Monday Morning Briefing

Monday Morning Briefing

Monday Morning Briefing: May 27, 2019

  • EPA announces long-awaited perchlorate MCL proposal
  • Senate panel takes a swing at PFAS oversight
  • Registration now open for AMWA’s 2019 Executive Management Conference
  • Disaster bill includes funds for drinking water resilience
  • AMWA backs push for DWSRF extension
  • EPA spending bill marches on as House panel gives its blessing
  • PFOA/PFOS regulatory determinations still on track for December release
  • EPA seeks nominations for Science Advisory Board and SAB standing committees
  • AMWA, Congress pause in observance of Memorial Day

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Monday Morning Briefing: May 20, 2019

  • AMWA says PFAS response should respect science-based regulations
  • Subcommittee advances spending bill with big increases in water funding
  • Billions for drinking water included in House panel’s infrastructure plan
  • AMWA Security Committee to present overview of cybersecurity assessments
  • EPA releases data from Fourth Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule
  • AMWA backs emerging contaminant research bill
  • Army Corps, NOAA see funding boosts in FY20 spending proposals
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Monday Morning Briefing: May 13, 2019

  • Lawmakers offer bevy of PFAS bills ahead of committee hearing
  • Budget allocation offers room for growth in EPA spending
  • EPA to demonstrate new resilient strategies tool via webinar
  • Science Advisory Board to convene June 5-6; meeting open to the public
  • WaterISAC to convene monthly Cyber Threat Briefing
  • Successful hazard preparation is focus of WaterISAC webinar
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Monday Morning Briefing: May 6, 2019

  • Deadlines approach for AMWA’s 2019 utility management awards
  • House bill sets aggressive timeline for PFAS regulation
  • EPA offering grants to support clean water in schools and disadvantaged communities
  • Trump, Democrats eye $2 trillion infrastructure plan
  • AMWA criticizes water contaminants report by Environmental Working Group
  • Senators offer bill to increase emerging contaminant research
  • White House issues order to bolster U.S. cybersecurity workforce
  • House panel greenlights energy-water nexus bill
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Monday Morning Briefing: April 29, 2019

  • EPA plan on PFAS in groundwater “expects” polluters to address contamination
  • EPA: No federal permits needed for pollutants introduced to surface water via a groundwater connection
  • Tuesday webinar: $6 billion in water infrastructure financing up for grabs
  • Trump, congressional leaders to huddle over infrastructure plan
  • Save the date for AMWA’s 2019 Executive Management Conference
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Monday Morning Briefing: April 22, 2019

  • EPA seeks borrowers for $6 billion in WIFIA loans
  • EPA requests public input by July 1 for reuse action plan
  • WaterISAC to convene monthly Cyber Threat Briefing
  • Registration opens for 2019 WateReuse Symposium
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Monday Morning Briefing: April 15, 2019

  • AMWA outlines recommendations for new Waters of the U.S. rule
  • Aggressive AWIA, LCR timelines confirmed at Water Policy Conference
  • Lawmakers grill Wheeler again over proposed SRF cuts
  • Congress approves Colorado River management plan
  • Mark your calendar for April 24 LSL replacement webinar
  • Senate approves Bernhardt as new Interior Department head
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Monday Morning Briefing: April 8, 2019

  • AMWA Policy Conference brings water execs to nation’s capital
  • EPA plans to unveil new Lead and Copper Rule this summer
  • AMWA leads push against proposed cuts to water infrastructure funding
  • EPA seeking applicants for $6 billion in water infrastructure loans
  • EPA Administrator touts water infrastructure programs in Hill testimony
  • Wheeler tiptoes around question on lead pipe replacement program
  • New poll shows strong public support for increased water infrastructure investment
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Monday Morning Briefing: April 1, 2019

  • Ross sticks to PFAS script in Hill testimony
  • EPA details panoply of updates to the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund
  • AMWA urges EPA to lead by example by piloting federal reuse projects
  • AMWA members invited to access webinar slides on DHS assessment support
  • WaterISAC Cyber Threat Briefing materials now available
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Monday Morning Briefing: March 25, 2019

  • EPA formalizes AWIA risk assessment procedures
  • Leader of House environment panel unveils principles for climate legislation
  • EPA, Army Corps deny requests for WOTUS comment period extension
  • Security Committee webinar on March 26 to showcase free DHS assessment resources
  • AMWA annual report highlights member contributions
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