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IPWMAN: Statewide Mutual Aid Network Provides 24/7 Response to Illinois Communities

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Communities are continuing clean-up efforts following the summer's severe weather events, says Illinois Public Works Mutual Aid Network. This includes an Aug. 10 storm classified by the National Weather Service as a Derecho that produced widespread damage to trees, power lines, buildings, and vehicles from hurricane-force winds and 11 tornadoes.

Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa Signs Low Impact Development Ordinance

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa signed an ordinance into law last Friday that will drastically improve the way Los Angeles deals with its stormwater. The Low Impact Development (LID) Ordinance calls for development and redevelopment projects to manage the stormwater in a way that helps clean it and re-use it.