Wastewater Regulations and Legislation

  1. Investing In Wastewater Drives Energy Efficiency
    2/2/2018

    In his State of the Union address on January 30th 2018, President Trump called for a $1.5 Trillion investment in infrastructure. If you’ve been around the wastewater industry for a while, you’ll know that infrastructure spending is often directed to roads and bridges first, transit needs second, and drinking water a distant third. But our industry has a pressing need for investment too.

  2. Miami-Dade May Join Fight Against State Water Quality Standards
    2/1/2018

    Water quality standards introduced by Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) came under renewed scrutiny late last month as Miami-Dade’s government operations committee joined a lawsuit to challenge them.

  3. Groups Lobby To Preserve Supreme Court Ruling On WOTUS
    1/26/2018

    After the Supreme Court cleared the way for an Obama-era environmental regulation to go into effect, Congress may become a hot spot for a major fight over water policy.

  4. Pruitt Describes EPA’s 2018 Agenda: Scaling Back Regulations And Staff
    1/25/2018

    In laying out the U.S. EPA’s agenda for 2018, Administrator Scott Pruitt indicated that the agency would focus on scaling back Obama-era clean water regulations while ramping up the fight against lead contamination in public drinking water.

  5. Massachusetts Raw Sewage Challenges Run Deep
    1/19/2018

    Massachusetts faces a deep problem with raw sewage.

  6. EPA Overstates Its Work On Superfund Cleanup
    1/16/2018

    Though the current U.S. EPA administration is boasting about its action to clean up the nation’s Superfund sites, it appears that it has not done as much as implied.

  7. Ohio EPA Awarded Record $936 Million In 2017 Water/Wastewater Loans
    1/10/2018

    With cuts being made to the budget of the federal EPA, individual states are having to step up and take matters of protecting drinking and source water into their own hands. Last year, none were more forceful with this change than Ohio.

  8. With EPA Cuts, Critics Fear Loss Of Water Oversight
    1/9/2018

    As the U.S. EPA is reshaped under President Trump, some are concerned over what has been reported as an “exodus” of employees from the agency.

  9. EPA Joins PFAS Investigation In Michigan
    1/3/2018

    One of the nation’s most high-profile water contamination cases has drawn federal interest, as the U.S. EPA joined an investigation into perfluorinated compound (PFC) pollution in Michigan.

  10. Wastewater Pros Use Artificial Sweeteners As Monitoring Tool
    1/2/2018

    Wastewater pros are using diet soda to track down pollution.