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ASDWA Provides Support for EPA’s Build America, Buy America Waiver for WIFIA Projects with Design Already Underway

ASDWA Provides Support for EPA’s Build America, Buy America Waiver for WIFIA Projects with Design Already Underway

Today (May 20), ASDWA submitted comments to EPA on a waiver for the requirements under Build America, Buy America (BABA)....

Register for the 6th National Capacity Development and Operator Certification Workshop

Register for the 6th National Capacity Development and Operator Certification Workshop

EPA and ASDWA will be hosting the 6th Annual National Capacity Development and Operator Certification Workshop on August 10-12 in...

EPA Adds Five New PFAS to List of Risk-Based Values to Help Agency Determine if Response or Remediation is Needed

EPA Adds Five New PFAS to List of Risk-Based Values to Help Agency Determine if Response or Remediation is Needed

On May 18, the EPA added five additional per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances to the Agency’s Regional Screening and Removal Management...

EPA Announces $1.9 billion in State Revolving Loan Funds to Upgrade Water Infrastructure Nationwide

EPA Announces $1.9 billion in State Revolving Loan Funds to Upgrade Water Infrastructure Nationwide

Late last Friday (May 13), EPA announced $1.9 billion in new base federal grant funding to the State Revolving Funds...

APHL Naegleria Fowleri Webinar with Texas and Louisiana

APHL Naegleria Fowleri Webinar with Texas and Louisiana

On Wednesday, May 25, 2022, from 3:00 – 4:00 pm (eastern time), the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) will...

DoD Temporarily Prohibits the Incineration of Materials Containing PFAS

DoD Temporarily Prohibits the Incineration of Materials Containing PFAS

In April, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced a temporary prohibition on the incineration of materials containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl...

EPA Opens 15-day Comment Period for Build America, Buy America Waiver for WIFIA Projects with Design Underway by 5/14/22

EPA Opens 15-day Comment Period for Build America, Buy America Waiver for WIFIA Projects with Design Underway by 5/14/22

The public has until May 20, 2022, to provide comments to EPA on a waiver for the requirements under Build...

EPA Announces First Virtual Meeting of NDWAC MDBP Working Group

EPA Announces First Virtual Meeting of NDWAC MDBP Working Group

EPA has recently announced the first meeting for its National Drinking Water Advisory Council (NDWAC) Microbial Disinfection Byproducts (MDBP) Working...

White House Releases Rural Playbook for Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

White House Releases Rural Playbook for Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

In April, the White House released a new playbook specifically focused on rural communities and how they can access and...

USDA NRCS Opportunity for Selecting NWQI Watersheds and Source Water Protection Areas

USDA NRCS Opportunity for Selecting NWQI Watersheds and Source Water Protection Areas

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service NRCS has just posted their new bulletin for the “National Water Quality Initiative (NWQI)...

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