Posts by Wendi Wilkes

Congressional Update: Build Back Better Plan

Congressional Update: Build Back Better Plan

This week, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce advanced provisions of a $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package. The Democrats...

New Resource: Legionella Communications Factsheet

New Resource: Legionella Communications Factsheet

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) and the Assocation of State Drinking Water Administrators (ASDWA) have developed...

EPA Receives 50 Requests for 2021 WIFIA Funding

EPA Receives 50 Requests for 2021 WIFIA Funding

This week, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced receiving 50 letters of interest in response to the 2021 Notices of...

Senate Passes Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, Measure Heads to House

Senate Passes Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, Measure Heads to House

Today, the U.S. Senate voted to pass the $550 billion bipartisan infrastructure bill, with a bipartisan vote of 69-30, which...

House Passes FY22 Appropriations for EPA

House Passes FY22 Appropriations for EPA

Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a fiscal year 2022 appropriations “minibus” bill (HR 4502) in a 219-208, party-line...

EPA Hosts LCRR Co-Regulator Engagement

EPA Hosts LCRR Co-Regulator Engagement

This week, EPA hosted a national co-regulator meeting on July 28 and July 29 to discuss the feedback received from...

President, Senate Reach Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

President, Senate Reach Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

Yesterday, President Biden and Senators reached a deal on a $550 billion bipartisan infrastructure package. Last night, the Senate advanced...

House Passes Comprehensive PFAS Bill

House Passes Comprehensive PFAS Bill

Yesterday (7/21), the U.S. House of Representatives passed the PFAS Action Act of 2021 (H.R. 2467), a comprehensive bill that...

Register for EPA’s August MDBP Stakeholder Engagement

Register for EPA’s August MDBP Stakeholder Engagement

Registration for EPA’s August 2021 virtual public meeting on potential revisions of the Microbial and Disinfection Byproducts (MDBP) rules is...

Happenings on The Hill: Infrastructure & Appropriations Updates

Happenings on The Hill: Infrastructure & Appropriations Updates

Appropriations This week, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Interior and Environment released the annual FY 2022 Interior, Environment, and...

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