Posts by Stephanie Schlea

Congress Passes Continuing Resolution Funding the Federal Government through December 16

Congress Passes Continuing Resolution Funding the Federal Government through December 16

On Friday (September 30), the House of Representatives voted to approve a bill to fund the federal government through December...

EPA Finalizes Additional Waiver for Build America, Buy America Requirements

EPA Finalizes Additional Waiver for Build America, Buy America Requirements

On September 26, EPA finalized an additional waiver from the requirements under the Build America, Buy America Act (BABA). The...

EPA to Hold October 11 Webinar on Defining “Disadvantaged Communities”

EPA to Hold October 11 Webinar on Defining “Disadvantaged Communities”

EPA will be holding a webinar October 11th, 3-4pm ET that will cover the Agency’s recently released Disadvantaged Communities (DAC)...

EPA Announces New National Office for Environmental Justice and Civil Rights

EPA Announces New National Office for Environmental Justice and Civil Rights

On September 24, EPA announced the creation of a brand-new national office focused on advancing environmental justice and civil rights....

Senators Introduce Legislation to Reduce Lead Exposure in Drinking Water

Senators Introduce Legislation to Reduce Lead Exposure in Drinking Water

On September 22, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) along with Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Cory...

Congress Nears Sept. 30 Deadline to Avoid Government Shutdown

Congress Nears Sept. 30 Deadline to Avoid Government Shutdown

Next Friday, September 30, is the end of the fiscal year and the deadline for Congress to pass a stopgap...

New Report from OIG Highlights Noncompliance in Clean Water and Drinking Water SRFs

New Report from OIG Highlights Noncompliance in Clean Water and Drinking Water SRFs

A new report released by EPA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) on September 14 summarized OIG’s findings from a review...

California Approves World’s First Testing Requirement for Microplastics in Drinking Water

California Approves World’s First Testing Requirement for Microplastics in Drinking Water

On September 7, California’s State Water Resources Control Board unanimously approved a proposed policy handbook establishing a standard method for...

EPA Finalizes Two New Waivers for Build America, Buy America Requirements

EPA Finalizes Two New Waivers for Build America, Buy America Requirements

Last Friday (9/2), EPA announced the approval of two programmatic waivers from the requirements under the Build America, Buy America...

EPA Releases New BIL Guidance Memo for U.S. Territories and D.C.

EPA Releases New BIL Guidance Memo for U.S. Territories and D.C.

On August 26, EPA released a new memorandum to help implement over $173 million of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding for...

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