Monday Morning Briefing

Monday Morning Briefing

Monday Morning Briefing: July 1, 2019

  • Senate approves SDWA reforms targeting PFAS
  • House approves spending package with EPA, NOAA funds
  • After long wait perchlorate proposal makes it to Federal Register
  • White House issues draft NEPA greenhouse gas guidance
  • EPA publishes update to Freedom of Information Act regulations
  • Updated INSIGHT database available for download
  • Congress on recess for Independence Day

Monday Morning Briefing: June 24, 2019

  • PFAS bill proceeds apace as AMWA offers continued dialogue
  • House panel wants study on water’s CFATS exemption
  • Senate bill would let states use CWSRF funds for lead projects
  • House approves Army Corps appropriations as EPA spending bill goes to the floor
  • EIS Council invites registrants for international black sky exercise
  • Federal agencies required to terminate one-third of advisory committees under new Executive Order
  • Source Water Collaborative hosts webinar on working with agriculture partners to protect drinking water sources
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Monday Morning Briefing: June 17, 2019

  • Senate PFAS deal would expedite regulations and health advisories
  • AMWA moves to protect weather forecasting capabilities
  • Speakers sought for AMWA’s Executive Management Conference
  • AMWA helps EPA define “near significant sources” in TSCA comments
  • EPA fact sheet spells out new utility rights under AWIA
  • Register now for best rates for the 34th Annual WateReuse Symposium
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Monday Morning Briefing: June 10, 2019

  • WaterISAC unveils new cybersecurity fundamentals guide
  • President signs disaster relief bill with drinking water resilience funds
  • Wheeler promises more engagement, utilization of EPA’s Science Advisory Board
  • AMWA Security Committee releases materials from cybersecurity webinar
  • Water Finance Conference set for August
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Monday Morning Briefing: June 3, 2019

  • AMWA Gold, Platinum award applications due this Friday
  • AMWA to present overview of cybersecurity assessments
  • EPA Seeks Comments on Study of Oil and Gas Extraction Wastewater Management
  • Environmental Working Group extends deadline for critiques of its Tap Water Database
  • New EPA webinar series to emphasize earthquake resilience
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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

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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