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EPA Announces Policy to Enhance Enforcement & Compliance Assurance Partnerships with States

EPA Announces Policy to Enhance Enforcement & Compliance Assurance Partnerships with States

Yesterday, EPA’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assistance (OECA) released its policy – “Enhancing Effective Partnerships Between the EPA and...

New York Governor Directs Health Department to Adopt MCLs for PFAS and 1,4 Dioxane

New York Governor Directs Health Department to Adopt MCLs for PFAS and 1,4 Dioxane

On July 8, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a directive for the State Department of Health to move forward...

CDC Releases Updated Emergency Water Supply Planning Guide for Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities

CDC Releases Updated Emergency Water Supply Planning Guide for Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities

As part of its work on water preparedness and response the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides an...

EPA Releases Report on In-Depth Analysis of Stage 2 DBPR and Consecutive System Compliance Challenges

EPA Releases Report on In-Depth Analysis of Stage 2 DBPR and Consecutive System Compliance Challenges

EPA has been conducting an in-depth analysis of SDWA rule implementation, focusing on the Stage 2 Disinfectants and Disinfection By-Products...

River Rally Features Drinking Water, Clean Water, and Agriculture Sessions

River Rally Features Drinking Water, Clean Water, and Agriculture Sessions

On June 21–24, River Network held their annual River Rally event in Cleveland, Ohio. The event took place near the...

House Passes FY 2020 EPA Appropriations But No Clear Path Forward

House Passes FY 2020 EPA Appropriations But No Clear Path Forward

This week the House of Representatives passed its second appropriations package which includes funding for the fiscal year 2020 for...

Upcoming Water Laboratory Alliance Security Summit

Upcoming Water Laboratory Alliance Security Summit

EPA Region 4 is hosting the upcoming Water Laboratory Alliance Security Summit in Atlanta, Georgia on November 13-14, 2019. This...

EPA Publishes New Validated Method 8327 for 24 PFAS Analytes in Water and Wastewater

EPA Publishes New Validated Method 8327 for 24 PFAS Analytes in Water and Wastewater

EPA has now validated SW-846 Method 8327 for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) using External Standard Calibration and Liquid Chromatography/Tandem...

ASDWA Attends State Environmental Health Directors Meeting

ASDWA Attends State Environmental Health Directors Meeting

Last week the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials hosted their annual meeting, bringing together leaders in environmental health...

EPA and States Kick Off 2020 Drinking Water Needs Survey

EPA and States Kick Off 2020 Drinking Water Needs Survey

Earlier this week EPA held a meeting in San Francisco with state survey coordinators to kick off the 2020 Drinking...

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