Content about Stormwater

June 14, 2012

AZEK VAST Pavers, now available nationally through pro lumberyards and building supply centers, had announced a welcome option to assist with stormwater runoff problems that offers great looks and durability. Brought to landscape contractors and DIYers through a strategic partnership between AZEK Building Products and VAST Enterprises, the product line's Permeable paver in 4-in. by 8-in. size is designed to help alleviate residential and commercial stormwater runoff issues.

March 30, 2012

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) applauded new legislation designed to curb regulatory overreach, building delays and red tape.

Introduced by Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) and 29 other Senators from across the country, the Preserve Waters of the United States Act would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) from using a draft guidance to dramatically expand the scope of the Clean Water Act.

August 21, 2011

The California State Water Resources Control Board is proposing new regulations on stormwater runoff and containment that the Lumber Association of California & Nevada (LACN) has called "controversial, costly and unfair."

According to Ken Dunham, LACN executive director, the regulations affect lumberyards and any business with a physical outside yard. LACN Government Affairs Chair and LACN Second VP Augie Venezia presented his views and those of the LACN at an Aug. 17 workshop organized by the Water Resources Control Board.

August 21, 2011

The following comments were delivered by Augie Venezia, president of Fairfax Lumber & Hardware Co., of Farifax, Calif. Venezia is the chair of the Lumber Association of California & Nevada (LACN) Government Affairs Committee.

Venezia spoke at the Water Resources Control Board workshop on stormwater permitting held Aug. 17. Here is the statement in full:

June 16, 2008

Four of the nation's largest home builders will pay $4.3 million in fines for runoff...

June 9, 2008

A construction management firm that specializes in building Home Depot and Wal-Mart stores has agreed...

April 20, 2008

Construction damaged a tributary to the Big Sioux River....

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