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New Blog Posts on Lead and New GAO Report on Lead Testing in Schools

New Blog Posts on Lead and New GAO Report on Lead Testing in Schools

Lead has been back in the news again with three new items of interest on lead. On Monday (7/16), the...

Multitude of Public Comments at EPA Hearing on Proposed Transparency in Science Rule

Multitude of Public Comments at EPA Hearing on Proposed Transparency in Science Rule

On Tuesday, July 17th, EPA held a public hearing on its proposed rule – “Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science”. There...

New Proposed Fluoridation Control Range Published

New Proposed Fluoridation Control Range Published

In a Federal Register Notice on July 13, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced a proposed operational control range...

California Releases New PFAS Drinking Water Guidelines

California Releases New PFAS Drinking Water Guidelines

On July 13th, the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) established new Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) drinking water...

Tools to Use – Protecting Your Utility from Harmful Algal Blooms

Tools to Use – Protecting Your Utility from Harmful Algal Blooms

Increasingly, utilities face harmful algal bloom or HAB challenges as they try to ensure the delivery of safe drinking water...

Transition Challenges Remain after ASDWA/EPA Data Management Users Conference

Transition Challenges Remain after ASDWA/EPA Data Management Users Conference

Today (7/12) marked the conclusion of another successful ASDWA/EPA Data Management Users Conference (DMUC) in Salt Lake City and the...

Vermont Updates PFAS Drinking Water Health Advisory and Expands Testing Plan for School Pilot

Vermont Updates PFAS Drinking Water Health Advisory and Expands Testing Plan for School Pilot

On July 10th, the Vermont Department of Health published a press release announcing that it has updated its drinking water...

APHL Webinar on State Applications of the Environmental Public Health Tracking Network

APHL Webinar on State Applications of the Environmental Public Health Tracking Network

On Monday, July 30th from 3:00 – 4:00 pm (eastern), the Association of Public Health Laboratories will host a free...

Senate Democrats Introduce Electronic Accounting and Reporting Act

Senate Democrats Introduce Electronic Accounting and Reporting Act

On July 10, eleven Democratic Senators introduced the “Contaminant and Lead Electronic Accounting and Reporting Requirements (CLEARR) Act.  The measure...

USA Today Story on Legionnaires’ Standard Dispute

USA Today Story on Legionnaires’ Standard Dispute

On Monday, July 9th, USA Today published a story on a dispute on a Legionnaires’ standard being developed by NSF...

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