Monday Morning Briefing

Monday Morning Briefing

Monday Morning Briefing: February 18, 2019

  • EPA releases PFAS Action Plan
  • Congress, president finalize FY19 EPA appropriations
  • EPA, Army Corps release long-awaited WOTUS proposal
  • Water utility financial trends highlighted in February 21 webinar
  • WaterISAC releases materials from AWIA risk and resilience assessment webinar
  • Congress in week-long recess for Presidents’ Day

Monday Morning Briefing: February 11, 2019

  • Free WaterISAC webinar to address AWIA risk and resilience assessments
  • State of the Union infrastructure plan short on details
  • Three key EPA officials join AMWA Water Policy Conference program
  • Committees dip their toes into climate change debate
  • Democrats debut lofty “Green New Deal” goals
  • Senate panel moves Wheeler nomination forward
  • Army Corps, EPA reschedule public hearing in Kansas City, Kansas on new WOTUS proposal
  • 2018 saw major weather and climate disaster losses
  • Complete WEF’s survey on capital project and program management
  • This week in Congress

Monday Morning Briefing: February 4, 2019

  • AMWA releases 2018 INSIGHT financial survey results, announces webinar
  • 2019 AMWA utility management awards program launched
  • Free WaterISAC webinar to address AWIA risk and resilience assessments
  • Executive order seeks to boost American-made products
  • Wheeler responds to senators’ follow-up queries on PFAS, lead
  • EPA releases 2018 Year in Review
  • Environmental groups sue EPA over missed SDWA deadlines
  • This week in Congress

Monday Morning Briefing: January 28, 2019

  • Temporary funding deal puts shutdown on hold
  • Lawmakers organize PFAS Task Force
  • Register now for webinar on lead service line flushing
  • WaterISAC Cyber Threat Briefing now available
  • This week in Congress

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

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

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