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Construction Runoff

WASHINGTON (CN) - The construction industry may soon face strict controls on pollutants in run-off from large work sites that the Environmental Protection Agency estimates will cost $1.9 billion a year to implement.

According to the EPA, run-off from large sites often is polluted by chemicals used in building materials that may contaminate ground water.

Click the document icon on the front page for details and links to the regulations. The document icon under the "Lab Waste & More" heading leads to other new regulations.

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