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Mar 27 2017
More than 140 water utility leaders from throughout the U.S. embarked on 352 meetings with members of Congress the week of March 20, 2017, to elevate…
Mar 21 2017
Water organizations representing water issues, water research fields, utilities and consumers from across the U.S. gathered in Washington, D.C., for…
Mar 17 2017
Martin Kropelnicki testified on behalf of the California Water Service Group and the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) before the U.S.…
Mar 16 2017
American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) former president John Donahue of Machesney Park, Ill., encouraged members of U.S. Congress to make renewing water…
Mar 16 2017
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the National Wildlife Federation asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reject a Trump administration…
Mar 13 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it will host a webinar to review a draft strategic plan that identifies roles and…
Mar 2 2017
Plumbing Manufacturers Intl. (PMI) decided to focus its 2017 advocacy on a series of efforts intended to educate policymakers about the untapped…
Mar 1 2017
President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order requiring the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to…
Apr 25 2005
The House approved a sweeping energy bill Thursday aimed at increasing domestic production. The bill includes provisions to allow oil drilling in an…
Apr 4 2005
Officials in East Alton, Ill., have settled for $8 million from a group of oil companies for contaminating a water supply well. The lawsuit alleged…
May 24 2004
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has proposed to redirect $55 million originally allocated to states for bioterrorism preparedness…
May 12 2004
The Los Angeles City Council has approved an amended water rate ordinance -- representing an 11 percent increase in water rates -- proposed by the…
Mar 12 2004
A bill approved by the Senate Natural Resources & Environment Committee this month could make it easier for landowners to disturb stream buffers…
Feb 16 2004
After close to five decades of citizens and legislators in Hawaii diligently defending their right to drinking water free of intentional medications…
Jan 23 2004
Governor Jennifer Granholm is seeking approval from the Michigan State Legislature on an ambitious, broad-ranging water protection offensive. The…
Aug 27 2003
Attorney General Terry Goddard and Arizona lawmakers are using the recent gasoline price hike in the state to springboard legislation that would put…
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