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Jul 21 2021
The House will vote this week on H.R. 2467, the PFAS Action Act.  The bill is co-sponsored by Michigan Reps. Debbie Dingell, and Fred Upton, along…
Jul 2 2021
The U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan infrastructure legislation that would invest in water reuse and related federal programs and…
Jul 1 2021
At the end of April, the U.S. Senate passed the Drinking Water & Wastewater Infrastructure Act of 2021, but since then, there has not been much…
Jun 24 2021
As the second quarter of 2021 comes to a close, a check-in on Congress, the direction of legislation, funding, bills and regulatory efforts could set…
Jun 24 2021
President Joe Biden and a bipartisan group of 21 senators reached a compromise June 24, 2021 regarding the nation’s Bipartisan Infrastructure…
Jun 14 2021
On June 9, 2021, EPA and the Department of the Army announced their intention to initiate a new rulemaking process that restores the protections in…
May 26 2021
The Association of Clean Water Administrators (ACWA), the Association of State Drinking Water Administrators (ASDWA), the Association of State and…
May 20 2021
The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) and Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) applaud the introduction of H.R. 3293…
May 17 2021
(Correction: A previous article listed Fox as having been confirmed to the position. This was inaccurate and this article has been edited to reflect…
May 13 2021
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, are perhaps the most perplexing pollutants federal and state legislators and regulatory agencies have…
Apr 30 2021
On Apr. 29, the U.S. Senate passed the Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act of 2021 for wastewater, storm water, drinking water, and…
Apr 22 2021
On March 31, President Joe Biden unveiled his $2 trillion infrastructure plan called the American Jobs Plan, which included $111 billion for water…
Apr 13 2021
The news cycle for the water industry for March was brimming with talking points, and major events that will shape the industry for quite some time…
EPA Director Michael Regan and Acting Assistant Administrator Radhika Fox hosted a water and wastewater utility round table about the American Jobs Plan.
EPA Director Michael Regan and Acting Assistant Administrator Radhika Fox hosted a water and wastewater utility round table about the American Jobs Plan April 5..
Apr 6 2021
Water utility managers and their community partners discussed the American Jobs Plan with EPA Director Michael Regan in a roundtable discussion U.S.…
Apr 1 2021
On March 15, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published the Fifth Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule designed to tackle PFAS in water.…
Apr 1 2021
U.S. President Joe Biden unveiled a more than $2 trillion infrastructure package, known as The American Jobs Plan March 31. For the water sector, the…
Mar 31 2021
President Joe Biden is set to unveil a more than $2 trillion infrastructure package March 31, which includes $111 billion for drinking water…
Mar 26 2021
The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee unanimously passed the Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure ACT (DWWIA) of 2021 Mar.…
Mar 10 2021
Editor's Note: This article has been updated to reflect changes to the passage of the stimulus package. President Biden gave final passage to a $1.9…
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Mar 9 2021
UPDATED - March 22, 2021. The Action Level for copper indicated in the first consideration was incorrect at the time of publishing. It is 1.3 ppm…
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