Monday Morning Briefing

Monday Morning Briefing

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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Monday Morning Briefing: January 15, 2018

  • LCR Revisions Discussed in Federalism Consultation
  • AMWA Backs Bill to Extend WIFIA
  • Lawmakers Pitch SRF, WIFIA Increases for Infrastructure Plan
  • Water Quality Surveillance and Response System Tools Available from EPA
  • EPA Launches New Deregulation Webpage
  • WaterISAC Webinar to Highlight Black Sky Resilience
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  • AMWA Office Closed Monday

Monday Morning Briefing: January 8, 2017

  • AMWA Responds to Latest SASB Draft
  • WaterISAC Webinar to Highlight Black Sky Resilience
  • Source Water Collaborative to Host Webinar on USDA Resources for Source Water Protection
  • State Attorney Generals Urge Congress to Preserve IRIS
  • EPA to Hold WIFIA Information Session in D.C.
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Monday Morning Briefing: December 18, 2017

  • AMWA Urges Caution on SRF WIN Bill
  • Senate Confirms Office of Water Nominee
  • EPA Announces LCR Federalism Consultation, Revised Timeline
  • Tax Bill Preserves Municipal Bonds, Restores PABs
  • House Proposes CR Through January 19
  • GAO Seeks Utility Input on Inland Waterways Infrastructure
  • Federal Government Releases Annual Regulatory Plan
  • December AMWA Innovation Series Recording Now Available Online
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  • Monday Morning Briefing Year-End Schedule

Monday Morning Briefing: December 11, 2017

  • NDWAC Advises EPA on Health Advisories at D.C. Meeting
  • AMWA Leads Push to Preserve Water Security Division Funding
  • AMWA Reiterates Support for Advance Refunding Bonds
  • Pruitt Discusses Lead, WOTUS in Congressional Testimony
  • Congress Avoids Government Shutdown for Now
  • Perch Offers 60-Day Free Trial of Cybersecurity Services to WaterISAC Pro Members

  • EPA Launches Cross-Agency Effort to Address PFAS
  • Senate Confirms Nielsen as Homeland Security Secretary
  • Community Resilience Panel Disbanded
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Monday Morning Briefing: December 4, 2017

  • House Members Call for Preservation of Advance Refunding Bonds
  • White House Hurricane Relief Plan Includes New Flood Resilience Grants
  • New Bill Would Extend, Boost WIFIA
  • Moody’s Announces Potential Rating Impacts for Issuers Not Planning for Climate Risks
  • Final AMWA Innovation Series Webinar Is December 7
  • Two Top Environmental Nominees Approved by Senate Panel, NOAA Nominee Faces Scrutiny
  • AMWA Submits Comments on EPA’s Perchlorate Decision Making Materials
  • Drone Maker May Be Sending Critical Infrastructure Data to China
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