Drinking Water Headlines

PFAS Progress in Canada and Michigan

PFAS Progress in Canada and Michigan

Last December Health Canada released technical documents on PFOA and PFOS that assessed health risks, incorporated multiple studies, and considered...

NH Proposes Lower Arsenic Drinking Water Standard

NH Proposes Lower Arsenic Drinking Water Standard

Last Friday (1/4), the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) submitted a report to its legislature that recommended lowering...

Senate Confirms Head of CEQ and Another EPA Assistant Administrator

Senate Confirms Head of CEQ and Another EPA Assistant Administrator

During the last few hours of the 115th Congress on January 2nd, the Senate approved Mary Neumayr to lead the...

Shutdown Day 14

Shutdown Day 14

Today (Friday, 1/4), marks Day 14 of the partial federal government shutdown. Like the stock market, predicting how long this...

New Hampshire Proposes New PFAS Drinking Water Standards and Initiates Rulemaking

New Hampshire Proposes New PFAS Drinking Water Standards and Initiates Rulemaking

On December 31, the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) initiated a rulemaking with their newly proposed drinking water...

Reminder of EPA Extension to WIIN Lead Testing Grants Deadline

Reminder of EPA Extension to WIIN Lead Testing Grants Deadline

Between Christmas and New Year’s, EPA extended the deadline to February 11th for submission of the letters of intent to...

EPA Webinar on Treatment for Emerging Contaminants

EPA Webinar on Treatment for Emerging Contaminants

As part of their webinar series for small systems, EPA is holding a webinar on January 29, 2019, with presentations...

Study Estimates Dental Costs from Water Fluoridation Cessation in Juneau, Alaska

Study Estimates Dental Costs from Water Fluoridation Cessation in Juneau, Alaska

A recently published study estimated the dental costs from water fluoridation cessation in Juneau, Alaska. In 2007, Juneau voted to...

Budget Gridlock Continues

Budget Gridlock Continues

While traffic in Washington, D.C., has been light this week (minimal gridlock) due to the holidays and the Capitol Christmas...

2018 Retrospective on EPA & National Drinking Water Regulations

2018 Retrospective on EPA & National Drinking Water Regulations

For EPA and national drinking water regulations, 2018 has been relatively quiet compared to other environmental programs at EPA such...

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