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New Mexico Issues Violation to Air Force for PFAS Contamination

New Mexico Issues Violation to Air Force for PFAS Contamination

New Mexico recently issued a violation to the Air Force for groundwater contamination from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). This...

ASDWA Submits Recommendations to EPA for the Fifth Contaminant Candidate List (CCL5)

ASDWA Submits Recommendations to EPA for the Fifth Contaminant Candidate List (CCL5)

On October 5, EPA published a Federal Register notice (83 FR 50364) seeking recommendations/nominations for the Fifth Contaminant Candidate List (CCL5). This...

Anniversary (Close Enough) of Start of EPA Operations in 1970

Anniversary (Close Enough) of Start of EPA Operations in 1970

Sunday, December 2nd, marked the 48th anniversary of the start of EPA’s operations. When one steps back and look at the...

National Drinking Water Advisory Council Meeting Set for Dec. 6-7

National Drinking Water Advisory Council Meeting Set for Dec. 6-7

EPA has scheduled a meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council on December 6-7 in Washington, D.C. This meeting...

EPA Releases Updated PFAS Analytical Method

EPA Releases Updated PFAS Analytical Method

EPA has updated its validated Method 537.1 to test for an additional four per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water,...

Peter Grevatt Announces His Retirement from EPA

Peter Grevatt Announces His Retirement from EPA

Peter Grevatt, the Director of EPA’s Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water (OGWDW), announced his retirement earlier today (11/19)....

Center for Green Schools Releases White Paper on Testing for Lead in Drinking Water in Schools

Center for Green Schools Releases White Paper on Testing for Lead in Drinking Water in Schools

The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently released a white paper on state legislation on...

AWWA’s WQTC Covers A Wide Range of Issues

AWWA’s WQTC Covers A Wide Range of Issues

This week (11/11-11/14), AWWA’s Water Quality Technology Conference (WQTC) covered many issues that are currently challenging almost all state drinking...

Environmental Working Group Releases Another Atrazine Report

Environmental Working Group Releases Another Atrazine Report

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) recently released another report on atrazine in drinking water. In 1991, EPA established an atrazine...

ASTHO Releases Statement on Legionella Public Notification

ASTHO Releases Statement on Legionella Public Notification

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) recently issued a statement regarding the role of public health officials...

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