5th annual U.S. Water Prize winners: the City of San Diego Public Utilities Department (CA), Electric Power Research Institute (CA), and Coca-Cola (GA). Link to Article.
Announcement and Call for Presentations
The 2015 National Mitigation & Ecosystem Banking Conference is soliciting presentation submissions for the annual conference being held in Orlando on May 5-8, 2015. Conference organizers are seeking cohesive panel presentations and individual presentations that offer timely and new information relating to mitigation, conservation, species, habitat banking, or ecosystem banking and alternatives. Submissions are due October 1, 2014 and can be submitted online at www.mitigationbankingconference.com
Troutman Sanders Spearheads National Water Quality Trading Alliance
"Troutman Sanders LLP is proud to announce the formation of a national consortium of leaders from the business, governmental, non-profit, and regulated community focused on enhancing and expanding market-based opportunities for improving water quality." Link to Article. NWQTA Webpage.
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