Monday Morning Briefing

Monday Morning Briefing

Monday Morning Briefing: March 26, 2018

  • Congress Approves Funding Bill With Big Increase for Water Infrastructure
  • Omnibus Provides $10 Million for Lead Service Line Replacement Grants
  • Reclamation, Army Corps Enjoy Funding Boost in Omnibus
  • EPA Officials Discuss Regulatory Updates at AMWA Water Policy Conference
  • AMWA Paper Sets Stage for Examining Alternative Project Delivery, P3s
  • Supreme Court Will Not Take Up Flint Civil Rights Case
  • FEMA Seeks Water Sector Participants for Emergency Preparedness Exercise
  • DHS Releases Framework on Disaster Area Re-Entry and Credentialing
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Monday Morning Briefing: March 19, 2018

  • Water Executives Gather for AMWA Policy Conference
  • Supreme Court Discusses Flint Water Crisis Disputes
  • Hearing Sheds Little Light on How to Pay for Infrastructure Plan
  • Water and Wastewater Utilities Targeted by Russian Government Malicious Cyber Activity
  • FEMA Releases New Strategic Plan
  • Infrastructure Communication Is Topic of Online Training Sessions
  • EPA Plans Webinar on Surveillance and Response Systems for Contamination Incidents
  • National Academies Webinar Highlights Earthquake and Tsunami Warnings
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Monday Morning Briefing: March 12, 2018

  • AMWA Submits Comments to EPA on Lead and Copper Rule Issues
  • AMWA Writes to House Panels on WIFIA Legislation
  • Congressman Carbajal Added to Water Policy Conference Lineup
  • FEMA Seeks National Level Exercise Participants from Water Sector
  • EPA Announces Action Plan for Addressing Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie
  • Senate Democrats Propose Repeal of Tax Breaks to Fund Infrastructure
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Monday Morning Briefing: March 5, 2018

  • Supreme Court Allows Water Transfers Rule to Stand
  • Innovative WaterXchange Collaboration Platform Launched for Water Industry
  • EPA Homeland Security Webinar to Detail Real-Time Analytics Pilot Project
  • Senate Panel Hears Testimony on Infrastructure Plan as Momentum Appears Lacking
  • Legislation Proposes to Offer Expanded Water Recycling Grant Opportunities
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Monday Morning Briefing February 26, 2018

  • AMWA Joins Letter Backing Water Research Funding
  • Top Legislative, Regulatory Policymakers to Address AMWA Conference
  • Comment Sought on NPDES Applicability to Point Source Discharges from Groundwater
  • Two Federal Lead Exposure Initiatives Launched in February
  • WateReuse Association Seeks Abstracts for Symposium
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Monday Morning Briefing: February 19, 2018

  • Trump Infrastructure Plan Proposes $200 Billion for Grants, WIFIA Reforms
  • Trump Budget Would Slash WIFIA Amid Severe EPA Cuts
  • White House Budget Plan Would Cut WaterSMART by 75 Percent
  • President’s Task Force Meets to Discuss Federal Strategy for Reducing Childhood Lead Exposure
  • EPA Releases FY18-FY22 Strategic Plan
  • Monthly WaterISAC Cyber Threat Briefing Set for February 21

  • Presidents’ Day Holiday Sees Congress in Recess, AMWA Office Closed

Monday Morning Briefing: February 12, 2018

  • Budget Deal Reopens Government, Promises Billions for Infrastructure Projects
  • AMWA Seeks Comments on Title XVI Program for GAO Report
  • Democrats Include Drinking Water in $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan
  • Wheeler Nomination for EPA Deputy Administrator Advances from Committee
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Monday Morning Briefing: February 5, 2018

  • Trump Outlines Infrastructure Plan in Address to Congress
  • New Bill Would Use WIFIA to Fund Expanded SRF Investments
  • Pruitt Reiterates “War on Lead” in Senate Testimony
  • Implementation of Clean Water Rule Delayed to 2020
  • Reclamation Drought Response Grant Applications Due in Early February
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Monday Morning Briefing: January 29, 2018

  • Leaked Infrastructure Plan Prioritizes Matching Funds, Reorganizes WIFIA
  • Senators Offer Version of WIFIA Reauthorization Bill
  • Senate Bill Aims to Boost Water Utility Workforce
  • R.D. James Confirmed by Senate to Lead Army Corps of Engineers
  • Supreme Court Unanimously Rules WOTUS Jurisdiction Lies in the District Courts
  • AMWA Submits Letter to EPA on TSCA Pre-Prioritization
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Monday Morning Briefing: January 22, 2018

  • Congress Goes Down to the Wire on Government Funding Bill
  • Corps Suggests Progress in Drafting WIFIA Rules
  • The National Academies Undertaking Legionella Project
  • Bureau of Reclamation Webinar to Detail Drought Response Funding

  • WaterISAC to Host Water Sector Cyber Threat Briefing Wednesday
  • Black Sky Resilience Webinar This Tuesday
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