Posts by Bridget O'Grady

EPA Administrator Announces $436M WIFIA Loan for Indiana

EPA Administrator Announces $436M WIFIA Loan for Indiana

On Thursday, while visiting an Indiana Superfund site, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt separately announced that Indiana will be receiving WIFIA...

Farm Bill Passes House Agriculture Committee and Includes Water Infrastructure Funding

Farm Bill Passes House Agriculture Committee and Includes Water Infrastructure Funding

Despite lengthy statements of concern by Committee Democrats, on Wednesday, the House Agriculture Committee passed HR 2, the Agriculture and...

National PrepareAthon! – Week 3

National PrepareAthon! – Week 3

This week’s PrepareAthon! focus is on key relationships.  Relationships with response partners are key in ensuring that you understand each...

Talking About Lead

Talking About Lead

Lead service lines, lead solder, lead in schools – these are hot topics regardless of where you live, the size...

New EPA Deputy Administrator Confirmed

New EPA Deputy Administrator Confirmed

On April 12, the Senate confirmed Andrew Wheeler to be the Deputy Administrator at EPA.  Three Democrats – Heidi Heitkamp...

EPA Awards Competitive Grants in a New Two Year Cycle

EPA Awards Competitive Grants in a New Two Year Cycle

WASHINGTON (April 11,2018) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the award of more than $25 million in...

EPA Awards $25.4 Million to Train and Assist Small Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems

EPA Awards $25.4 Million to Train and Assist Small Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems

WASHINGTON (April 11,2018) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the award of more than $25 million in...

Senators Switch Spending Seats

Senators Switch Spending Seats

With the retirement of Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS), who chaired the Senate Appropriations Committee, several reassignments have been made to...

National PrepareAthon! Week Two:  Learn How to Mitigate Before Disasters

National PrepareAthon! Week Two:  Learn How to Mitigate Before Disasters

EPA’s Water Security Division is continuing in its support of National PrepareAthon Month.  Week two focuses on the WSD Hazard...

Faster Permitting on the Horizon

Faster Permitting on the Horizon

EPA has joined with about a dozen Federal agencies and Departments in a pledge to accelerate permitting decisions. The April...

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