Legislative

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...

Appropriations May Get an Earlier Start this Year

Appropriations May Get an Earlier Start this Year

This year, House Appropriations Committee Chair Nita Lowey (D-NY) is seriously considering beginning markups for FY 20 appropriations funding as...

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...

Wheeler Responds to Written Questions from Senate Committee

Wheeler Responds to Written Questions from Senate Committee

As part of the official record for his confirmation process to be permanent EPA Administrator, Mr. Andrew Wheeler answered a...

Conference Committee Formed to Avoid Another Shutdown

Conference Committee Formed to Avoid Another Shutdown

A select number of House and Senate members, chiefly from the Appropriations Committees, have been tapped to try and find...

Senate Hearing On Andrew Wheeler to be Permanent EPA Administrator

Senate Hearing On Andrew Wheeler to be Permanent EPA Administrator

Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler testified today before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee as the Senate begins considering whether he should be confirmed as the permanent administrator as President Trump has requested. 

Congress Passes Bill with Disaster Relief Funds, FEMA reforms & PFAS Restrictions

Congress Passes Bill with Disaster Relief Funds, FEMA reforms & PFAS Restrictions

The U.S. Senate passed HR 302 on Wednesday night; the bill will now move to the President’s desk for signature. In...