Legislation/Government Actions

trump, administration, epa, usda, press, communications
Jan 25 2017

According to ...

Jan 10 2017

As we move into 2017 with the new Trump administration, there are many questions about what is in store for the environmental community and...

house, senate, u.s., wiin act, water, funding, grant, infrastructure
Dec 15 2016

The U.S. House of Representatives approved 360 to 61 legislation that would authorize more than $10 billion in federal dollars for the U.S. Army...

Dec 14 2016

The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators agreed to provide $20 million for the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (...

voters, water, infrastructure, pipeline, wrda, poll, bill
Dec 2 2016

A national poll released by the Assn. of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) found that voters strongly support federal funding for water pipelines...

awwa, trump, administration, water, infrastructure
Nov 24 2016

In a letter to President-Elect Donald J. Trump, the American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) urged the new administration to make water infrastructure...

bion, pennsylvania, house, senate, bill, legislation, water, chesapeake bay
Nov 22 2016

Bion Environmental Technologies Inc. announced that bills have been released in both the Pennsylvania House and Senate to implement a competitive...

apwa, congress, wrd, bill, water, infrastructure, pass
Nov 17 2016

The American Public Works Assn. (APWA) and other key water groups have urged U.S. Congress to include water infrastructure provisions as part of a...

pala band, mission indians, water quality standards, right, epa, tribe, CA
Oct 31 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the approval of the Pala Band of Mission Indians’ application for “treatment in a similar...

u.s., senate, house of representatives, bill, pass, water, resources, act, about
Oct 10 2016

The U.S. House of Representatives approved the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA), H.R. 5303. The legislation authorizes 31 U.S. Army...

imagine h2o, california, water policy, challenge, competition, about, enter
Sep 21 2016

Imagine H2O (IH2O) announced that applications are now open for the second annual California Water Policy Challenge. The competition will...

u.s., usa, america, presidents, presidential, candidates, issues, water, flint
Sep 7 2016

The National Assn. of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) forwarded letters to the Hillary Clinton Presidential Campaign and the Donald...

new york, sewer, overflow, agreement, plan, storm, water, management
Jun 13 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized an agreement with the New York City to secure the design of the larger of two combined...

caucus, industry, support, storm, water, bridges, drinking, flood, recycling
Jun 6 2016

U.S. Reps. Ryan Costello, R-Penn., and Dina Titus, D-Nev., formed the U.S. House Public Works and Infrastructure Caucus, which received support...

Acme, Foundry, settlement, Kansas, violation, penalty, money, EPA, storm, water
Jun 3 2016

EPA Region 7 reached an administrative settlement with Acme Foundry Inc. of Coffeyville, Kan., to resolve industrial storm water violations under...

Baltimore, Maryland, EPA, sewer, overflow, consent decree, amendment, agreement
Jun 2 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U. S. Department of Justice, and the Maryland Department of the Environment announced a proposed...

EPA, public comment, NPDES, rules, regulations, change, update, permit
May 27 2016

The EPA proposed revisions to the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) regulations May 18. They would make specific targeted...

investment, model, culture, report, vision, future, water, infrastructure
May 20 2016

To help address the $2 trillion in infrastructure needs facing the country, a group of leading CEOs and former elected officials released a report...

partnership, public officials, Illinois, ILGA, action, water, infrastructure
May 4 2016

Earlier this month, Commissioners with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) descended on the state capitol to...