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GenX and Chemours in North Carolina in the News Again

GenX and Chemours in North Carolina in the News Again

In North Carolina, the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has told Chemours to provide bottled water to 11 homeowners (on...

EPA Starts the IRIS Review Process for Three Chemicals

EPA Starts the IRIS Review Process for Three Chemicals

On September 18th, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the start of the review process under Integrated Risk Information System...

Increasing Chloride Levels in U.S. Rivers Can Lead to Increased Corrosion in Water Pipes

Increasing Chloride Levels in U.S. Rivers Can Lead to Increased Corrosion in Water Pipes

A new study by the U.S. Geologic Survey (USGS) found increasing chloride levels in many U.S. rivers, which contributes to...

Sen. Barrasso Presses for Infrastructure Improvements

Sen. Barrasso Presses for Infrastructure Improvements

Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) recently published a press release/op-ed on the immediate need for infrastructure improvements.  He talked about his...

Congress Returns & Will be Busy

Congress Returns & Will be Busy

Congress returned to D.C. this week after the August recess with several important bills to try and move forward quickly....

Hurricane Harvey Response & Irma Preparations

Hurricane Harvey Response & Irma Preparations

Hurricane Harvey impacted many water and wastewater systems along the Gulf Coast, and the Texas Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network (TXWARN)...

David Ross from Wisconsin Nominated as EPA Assistant Administrator for Water

David Ross from Wisconsin Nominated as EPA Assistant Administrator for Water

On Sunday, September 2nd, President Trump announced his intention to nominate several individuals for key positions within his Administration, including...

Houston's Water Plants Still Operational

Houston's Water Plants Still Operational

Amazingly, Houston’s water plants are still operational in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, according to the Twitter feed from Houston...

Twitter Chat on August 30th: What's In Your Water?

Twitter Chat on August 30th: What's In Your Water?

The American Public Health Association (APHA) and the Environmental Health Coalition are holding a Twitter Chat on Aug. 30, from 1-2 PM EDT,...

Australia Releases Draft Drinking Water Guidelines for Perfluorinateds

Australia Releases Draft Drinking Water Guidelines for Perfluorinateds

Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has released a draft chemical fact sheet and draft health-based guideline values...

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