Regulatory Report

Regulatory Report

Regulatory Report: November - December 2016

  • EPA Office of Water Closes Out New Year with Release of Risk Management Plan Rule, Six-Year Review Revisions
  • EPA Administrator Signs Final UCMR4 – Pre-Publication Version Posted
  • Trump Selects Scott Pruitt to Head EPA
  • NDWAC Meets in Washington, D.C.
  • White House Unveils Recommendations on Science and Technology for Safe Drinking Water
  • EPA Issues Final Drinking Water Action Plan
  • EPA Finalizes Fourth Contaminant Candidate List
  • EPA Issues Clarification on PFOA/PFOS Health Advisories
  • EPA Releases New Tools and Resources Targeting Cyanotoxins
  • Waterkeeper Alliance Files Notice of Intent to File Lawsuit Under SDWA
  • EPA Releases EJ 2020 Action Agenda

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Regulatory Report: August - October 2016

  • EPA Releases New White Paper Outlining Potential LCR Revisions
  • District Court Approves Perchlorate Consent Decree
  • GAO Report Looks at Water Utility Challenges in the Face of Declining Populations
  • New EPA Memorandum Provides Additional Clarifications on LCR Interpretation
  • EPA Office of Inspector General Issues Management Alert on Emergency Orders
  • New Website Launched to Evaluate Drinking Water Compliance Data
  • EPA Launches New Drinking Water Data Reporting Portal
  • EPA Issues Technical Advisory for PFOA Analysis
  • Call to Action Asks States to Renew Emphasis on Water Quality
  • EPA Seeks Comment on Revised Perchlorate Model
  • EPA Releases Scientific Literature Review of Legionella Control Technologies
  • New Environmental Working Group Report Puts Chromium-6 Back in the Spotlight

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Regulatory Report: June - July 2016

  • American Academy of Pediatrics Releases Policy Statement on Lead
  • EPA Posts Primacy Agencies' Letters on LCR Compliance
  • CDC Launches New System for Tracking Harmful Algal Blooms
  • EPA Releases Proposed Protective Action Guide for Drinking Water Following Radiological Incidents
  • AMWA Meets with Top EPA Officials to Discuss More Efficient SDWA Implementation
  • USGS Releases New Interactive Mapping Tool to Assess Long-Term Water Quality Trends

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Regulatory Report: April - May 2016

  • Health Advisory Levels Established for PFOA and PFOS
  • AMWA Raises Questions on Risk Management Program Rule Revisions
  • Summary of WPC Lead Roundtable Discussion
  • AMWA Commits Support for Reducing Exposure to Lead in Drinking Water
  • Source Water Collaborative Releases New Online Tool: Source to Tap
  • AMWA Joins Coalition in Calling for Full Funding for Water Monitoring Efforts

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Regulatory Report: February - March 2016

  • EPA Releases Updated OCCT Recommendations
  • Flint Water Advisory Task Force Issues Final Report
  • EPA Releases Updated National Rivers and Streams Assessment
  • Governors Urge Increased Action on PFOA Concerns
  • AMWA Sends Letter to EPA on Lead Recommendations
  • EPA Proposes Risk Management Program Updates
  • New Study Shows Impacts of Discontinuing Flouridation
  • Water Groups Speak Out on Flint Emergency
  • EPA Releases DWMAPS - A New Online Mapping Tool
  • NRDC Files Perchlorate Lawsuit

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Regulatory Report: December 2015 - January 2016

  • White House, EPA Boost Federal Response for Combatting Lead in Flint
  • AMWA Endorses Better Federal Messaging on Household Medication Disposal
  • EPA Delays Final Regulatory Determination for Strontium
  • NRDC Gives Notice of Perchlorate Lawsuit
  • UCMR4 Proposal Published in Federal Register

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Regulatory Report: October - November 2015

  • EPA Administrator Signs UCMR4 Proposal
  • NDWAC Set to Send Lead and Copper Recommendations to EPA Administrator
  • EPA Releases Algal Toxin Strategic Plan
  • New Leadership for EPA's Office of Water
  • EPA Releases Draft Legionella Literature Review
  • Sixth Circuit Grants Stay of Clean Water Rule Nationwide
  • EPA Finalizes Effluent Limitation Guidelines For Power Plants

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Regulatory Report: August - September 2015

  • Clean Water Rule Court Battles Continue
  • EPA Administrator Signs Proposed Pharmaceutical Waste Rule
  • AMWA Offers Comments at EPA Algal Toxin Listening Session
  • EPA Finalizes Rule Updating NPDES Discharge Reporting Requirements
  • EPA Publishes Final 2014 Effluent Guidelines Program Plan

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Regulatory Report: June - July 2015

  • Final Clean Water Rule Published, Legal Challenges Begin
  • NDWAC Lead and Copper Working Group Holds Final In-Person Meeting
  • Revised Underground Storage Tank Regulations Finalized
  • EPA Finalizes Health Advisories and Guidance for Cyanotoxins
  • Draft Assessment of Fracking Impacts on Drinking Water Resources Released
  • EPA Finalizes Environmental Justice Guidance

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Regulatory Report: April - May 2015

  • EPA and Army Corps Finalize Clean Water Rule
  • EPA Announces Health Advisory Levels for Two Algal Toxins
  • Working Group Struggles to Craft Final LCR Recommendations
  • Public Health Service Publishes Updated Flouride Goal
  • OMB Begins Review of Final Clean Water Rule
  • Harmful Algal Bloom Early Warning System Planned
  • EPA Launches SDWA Dashboard

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