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Posts by Darrell Osterhoudt

Water Organizations Push for Water Research Funding

Water Organizations Push for Water Research Funding

A group of 10 water organizations, including AWWA, WEF, NAWC, as well as RCAP and ASCE, are requesting additional funding...

Concerns Over Groundwater Cleanup Standards for PFAS

Concerns Over Groundwater Cleanup Standards for PFAS

  Senator Tom Carper (D-DE), sent a letter to EPA Administrator Wheeler this week outlining his concerns about the Agency’s...

Pharmaceuticals and Hormones are Rare and Low in Groundwater – USGS

Pharmaceuticals and Hormones are Rare and Low in Groundwater – USGS

The topic of pharmaceuticals and hormones in drinking water gets people’s attention, but if that drinking water is pumped from...

Webinar on Lead in Building Plumbing

Webinar on Lead in Building Plumbing

As part of its continuing webinar series on drinking water issues, EPA’s Office of Research and Development is offering a...

Wheeler Confirmed as EPA Administrator

Wheeler Confirmed as EPA Administrator

Yesterday the full Senate voted 52-47, largely along party lines, to confirm Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler as the permanent...

ATSDR Exposure Studies for PFAS

ATSDR Exposure Studies for PFAS

This week the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) announced an additional eight locations to conduct human exposure assessments...

New UCMR Data Released

New UCMR Data Released

EPA has released another batch of test results from the current round of Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR) monitoring.  A convenient...

EPA Solicits Comment on New National Compliance Initiatives

EPA Solicits Comment on New National Compliance Initiatives

In a Federal Register notice today, EPA shared their National Compliance Initiatives (NCI) for 2020-2023 and asked for public comment...

Rescheduled EPA Webinar on Treatment for Emerging Contaminants

Rescheduled EPA Webinar on Treatment for Emerging Contaminants

The partial government shutdown caused the loss of the January webinar in EPA’s monthly series on challenges and solutions for small...

Waterkeeper Groups Sue EPA over SDWA Failures

Waterkeeper Groups Sue EPA over SDWA Failures

Various Waterkeeper groups, covering both the east and west coast, filed suit in the US District Court of Southern New York...

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