environmental-justice

Highlights from the Lead Service Line Collaborative’s DC Meeting

Highlights from the Lead Service Line Collaborative’s DC Meeting

As a member organization of the Lead Service Line Replacement Collaborative, ASDWA staff attended a meeting to discuss new initiatives...

EPA Provides More than $50 Million for Small, Underserved, and Disadvantaged Communities to Access Safe Drinking Water

EPA Provides More than $50 Million for Small, Underserved, and Disadvantaged Communities to Access Safe Drinking Water

On June 26, EPA announced $50.4 million in annual funding to states and territories for communities to support projects and...

EPA Release EJScreen 2.2, Announces Multiple Public Training Opportunities

EPA Release EJScreen 2.2, Announces Multiple Public Training Opportunities

On June 27, EPA announced an update to EJScreen, the Agency’s publicly available environmental justice screening and mapping tool. This...

EPA Announces National Training Program for Community Lead Awareness

EPA Announces National Training Program for Community Lead Awareness

Yesterday, EPA announced that throughout 2023 it will host educational sessions in several communities that are especially vulnerable to lead...

President Biden Announces New Environmental Justice Office within CEQ

President Biden Announces New Environmental Justice Office within CEQ

President Biden signed a new Executive Order on April 21 as part of the Administration’s whole-of-government effort to address longstanding...

New Executive Order Aims to Expand Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities

New Executive Order Aims to Expand Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities

On February 16, the Biden Administration released a new Executive Order (EO), Further Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved...

EPA Updates Water Technical Assistance Website

EPA Updates Water Technical Assistance Website

On February 16, EPA released an update to the Agency’s Water Technical Assistance (TA) website. Most notably, EPA has developed...

EPA Announces Release of $2 Billion in BIL Funding to Address Emerging Contaminants in Drinking Water

EPA Announces Release of $2 Billion in BIL Funding to Address Emerging Contaminants in Drinking Water

On February 13, EPA announced the release of $2 billion in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) funding to address PFAS and...

ASDWA Asks President Biden to Fully Fund the SRFs in Joint Letter from Thirteen Water Organizations

ASDWA Asks President Biden to Fully Fund the SRFs in Joint Letter from Thirteen Water Organizations

In a February 2 letter, ASDWA joined twelve other water sector associations urging President Biden to fully fund the Clean...

ASDWA Releases New White Paper on Defining Disadvantaged Communities within the DWSRFs

ASDWA Releases New White Paper on Defining Disadvantaged Communities within the DWSRFs

Today (1/31), ASDWA is releasing a new white paper: “A New Era for the Drinking Water State Revolving Funds: Identifying...

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