Posts by Stephanie Schlea

EPA Announces $5.8 Billion Investment for Water Infrastructure

EPA Announces $5.8 Billion Investment for Water Infrastructure

On February 20, EPA announced a $5.8 billion investment through the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds (SRF)....

Judge Approves Settlement Requiring DuPont, Chemours, and Corteva to Pay $1.1 Billion in PFAS Contamination Suit

Judge Approves Settlement Requiring DuPont, Chemours, and Corteva to Pay $1.1 Billion in PFAS Contamination Suit

The United States District Court for the District of South Carolina has approved a settlement requiring chemical manufacturers DuPont, Chemours,...

EPA Release Update to Equity Action Plan

EPA Release Update to Equity Action Plan

On February 14, EPA released an update to its 2022 Equity Action Plan. The original release of the Action Plan...

EPA Approves Alternative Test Procedures for the Analysis of Contaminants Under SDWA

EPA Approves Alternative Test Procedures for the Analysis of Contaminants Under SDWA

In the January 30 Federal Register, EPA published the Agency’s approval of 93 alternative testing methods for use in measuring...

EPA Releases Third Round of UCMR 5 Data

EPA Releases Third Round of UCMR 5 Data

On February 1, EPA released the third round of data from the Fifth Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR 5). Every five years, EPA is...

EPA Moves to Address PFAS Under RCRA

EPA Moves to Address PFAS Under RCRA

On February 1, EPA announced two new regulatory actions to address per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) under the Resource Conservation...

HHS Releases New Report on Low Income Household Water Assistance Program

HHS Releases New Report on Low Income Household Water Assistance Program

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released a new report on the Agency’s Low Income Household...

Congress Passes Continuing Resolution Funding the Federal Government until March

Congress Passes Continuing Resolution Funding the Federal Government until March

On January 18, both the House and Senate voted to approve a funding bill, averting a partial federal government shutdown...

EPA Finalizes Rule to Prevent More Than 300 Inactive PFAS from Reentering Commerce

EPA Finalizes Rule to Prevent More Than 300 Inactive PFAS from Reentering Commerce

On January 8, EPA announced a final rule under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) that prevents companies from starting...

Assistant Administrator of Water Radhika Fox to Leave EPA

Assistant Administrator of Water Radhika Fox to Leave EPA

On January 10, EPA announced Radhika Fox’s intention to leave the Office of Water at the end of February 2024....

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