Course Module: EV-30 Stormwater Compliance

The industrial boom in the United States during the 1950’s and 60’s brought with it a level of pollution never before seen in this country. Scenes of dying fish, burning rivers, and thick black smog engulfing major metropolitan areas were images and stories repeated regularly on the evening news. In December of 1970, President Richard Nixon created the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through an executive order in response to these critical environmental problems.

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