River Des Peres http://news.stlpublicradio.org en EPA issues decision on Mo. water quality standards http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/epa-issues-decision-mo-water-quality-standards <p>The EPA today<a href="http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/0/580CBB8A8E395833852578EF00636C59"> issued its decision</a> on Missouri&#39;s water quality standards, <a href="http://www.epa.gov/region7/newsevents/legal">approving how the state categorized 244 streams, rivers and lakes</a>.</p><p>That decision means water bodies newly designated for high contact uses like swimming will need more protection.</p><p>Some sewage treatment plants, municipalities and others will need to start treating their wastewater discharges.</p> Wed, 17 Aug 2011 23:15:06 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra 1892 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org EPA issues decision on Mo. water quality standards