Posts by Wendi Wilkes

Radhika Fox Confirmed by Senate to Lead EPA Water Office

Radhika Fox Confirmed by Senate to Lead EPA Water Office

The Senate voted 55-43 to confirm Radhika Fox as Assistant Administrator for EPA’s Office of Water. The Senate vote included seven...

EPA Delays LCRR Effective Date and Compliance Date

EPA Delays LCRR Effective Date and Compliance Date

In a Federal Register notice published today (6/16), EPA has delayed the effective date of the final Lead and Copper...

Regan Highlights Water Infrastructure Funding Requests in Senate Appropriations Hearing

Regan Highlights Water Infrastructure Funding Requests in Senate Appropriations Hearing

Administrator Regan highlighted several components of water infrastructure funding during today’s Senate Appropriations’ Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies...

Biden FY2022 Full Budget Request Includes Large Increase for EPA & Water Programs

Biden FY2022 Full Budget Request Includes Large Increase for EPA & Water Programs

President Joe Biden released his fiscal 2022 budget request last week, building on the skinny budget released in April. The...

EPA Approves New Methods for Analyses under the Safe Drinking Water Act

EPA Approves New Methods for Analyses under the Safe Drinking Water Act

This week, EPA approved seventeen alternate test methods for drinking water analyses under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). A...

EPA Webinars: Advancing Water Reuse in Small and Disadvantaged Communities

EPA Webinars: Advancing Water Reuse in Small and Disadvantaged Communities

Advancing Water Reuse in Small and Disadvantaged Communities Two Identical Sessions Will Be Held: June 10, 2021 from 1-2:30 PM...

House Subcommittee Held Hearing on Key Water Infrastructure Bills

House Subcommittee Held Hearing on Key Water Infrastructure Bills

Yesterday, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change held a hearing on several bills to address...

Update: Lead Service Line Replacement and LCRR Resources

Update: Lead Service Line Replacement and LCRR Resources

While the EPA’s Final Lead and Copper Rule Revisions (LCRR) are pending and under review at the Agency, several organizations...

Senate Passes Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act

Senate Passes Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act

On Thursday the Senate overwhelmingly passed the Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act (S 914) in an 89-2 vote. The...

EPA Publishes Notice of Funding Availability for Next Round of WIFIA & SWIFIA

EPA Publishes Notice of Funding Availability for Next Round of WIFIA & SWIFIA

This week, EPA announced $6.5 billion in new funding for the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) and the...

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