Monday Morning Briefing

Monday Morning Briefing

Monday Morning Briefing: January 21, 2019

  • Registration opens for AMWA 2019 Water Policy Conference
  • EPA Acting Administrator Wheeler talks water priorities at Senate confirmation hearing
  • AMWA joins call for water funds in infrastructure package
  • House committee rosters take shape
  • Slides from AMWA webinar on risk assessment requirements available
  • WaterISAC to convene monthly Cyber Threat Briefing
  • This Week in Congress

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Monday Morning Briefing: January 14, 2019

  • House approves EPA funding bill, again
  • Trump nominates interim EPA boss to fill role on permanent basis
  • Government shutdown impacts infrastructure security programs
  • New bill would include algal blooms in “major disaster” definition
  • Adaptation Clearinghouse catalogs climate adaptation resources
  • Register now for webinars on lead service line flushing and inventory mapping
  • EPA, Army Corps postpone WOTUS public hearing amid partial government shutdown
  • WateReuse Association to host webinar focused on legislation impacting reuse
  • This week in Congress

Monday Morning Briefing: January 7, 2019

  • Government shutdown may slow EPA regulatory agenda
  • Shutdown continues as Senate is expected to reject House spending plan
  • Security Committee convenes call to discuss new risk assessment law
  • Senate approves multiple agency nominees ahead of Congress change
  • Federal government releases plan for reducing childhood lead exposure
  • Army Corps to hold public hearing in Kansas City, Kansas on new WOTUS proposal
  • House Democrats form new committee to probe “climate crisis”
  • US Water Alliance webinar to highlight benefits of consolidation
  • This week in Congress

Monday Morning Briefing: December 17, 2018

  • Army Corps of Engineers, EPA unveil new WOTUS rule
  • Congress approves Farm Bill with new focus on source water protection
  • New bill would direct PFAS testing in waterbodies
  • EPA restores Great Lakes Advisory Board
  • Hazardous waste disposal rule given green light by EPA
  • Power outage risk examined in new government report
  • Manufacturers issue parameters for plumbing products used for graywater reuse
  • EPA to introduce Analytical Preparedness Full-Scale Exercise toolkit
  • This week in Congress
  • AMWA holiday schedule

Monday Morning Briefing: December 10, 2018

  • National Drinking Water Advisory Council Delves into EPA Priorities
  • Congress Punts Again on Spending Bill
  • Congress Could Vote on Farm Bill Deal This Week
  • Senate Minority Leader Says Infrastructure Bill Must Include Climate Component
  • AMWA Urges EPA to Better Focus the Contaminant Candidate List Process
  • EPA to Introduce Analytical Preparedness Full-Scale Exercise Toolkit
  • This Week in Congress

Monday Morning Briefing: December 3, 2018

  • New Climate Assessment Volume Describes Growing Risks from Climate Change
  • Top EPA Drinking Water Official Announces Retirement
  • INSIGHT Survey Deadline Extended to December 11
  • AMWA Submits Comments Supporting Proposed FOIA Revisions
  • This Week in Congress

Monday Morning Briefing: November 19, 2018

  • President Trump Eyes Wheeler as Next EPA Administrator 
  • EPA Announces Upcoming Dates for NDWAC Meeting
  • INSIGHT Financial Survey Deadline Is November 20
  • WaterISAC Releases Fuel Webinar Recording
  • Thanksgiving Break

Monday Morning Briefing: November 12, 2018

  • INSIGHT Survey Alert: Deadline November 20
  • Divided Congress Could Seek Common Ground on Infrastructure
  • Old Faces Set to Take New Roles on Capitol Hill
  • WaterISAC to Convene Emergency Fuel Webinar
  • Webinar Recordings Available for AMWA’s P3 Series
  • This Week in Congress
  • AMWA Office Closed for Veterans Day

Monday Morning Briefing: November 5, 2018

  • Apply Now for 2019 Water and Wastewater Leadership Center
  • EPA Selects Applicants for $5 Billion in WIFIA Loans
  • Office of Science and Technology Floats Proposal to Expand and Clarify FOIA
  • Webinar to Showcase How P3s Can Buoy Capital Plans
  • WaterISAC to Convene Emergency Fuel Webinar

Monday Morning Briefing: October 29, 2018

  • Water Policy Bill Becomes Law with Trump’s Signature
  • White House Issues New Western Water Policy
  • Repeal of 2015 Clean Water Rule Pushed to Spring
  • EPA Webinar to Highlight Resilience in Vulnerable Communities
  • USGS Study Finds Little Change in Water Quality of U.S. Streams and Rivers

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